updated 04:39 pm EST, Tue November 26, 2013
iOS mirroring still limited to 2014 Civic Coupe
Honda has officially launched Siri Eyes Free integration for a handful of vehicles. These include 2013 and 2014 models of the Honda Accord, and 2013 models of the Acura RDX and ILX. Eyes Free lets people trigger Siri through a button on their steering wheel, instead of having to reach for their iPhone to control functions like texting, music playback, or turn-by-turn navigation; it also shuts off the phone's screen to reduce distractions. To get the feature, car owners must pay for a dealer installation.
Honda first announced plans to support Eyes Free in January. Recently it also revealed plans to support iOS mirroring via iOS in the Car, but only the 2014 Civic Coupe is so far slated to get the technology. Mirroring will let people control an iOS device through the car's 7-inch touchscreen.