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Best option for adding Android Auto or CarPlay to your JLR

Let's be honest: You're considering this because it's the cheapest of the boxes that offer this capability. And it delivers. I was skeptical, too, but it was less than 1/3 of the price of the "name brand" competitors, which all seem to do exactly the same thing. So I rolled the dice and purchased directly from Road Top for $209, including shipping. Shipping was fast. Only about 4 days to Iowa. The packaging and device build quality were both very good. Cable looms are well made and well pretty well labeled, but really it only plugs in one way because each of the connectors are unique, so the labels aren't that important. The only issue I had was with getting the main connector into the head unit was very tight. I shaved a touch off the top of the clip and added a bit of silicon grease on the high spots and that helped a little. The instructions provided were high quality with lots of pictures and a QR code to how to disassemble your interior. After you get everything plugged in, make sure you test it before putting you interior back together. You may have to adjust the DIP switches to get it to display correctly (all well described in the provided instructions), or, as with my case, it may not display anything at all....
Tech support. I was not happy that it didn't just work right away, and the troubleshooting guide didn't address this issue. I emailed the address in the order confirmation email and sent some pictures and a link to a video I took showing the issue. If you need support, take pictures and video of the issue. Tech support is in China, so be prepared to wait overnight for a response if you are in the USA. Responses were in very good English and were clear and helpful. I think the video was the best thing I did to facilitate this exchange given that I had a non-standard problem. Tech support suggested a couple of things from the troubleshooting section of the manual, which I'd already done, but they also sent a very small (39 KB) ZIP file that contained a firmware upgrade. The upgrade was easy, just unzip the files, put them on a clean FAT32 formatted USB drive, and then boot the Road Top box with that plugged into it. Wait 5 minutes, then unplug the USB drive and reboot. That upgrade is what fixed my issue, which honestly surprised me. The remaining configuration setting within the device interface was very easy and covered in the instructions. Don't overthink this, just follow the instructions even if you think otherwise. It works like a champ. I put everything back together and it has been great. The only issue I had is that the WiFi channel programmed for use in the US is channel 6 which is used by everything. I was getting interference driving through neighborhoods, at traffic lights, everywhere. I changed to the Europe setting (136, I think), and it is much better. Don't tell the FCC. But you can do all that through the interface in just a few seconds, so you don't have to take the interior apart again.
Functionality. The only things you give up when installing this are the factory navigation (no problem, you want your phone nav, anyway) and within Android Auto or CarPlay, you can't change tracks with the steering wheel controls (volume and phone controls on the wheel work fine, and the track buttons work if you are listening from any other source than the Road top). That's it. You can still use the factory bluetooth for calls or music if you want. The factory backup camera works like normal, as do the park assist functions. It changes between factory screens and AA or CP screens seamlessly. All the stuff in the 4x4 and "Extra Features" sections of the factory infotainment system work great. The Road Top box has an EQ built in, and you may want to adjust that to get good sound quality through CP and AA. Good luck!

The best option

Amazing.. you can now use BT for audio and its seemless for everything
Installing was tough for the harness but totally worth it

Quick delivery and solid product

Ordered a roadtop device for my MINI F56 and it was delivered within a few days and the product/packaging was solid.

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For Mazda 2 3 6 CX-3 4 5 8 9 MX-5
iñigo alegre tellechea
Mazda cx5

Fast shipping and everything perfect.
I have already bought several products and all of them are luxury.
Impeccable support for any questions.

CLS63 AMG

This is the best screen you can get for the CLS, after buying 3 previous screens (from AliExpress) and returning them because they were dim and low quality, I’ve finally found a screen I can be proud of having in my CLS63 AMG thank you roadtop for making such a badass android screen for my car!

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For Audi Q7
David Flynn
Great little box

This is a fab addition to my q7. Works very well. Good quality picture and seemless connection to phone. Install was well described and faultless too. Worked exactly as described

True lifetime extender of my car

The CarPlay option added by the RoadTop product has really extended the lifetime of my 2014-year C-Class Stationwagon. The Mercedes original car navigation has mo more Japan map data update so that I was considering to buy a new car just because of the reason. However, I can now use the CarPlay even wirelessly and continue to enjoying the driving.

Great Navi system for motorcycle

I have bought the 5 inch screen device to use the Tom Tom Go app from my Android phone.
It synchronize really quick being the quality of the screen very good.
Checked it in a couple of long tours in a sunny day & cloudy days.
I am too satisfactory with my new toy for my motorcycle.

