2016 Hyundai Tucson Remote Start with Apple Watch [video]

2016 hyundai tucson

The all-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson crossover is tech-savvy and features Hyundai’s latest generation Blue Link® connectivity app that features enhanced safety, service and infotainment functions. The latest generation of Blue Link also has the power to remote start/stop, Google® search for destinations, find the car, remote door lock/unlock, remote climate control, call roadside assistance, and assist with stolen vehicle recovery. Many of these features can even be controlled using an Apple Watch or the latest Android Wear ™ smartwatch offerings.

Blue Link is offered in three service packages: Connected Care, Remote and Guidance.

Connected Care package (complimentary for 1-year):

  • Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Assistance
  • SOS Emergency Assistance
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance
  • Monthly Vehicle Health Report
  • Maintenance Alerts
  • Automated Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification (DTC)
  • Service Link
  • Blue Link App (smartphone, smartwatch)
  • On-Demand Diagnostics
  • Driving Information
  • Hyundai Assurance Car Care in-vehicle app

Remote package:

  • Remote Start with Climate Control
  • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn and Lights
  • Car Finder via Mobile App
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery/Slowdown/Immobilization
  • Vehicle Safeguard Alerts
    • Geo-Fence
    • Valet Alert
    • Speed/Curfew Alert
  • Alarm Notification

Guidance package:

  • Destination search powered by Google®
  • Destination Send-to-Car by Google®

Watch as Roman and Miles Johnson, Hyundai’s PR Manager for Connected Cars, demonstrate how to remote lock/unlock and remote start the new 2016 Tucson, outfitted with the Remote package, using an Apple Watch.


Hyundai Tucson models equipped with Blue Link come standard with one year of complimentary Blue Link® Connected Care. Connected Care is a suite of safety and car care features providing Hyundai owners with free proactive services including automatic collision notification, SOS emergency assistance, enhanced roadside assistance, monthly vehicle health reporting and maintenance alerts.

More details on specific Blue Link-equipped vehicles available at www.hyundaibluelink.com.