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One of the main reasons we wanted the factory Nav Maps, was for the speed limit to be displayed on dash. 2017 Pacifica Limited, Android Auto or Apple Car Play not available, and really don't use them on our other cars either that DO have Android Auto and Apple Car Play, personal preferences. This is a huge disappointment with the maps. I'm posting while still on this trip. It does not matter if it is a major highway or a rural road, they are seemingly CONSTANTLY wrong. UGH!
 

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When was the last time you updated your maps?
 

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Ahhh, then I think you have your answer.
 

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Ahhh, then I think you have your answer.
Not exactly. I'm in the tech industry and there is no excuse that any product of this level of failure should ever be released live into production. They should be required to fix the failures and release a FREE upgrade to ALL current owners, no exceptions. It is completely inexcusable to have this poor of a product in circulation.
 

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LOL, apparently you're new to using dedicated GPS devices. Like it or don't, believe it or not, you need to perform periodic map updates.
 

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Sorry to disagree, but these failure are of posted speeds that have been in place long before they created the maps. They have been wrong from the get go. There is no excuse for this poor quality of product being in circulation.
 

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Not exactly. I'm in the tech industry and there is no excuse that any product of this level of failure should ever be released live into production. They should be required to fix the failures and release a FREE upgrade to ALL current owners, no exceptions. It is completely inexcusable to have this poor of a product in circulation.
If that were true, then you should know better and understand what shipo is trying to make you understand.

No reason to continue explaining.
 

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They are nearly always right on our '14. Did they change map data suppliers for 6th gen?
 

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My 15 nav is pretty accurate too when it comes to speed limits and I have never updated the maps. Not paying chrysler for any updates that are always behind anyways. Google maps works great for those rare occasions where the factory nav isn't.
 

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Don't blame the hardware.
Ten years ago, we blocked off "Plantation Avenue" to stop trucks driving thru the residential neighborhood.
It's now a 1-block road called "Happy Lane".
We have yet to see Garmin, Google Maps/Waze or any other providers make the change despite our constant calls and emails to the companies, so we are constantly treated to semi' jack-knifes while trying to back up a narrow street, deliveries delayed and puzzled motorists stopping for directions.
Let's let FAC concentrate on keeping wheels from coming off, and direct the criticism to their subcontractors.
Berate them for having lousy suppliers.
 

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Well.. If it was me? My Escort works great with their map service. When the bluetooth worked before it died. But I just use WAZE if I have to. Escort is better since it does not track you and they won't give out your info... But.. They just get that from google or your phone provider if they want.

Only 2 companies don't do this as far as I know for Law Enforcement.

The second thing to note is... If your stock maps sucks? Well. I guess an aftermarket solution is best. Garmin is nice if you want to keep under the radar and not have someone just make a phone call to track you.

Kind of weird some folks want to be able to let some power mad cop track them wherever they go and shut of your car remotely. But.. Glad most people don't care that any person that calls their provider saying they are LEO's can get that data of your car and then Hack away. Wonderful thing sim cards and modems in cars.

Think I will stick with having my a simple car that does not have all that stuff. Might be a good idea.
 

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We have a 2019 DGC and 2017 Journey, both with nav. The speed limits are mostly accurate, except for construction zones (understandable). However, there is the odd time where the directions make no sense, like saying to get off the highway for no apparent reason.
 

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Following up on the maps. Just returned from the cross country trip of several thousands of miles. Went to the Chrysler dealer yesterday first thing on our return. The Chrysler service techs confirmed we already have the most current version of the software in our 2017 Pacifica Limited. So there are no newer updated versions to install. That being said, that confirms the maps really do SUCK! This was an expensive feature to pay for, only for it to turn out to be badly flawed. UGH!
 

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Following up on the maps. Just returned from the cross country trip of several thousands of miles. Went to the Chrysler dealer yesterday first thing on our return. The Chrysler service techs confirmed we already have the most current version of the software in our 2017 Pacifica Limited. So there are no newer updated versions to install. That being said, that confirms the maps really do SUCK! This was an expensive feature to pay for, only for it to turn out to be badly flawed. UGH!

Google maps updates daily, your maps don't. Even if you have the lates update, it might be few months (or years) behind.

Even google maps is not up to date really.
 

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Google maps updates daily, your maps don't. Even if you have the lates update, it might be few months (or years) behind.

Even google maps is not up to date really.
Thanks, Yes, I'm aware. I'm a Google map contributor.
 
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