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Hyundai today officially announced that its 2017 Elantra will be available this month, and will be the next vehicle to receive support for Google’s Android Auto platform…

Both smartphone integrations will be available on the 2017 Elantra’s seven-inch Display Audio touchscreen system with rearview camera and Hyundai’s eight-inch touchscreen navigation system with voice texting, access to music stored on the phone and third-party audio apps.

Hyundai’s press release notes that Elantra “provides an available second USB port for charging because of this wired connection.”

And as for owners of other Hyundai vehicles, the company confirms that it will provide more information on how vehicles using its Fourth-generation navigation system or Display Audio system can upgrade to Android Auto. Currently, the feature is only available to 2015 and 2016 Sonata models and phones running Android 5.0, Lollipop or higher.

You can check out Google’s master list of Android Auto content here.

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