Is it worth getting Apple CarPlay?
You do not need Apple CarPlay or any other entertainment system in your car. Americans drove vehicles for more than a century without this convenience. But we do recommend CarPlay or the similar Android Auto system for most drivers.
How do I convert my car radio to Apple CarPlay?
Can you add Apple CarPlay to a radio?
The easiest way to add Apple CarPlay to any car would be through an aftermarket radio. Some vehicles are easy to work on if you’re the do-it-yourself type. That way, you can probably figure out how to uninstall the factory radio and install an aftermarket head unit with no issues.