Subaru STARLINK In-Vehicle Technology


STARLINK brings multimedia content, smartphone connectivity, seamless navigation, extra safety, and everyday convenience to Subaru vehicles. This suite of on-board technology helps make every drive more entertaining, confident, and enjoyable.

Standard On: All New Models

STARLINK Safety and Security

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STARLINK Safety and Security offers services designed to help you in your time of need by keeping you and your Subaru safe whether you are in your vehicle, at your computer, or on your mobile device. Available on select 2020 models, these services enhance your Subaru experience with access to emergency services and convenience features. These include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Services, Vehicle Diagnostic Alerts and more.

STARLINK Concierge

STARLINK Concierge is like having a personal assistant on every drive. This package brings you in-vehicle, real-time assistance with restaurant and hotel reservations and purchasing tickets for sporting/theater events. Your STARLINK Concierge can also help you search for points of interest and schedule service appointments at your preferred Subaru retailer, all at the touch of a button.

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Vehicle Alerts

Using or the MySubaru mobile app, you can set up different Boundary, Speed, and Curfew alerts to manage the drivers who use your Subaru vehicle. If any of these alerts are triggered, you will receive a notification. Boundary Alerts: Draw a square or circle on a map to indicate areas that your Subaru is not supposed to leave or enter. Speed Alerts: Set a speed limit for your Subaru and receive an alert if the vehicle exceeds it. Curfew Alerts: Set up curfew periods when your vehicle should not be turned on. If any of these Vehicle Alerts are triggered, you will be notified.

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Remote Engine Start with Climate Control

Enjoy the convenience of remotely starting your vehicle and adjusting the temperature via the MySubaru app on your smartphone so that your journey is comfortable from beginning to end.

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Automatic Collision Notification

Automatic Collision Notification

Automatic Collision Notification will alert a STARLINK Customer Care Advisor 24/7/365. The advisor will then promptly communicate via the speakers in your car and alert the appropriate first responder.

Enhanced Roadside Assistance

Enhanced Roadside Assistance

Press the blue “i” button on your overhead console for nonemergency roadside assistance, and help can be sent to your GPS location.

SOS Emergency Assistance

SOS Emergency Assistance

Press the red “SOS” button in the overhead console to get connected to your STARLINK Customer Care Advisor from anywhere in the U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia.

Vehicle Health Report

Vehicle Health Report

STARLINK sends a monthly email with a link to a report on your MySubaru account where you can view your full comprehensive diagnostic report.

Vehicle Condition Check

Vehicle Condition Check

Get vehicle diagnostics like odometer, driving range, tire pressure, and more all on demand within and the MySubaru mobile app.

Stolen Vehicle Recovery

Stolen Vehicle Recovery

Get extra peace of mind knowing that a STARLINK Customer Care Advisor will work with police to help recover your vehicle using its GPS location if it is ever stolen.

Stolen Vehicle Immobilizer

Stolen Vehicle Immobilizer

Once the Stolen Vehicle Recovery Service has been initiated, your local authorities can request to immobilize the vehicle. The next time someone tries to turn on your Subaru, it will not start.

Remote Services

Remote Services

Using MySubaru allows you to activate various vehicle features remotely, including:

  • Remote Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn and Lights
  • Remote Vehicle Locator

Maintenance Notifications

Maintenance Notifications

When your vehicle requires maintenance, you will be notified via email to help ensure that your Subaru receives the proper care at the proper time.

Diagnostic Alerts

Diagnostic Alerts

If a check engine or warning light appears on your Subaru dashboard, you will get a notification via email, text, or the MySubaru mobile app with an explanation of what it means and if you should schedule a service appointment.

Service Appointment Scheduler

Service Appointment Scheduler

You will be notified on your vehicle's head unit when it is time to schedule service for your vehicle at your preferred retailer. Everything can be viewed on and the MySubaru mobile app.

Vehicle Security Alarm Notification

Vehicle Security Alarm Notification

STARLINK will automatically notify you when your security alarm is activated. Go to your MySubaru account to manage who will receive these notifications.

STARLINK Multimedia


STARLINK Multimedia offers advanced connectivity through Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Pandora® integration. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content. You can access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available STARLINK apps.

Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is the smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in your Subaru. Apple CarPlay allows you to get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, while keeping your focus on the road. Just connect your iPhone, and go.


Android Auto

Whether on your phone screen or on your in-vehicle display, Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With larger touch targets, a simplified interface, and easy-to-use voice actions, it's designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road.

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Subaru offers standard Bluetooth hands-free technology on every model to manage phone and audio systems. Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones link directly through your Subaru audio system automatically, once connected. Receive and initiate calls or play music directly from your device — all while keeping it conveniently stowed away.



The STARLINK touchscreen navigation system’s intuitive interface and high resolution allow for smooth, effortless control — just like a tablet device. There’s also state-of-the-art navigation available from TomTom, the industry leader, combining the benefits of an in-dash device with the advanced features of TomTom's portable navigation devices.


Voice Command

With STARLINK, simple voice commands can control features like navigation, entertainment, phone calls, and — on select models — climate control.

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Connected Benefits

Compatible with both iOS and Android operating systems, getting started with STARLINK is as easy as downloading an app and connecting your device.

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Wi-Fi Connectivity


With available Wi-Fi connectivity built right into select Subaru vehicles, passengers can stream and share their favorite content online using the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. From the moment you start your Subaru, up to eight devices can connect. Then everyone can easily stream their TV shows, movies, and music, or play games, check email, and much more.

Subaru STARLINK® Entertainment Anywhere

The STARLINK Entertainment Anywhere package is available to entertain your passengers on every trip. With iPad®, you and your passengers have endless opportunities to stay connected, engaged, and entertained. Passengers can utilize the built-in Wi-Fi capability to stream their favorite content or search the web. Even in vehicles without on-board Wi-Fi, passengers can still enjoy preloaded content.
The kit includes:

  • 2 Apple iPad 32GB Wi-Fi models
  • 2 Harman Kardon Bluetooth® Headphones
  • 2 OtterBox® Defender Series iPad cases

entertainment anywhere kit

Ready to give STARLINK a try?