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2018 Mazda6 smartphone upgrade appointment near Longview, TX

Starting in September 2018, Mazda is taking the rare, if an unprecedented step of retrofitting this year’s Mazda6 sedan with new equipment and software upgrade that will change the way they use their vehicles. Most of us would rather forget our wallets at home than our smartphones. Mazda is delivering what its customers need by making the MAZDA CONNECT™ system compatible with the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites of applications.

Owners can schedule a 2018 Mazda6 smartphone upgrade appointment near Longview, TX with Gorman McCracken Mazda by filling out the form on this page, clicking the appointment scheduling link in the service menu or calling the dealership.

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What do I get with the upgrade?

Obviously, the centerpiece to infotainment upgrade that will allow 2018 Mazda6 owners to use Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ is the new software. However, the automaker isn’t done. When owners bring their Mazda6 into the Gorman McCracken Mazda Service Department, they will also be getting the latest version of MAZDA CONNECT™ and a 2.1-amp USB port that will charge devices faster than the original factory-installed equipment.

This upgrade can be scheduled at your convenience and will be completed at no cost to owners.

Things you need to know

To be eligible for the upgrade, owners must have a 2018 Mazda6 one of the following trims:

  • Touring
  • Grand Touring
  • Grand Touring Reserve
  • Signature