There are many good qualities of this module

It arrived quickly and looked simple enough to install. However, there was NO manual and it took over 3.5 hours to install. Without any guidance, most everything works except the rear view camera. A request has been sent to the manufacturer for a response on how to connect everything.

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For BMW i3 I01
Rui Sousa
All perfect

Works like a charm

Way to update after the 3G towers were turned off

I recently installed CarPlay in my 2017 Lexus Rx350, and I have to say, it works like a champ! The installation process was straightforward and didn't require any complicated modifications to my car's system.

Once installed, CarPlay seamlessly integrates with the car's infotainment system, providing a user-friendly interface that is both intuitive and responsive.

One of the things I love about CarPlay is its seamless integration with my iPhone. I can easily access my favorite apps, such as Apple Maps for navigation, Apple Music for streaming music, and Siri for hands-free control. The voice recognition is excellent, and Siri understands my commands accurately, allowing me to keep my eyes on the road while staying connected.

The sound quality during phone calls and music playback is impressive. The CarPlay system utilizes the car's built-in speakers, providing clear and immersive audio. I also appreciate the ability to use steering wheel controls and voice commands to control the system, adding to the convenience and safety while driving.

Overall, installing CarPlay in my 2017 Lexus Rx350 has greatly enhanced my driving experience. It's a must-have upgrade for anyone looking to bring the latest technology and seamless connectivity to their car. I highly recommend it to all Lexus Rx350 owners who want to enjoy the benefits of CarPlay like a champ!

BMW e60 cic

Juste parfait!!!

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For Audi A4 A5
Customer
Audi A5 2019

Installed by myself in my Audi A5 2019 B9 with factory 7" screen. Android auto works wireless with my Android phone and controls with car original buttons. You install and plug all cables and all just works. Super happy!

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For BMW i3 I01
Shaun Murphy
BMW i3 2016

Wow what an amazing product. The delivery was super-fast and I live on the other side of the world in South Africa. They used proper couriers for the delivery and kept me in the loop the entire time while it was being shipped. The product was as described and works perfectly. I even found a way to install it under the rear seat without having to lift any other panels in the door.

Fastest delivery from china

I bought a apple carplay which is working fluently without and freeze. Top product top seller

Road top Apple play for Lexus ES300H 2014

Great product, works great in my 2014 Lexus ES 300h with factory navigation. Works like a champ. Great sharp picture. The installer charged $250 to install and brought out a USB cable inside the little handy box next to the gear shift handle. The installer said everything fitted perfectly without cutting anything. Now I can charge and use the Apple maps at the same time. Five stars

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For Mercedes Benz C/GLC W204 W205
DOLORES PALENZUELA ORTA
Rápido y efectivo

Todo llegó en plazo y perfectamente

Really!,,, I'm impressed.

Ru kidding ?.I tried becker pilot,carplay abc,2more any this road top cartridge is the Bomb.works for ntg.5 just like it says it does.im shocked really..outstanding my wife is even working it in her cla250 2014..stereo shope 1k change head unit blow up electrical? Bad idea.this 90 bugs it works .great job Road Top.i can't believe plug and play.outstanding.

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For Audi A4 A5
Michael Moor
Very good product

Thank you for selling this good product. Much better then the Audi OEM version, that would cost a lot more and only works via USB. Now I have wireless CarPlay and control via the MMI buttons also works. Installation take some time but is not complicated.

Works great, easy to use

I had my mechanic install it due to the fact I break everything delicate I touch(the trim in my car).
After the install everything worked as described. Amazing piece of kit for your BMW that does not come with CarPlay from the factory.

Best choice, delivery very fast to Germany

It works fine without any lags. But you have to know how your car is build. There is no manual for every car, just a general manual how to connect the device. The easy switch to the original BMW menu is the most important thing for me. The device is also automatically switching to the BMW menu, while BMW is switching to the parking sensors.

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For BMW z4 E89
Nick Dorks
Good bit of kit

Works well. Good price, quick delivery and very well packaged.

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For Audi A3
Arthur
Good

Very good unit, fair price

Nice service and product

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For Toyota
Mat O'Dowd
Does what it is suppose to do, but...

I do enjoy the product, it works quite well and transformed my Toyota Touch and Go unit into one with Apple CarPlay. My only regret is the resolution, it is a bit blurry looking, not cristal clear. I understand the limitations of this product, and I do keep an eye on the road more than on the screen anyway!

Hopefully an update will give the image a better aspect... I wish!