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Wireless Apple CarPlay Android Auto Retrofit Audi Q5 2008-16

(2 customer reviews)


SKU: UAD-Q5C Categories: ,


This Audi CarPlay/Android Auto box from Unique Auto Developments is a great alternative to an expensive MMI upgrade or navigation retrofit.  This kit enables you to use your favourite navigation app on your phone, listen to music, read messages, and everything your phone can do, you can do it on your car’s factory screen and stereo.

Key advantages of the Unique Auto Developments CarPlay kit include

  • Superior sound quality due to good quality components – no difference in quality with playing music from AUX or AMI.
  • Full wireless/wired CarPlay functionality for iPhone 5 or later.
  • Full wireless/wired Android Auto functionality for compatible Android phone models.
  • Screen mirroring function for iPhone and Android phones.
  • Use your favourite phone apps for GPS navigation Apple Maps, Google Maps and Waze and be notified of the live traffic information
  • Allows handsfree calling and messaging
  • Voice control via Siri
  • Inbuilt interface for front, rear cameras and 360 cameras. You may wish to enhance the car’s visibility by adding our hazard perception front/rear cameras to automatically recognise hazard on the road.
  • Play music from your favourite phone apps, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc. Music comes out from Audi factory stereo system.
  • Can be connected via both Bluetooth or USB port (included in the kit) to keep your iPhone charged at the same time
  • The USB port included can also accept USB flash drive to play music and videos. 
  • Touch screen control (all models), MMI control (MMI basic/MMI high), steering wheel control (Audi Concert/Symphony)
  • We provide detailed installation instructions in the box.
  • One year warranty and lifetime email support.

Please note – an Apple iPhone is required for CarPlay functionality. Android Auto needs to be connected via a USB cable and the new mic is required to install for using Android Auto voice control function. We don’t guarantee Android Auto will be compatible with your Android phone model. Please specify whether you have AUX or AMI at checkout so we can include correct cables. 


This kit fits Q5 with Concert or Symphony (written on your stereo), or with MMI basic head unit, or with MMI (high) head unit. Please select from the dropdown menu.

Your Q5 must have a coloured screen and a media button.

Your Q5 must have either Aux in the menu or an AMI port (Audi Music Interface) to be able to hear the sound from CarPlay.

Installation steps overview

This Concert/Symphony kit is particular easy to install. No need to remove climate control, radio unit and air vents.

Pop out the AMI with release keys included – drop down glove box – remove the screen and connect LVDS at back of the screen – route microphone – make connections on the interface box – refit everything.

What’s in the box ? –

• 1 x UAD Audi Carplay box • 1 x Plug and play wiring loom • 1 x Microphone • 1 x Touchscreen overlay • 1 x Instruction manual • 1 x Screen (LVDS) cable • 1 x Reverse Camera wiring loom • 1 x Stereo control integration wiring

Frequently Asked Questions

1. My Audi has MMI fitted. Will this kit fit my car?

Please select the correct model from the dropdown menu.

2. My car has AMI (Audi Music Interface). Will this fit my car?

Yes, it will fit all Audi B8 A4/A5/Q5 models fitted with Concert/Symphony stereo and AMI, however if your car is equipped with AMI, please leave us a note when checking out, so we will include an extra cable.

3. Will I have to change my original car screen or make wiring modifications?

This kit allows you to retain the factory fitted display screen in your car, and all wiring is plug and play, so no cutting wires etc.

4. Will sound come out of my car stereo?
Yes, this unit will allow music playback, and all sounds to be emitted through the car speakers, simply switch the Audi radio to ‘AUX’ mode for playback.

5. Will it work with Left hand drive vehicles?
Yes, our kit is compatible with worldwide models.Please note – an Apple iPhone is required for CarPlay functionality.

If your car is fitted with an AMI (Audi music Interface box) please leave us a note when checking out, as we will include an extra cable for you.

Additional information

Box type

Audi Concert/Symphony (wired), Audi Concert/Symphony (wireless/wired), MMI High (wireless/wired), MMI Basic (wireless/wired)

2 reviews for Wireless Apple CarPlay Android Auto Retrofit Audi Q5 2008-16

  1. Jack

    Totally satisfied with it! Good service.

  2. Andrew Hugill

    I have just purchased and installed the carplay kit for my audi A5 B8.5 with audi concert radio. Installation went very well and straight forward, only issue I had was connection to a Samsung A70 the USB (Samsuing) cable I had when connected would not connect and make the phone go into a constant on/off charging loop – tried a different phone (Honor 10) and it connected first time everytime with no problem. Bought new high quality cable and Samsung worked and connected fine. Tried connecting with iPhone 6s plus and again first time connection with no issues.
    Very pleased with product and have now ordered the reverse cam to go with it. Now cannot decide between android auto and carplay and which to use!!

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