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Posted: 05/12/19 06:54pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would not say this is a non issue. It does seem crazy that the $80K truck has an exhaust brake, tow haul mode but no trucker/RV friendly GPS.
They did think of massage seats.


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downtheroad wrote:

I know it's all the rage now....in-dash nav systems, but just be aware that to up date them from time to time to the latest maps may cost you. I have seen $140 for each up date.

From Edmunds .....Updates: The maps on factory systems are typically as current as the vehicle's model year. If you want to update the maps, you need to purchase a memory card or, for an older vehicle, a DVD. These can cost $75-$200.

I like Garmin's with life time map updates.


The nav updates for my '11 Sonata and the wife's '13 Genesis Coupe run $250 EACH and are s/n specific. For that money you can buy a standalone Garmin with =lifetime= updates. No more OEM navs for me, that's for sure.

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I have recently been trying to get an answer for that exact question. With all of the trailer specific settings that the GM, and probably Ford or Dodge,are offering in their 2020 trucks, you would think someone would have given the navigation system more thought. From what I have learned GM is not currently going to offer a feature to their navigation system that allows for RV specific routing. Rumor has it that a solution, perhaps an Android Auto App is in the works.

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downtheroad wrote:

I know it's all the rage now....in-dash nav systems, but just be aware that to up date them from time to time to the latest maps may cost you. I have seen $140 for each up date.

From Edmunds .....Updates: The maps on factory systems are typically as current as the vehicle's model year. If you want to update the maps, you need to purchase a memory card or, for an older vehicle, a DVD. These can cost $75-$200.

I like Garmin's with life time map updates.



good advice

my wife's ford explorer in dash gps is no where as accurate as my trusty life time maps update garmin,,, or google maps

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I have the GPS system in my truck and have updated it. I should say it is not just pricey to do, but time consuming. I probably shouldn't bother since my iPhone has a better system and I usually use it. It also comes with constant and free updates plus it talks to me through the Bluetooth system. If you have a smart phone it comes with it.


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