What is the latest Kia UVO eServices technology?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia K900, Kia Technology on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 7:05 pm
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Kia has just released a new UVO Services upgrade! This latest Kia UVO eServices technology is an exclusive feature, reserved only for owners the 2016 K900. With the new version, UVO Luxury Services, drivers will be able to enjoy remote vehicle command options, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and so much more.

Goal of the UVO upgrade to UVO Luxury Services is to allow vehicle occupants to more safely use their mobile devices and in more ways than previously offered. The upgrade’s reveal follows that of Kia’s new 2017 model releases at this year’s auto shows.

UVO Luxury Services Features 2016 K900 android auto

With advanced features such as the remote vehicle command, drivers can remotely start and stop their K900, lock or unlock it and even control the cabin temperature.

Another new feature on the UVO Luxury version is a My Car Zone application. Using this, K900 drivers can set alerts for speeding and curfews, add points of interest to the system, utilize local Google search app and check out the Geo-fence setting.

Below you can see each level of Kia’s UVO system. One or another being available on every Kia model based on trim level.

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UVO eServices UVO eServices with NAV UVO Luxury Services
MYUVO Access Navigation Google Search
Parking Minder My Points of Interest Remote Vehicle Command
Vehicle Diagnostics SiriusXM Travel Link My Car Zone
Roadside Assistance Song Tagging 911 Connect
Voice Command Touch Screen with Touch Scrolling Car Care Web

Each level of the UVO eServices lineup is equipped with universal features for driver convenience. Whether your Kia is fitted with UVO eServices or UVO Luxury Services, you will still be able to enjoy features such as voice command, Jukebox, Bluetooth wireless technology and a rear-view camera.

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Android Auto/Apple CarPlay and UVO Luxury Services

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are two new popular features looked for in new models, which is why with the latest UVO eServices rollout we’ve made sure the system supports both connectivity programs. With Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, drivers and passengers can enjoy a number of great features and easy mobile device connectivity.

Through UVO eServices and Android Auto/Apple CarPlay drivers can access voice-guided navigation, make calls, send and receive text messages, utilize compatible smartphone apps, stream music and more. In addition to the voice-command features, the system’s functions can also be control using steering wheel-mounted buttons.

You can read more about how to pair your smart phone with
Android Auto and Kia’s UVO eServices by clicking the picture below!

2016 Kia Optima pair smart phone

For Kia K900 owners, the UVO Luxury Services app can be downloaded from the iTunes store, GooglePlay through the Kia App store or using the myuvo.com web portal. If you would like more information on the 2016 Kia K900 or on how to get UVO eServices, contact the team at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, WV.