2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Entertainment Technology Overview
If you’re looking for top-level technology, you look to luxury vehicles. If you’re looking for a luxury vehicle, you look to Mercedes-Benz. In the 2019 lineup, the Mercedes-Benz GLS offers a sophisticated suite of technology features that bring a new level of ease to the driving experience. Keep reading to learn more about the entertainment technology available on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS and how Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ work into the mix.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ Compatibility
Among the advanced features available on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS are Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Whether your smartphone allegiance lies with Apple or Android, these systems allow you to enjoy a variety of apps via an interface that looks and works like your smartphone. These features give the ability to link your infotainment system with your phone so you can make calls, hear and dictate text messages, stream music, use navigation and more.
What 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Trim Levels Include Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™?
If you’re looking to purchase the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS, you should know that the availability of Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ varies between trim levels. For the GLS 450 4MATIC®, these features are available as part of the Premium Package, which costs $3,830 to add. The price seems steep but is well worth it considering the trim also gains ambient lighting, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, keyless entry with push-button start and more. This higher-level GLS 550 4MATIC® gains a wealth of features to its standard package, including Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, of course. Other standard multimedia features gained on the GLS 550 4MATIC® include the COMAND® with touchpad controller, voice control, the harman/kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system* and all the features found on the Premium Package.