Is this the best Wireless Apple CarPlay adapter?

Wireless Apple CarPlay adapter plugged in

Whilst Wireless Apple CarPlay is becoming the norm in many of the latest vehicles rolling off the production line, it’s not standard as yet and there are quite a few models on the road where you need to plug your Apple iPhone into your infotainment for Apple CarPlay to work…

But have you considered a Wireless Apple CarPlay Adapter?

We get sent gadgets all of the time in the Cocoon Vehicles office and being honest, a lot of the adapters we have tested have been awful to use or just hasn’t worked. Until now!

Priced at £59.99 (Correct at the time of publishing)

Say goodbye to wires with the Wireless Apple CarPlay adapter from Sixriver, this is one of the best adapters we have tried and works well with a number of brands including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen (Check compatibility list before purchase).

The adapter simply acts as a wireless bridge between the car and your iPhone, whilst it doesn’t work as quickly as a built in Wirelss Apple CarPlay system, the latency is barely noticable.

Set-up is ultra easy and requires a connection from your iPhone to the Bluetooth/WiFi on the adapter. When you turn on the ignition, Apple CarPlay fires up wirelessly in around 15 seconds.

Pro's and Con's

As always there are pro’s and con’s to using an adapter like this, here are the ones we have found:



Before you buy...

Always check compatibility on the manufacturers website before you purchase although it is stated that the system will work on any car with a wired Apple CarPlay system. The beauty is with Amazon is that they do offer a returns process, check the website for details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this Wireless Apple CarPlay adapter compatible with my car?

If you have wired Apple CarPlay already in your vehicle, then there should be no reason why this Sixriver Wireless Apple CarPlay adapter should work. The system acts as a wireless bridge between your car and your iPhone.

Yes, the adapter alows more than one iPhone to be paired up with the adapter, although you can only use 1 device at a time. It will always auto connect to the last iPhone use with the Wireless Adapter.

No, the Sixriver Wireless CarPlay adapter requires a WiFi (and Bluetooth) connection in order for Apple CarPlay to work. Always make sure that your iPhone is connected to the WiFi network of the adapter.



Whilst we have written a review of this product, the demo unit was supplied free of charge by one of our suppliers. The links on this page are Amazon Affiliate links and if you were to purchase one of the products on their website, we may receive a small commission. To avoid this, please go directly to the Amazon website and search for the product.

Rebecca joined the Cocoon Vehicles team in 2018 after running and selling a successful financial services business offering pension, investments and mortgages. Today, Rebeccas goal is to provide the best possible customer service along with news that you will want to read.

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