AUBURN HILLS, Michigan — A free software package is now available for owners of certain 2013-'15 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles that will allow the Uconnect infotainment system to integrate the Apple iPhone Siri Eyes Free feature.
Consumers can download and install the update themselves or schedule a service appointment to have the software update installed at their dealership. Additional charges for a service appointment may apply.
Fiat-Chrysler said the upgrade is available to nearly 2 million properly equipped vehicles with a Uconnect 8.4 touchscreen system.
The vehicles include:
- 2013-'15 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500
- 2013-'15 Dodge Viper
- 2014-'15 Dodge Durango
- 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger
- 2014-'15 Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee
- 2015 Jeep Renegade
- 2015 Chrysler 200 and 300
Siri Eyes Free capability lets users dictate and send messages by voice, select specific songs, create reminder notifications and set calendar entries.
Drivers activate Siri Eyes Free from the voice button on the steering wheel.
Edmunds says: Owners of these vehicles can now choose whether to activate this highly desirable connectivity feature.