Thread: Map updates
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      12-08-2012, 06:05 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Fryguy29 View Post
I just got an email from BMW touting the 2013 map update. I have a 2011 X3. It cost $245. Has anyone bought this? Is it worth it? Occasionally, the maps miss things, but I wonder if getting this will fix things. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
The pricing of the map updates are a complete rip off, they are still set at a level when Sat-Nav first came out. When you can buy a standalone Tom Tom for that price and it includes free for life updates it puts it even more into perspective.
In this day and age BMW should be pushing maps updates FOC down to the car. Until then I'll continue to use the Send-to-Car function from the free fully updated Google Maps on my smart phone.