Can anyone explain to me how to use Bluetooth on a NON NAV 06+ with JBL?

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  1. jessetoedtman

    jessetoedtman Junior Member

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    Just as the title says. I can not for the life of me figure this out-

    I am looking for a 04-08 Prius, and want

    Xenon
    Bluetooth
    Smart Key/ Smart Start

    I believe I can get all of those features without going into a Nav equipped model. Correct?

    If that is the case, how do I use the bluetooth, because on models I am looking at, I do not see the steering wheel controls for bluetooth?

    Thank you,
    Jesse
     
  2. David Beale

    David Beale Senior Member

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    I presume you mean bluetooth hands-free phone control. The switches are on the steering wheel. Off hook, on hook (on/off). The setup is in menus on the MFD (multi-function display).

    Yes, it's available without Nav. but with JBL.
     
  3. scythefwd

    scythefwd Junior Member

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    I have the exact car you are asking about. A user manual from toyota is 25 and worth it if you get one.
     
  4. cwerdna

    cwerdna Senior Member

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    I believe you can, see http://priuschat.com/forums/knowled...andard-optional-equipment-some-countries.html and http://priuschat.com/forums/knowled...al-equipment-some-countries-2.html#post612688. The wrinkle is that certain models/packages may not have been available/sold in your region.

    FWIW, I have an 06 w/package NL (has nav, HID, Bluetooth, SKS and so on).

    One big consideration since you're buying used is to verify that in the warranty booklet that there's a mention of the 10 year/150K mile hybrid battery warranty for the states that it was purchased and operated in before (e.g. California). CA and other CARB emission states are eligible for such a warranty as long the vehicle was purchased and operated on those states. The problem is that various states got added over time for CARB emissions purposes. Example: Oregon didn't get added on until a few years ago whereas CA has had it since 04.
    Not worth spending the $ on the manual. If one puts in the VIN on the Toyota Owners Official Website: Service Coupons, Owners Manuals, Service Scheduling and More site, you should be able to download PDFs in the manual.
     
  5. cnschult

    cnschult Active Member

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    I believe the touring model will have nicer 16" wheels, touring suspension, xenons, JBL, bluetooth, rear camera and a larger spoiler all standard.

    The touring model is perfect for someone like you who wants most of the bells and whistles but not all of them, and trust me it may not seem like much but that one inch larger wheels make a difference, not just the size but they look much better as well.
     
  6. scythefwd

    scythefwd Junior Member

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    When I bought my car, I didn't have access to high speed internet, had a data connection that charged by the MB, and would have needed to print the whole thing out to keep with the car. $25 to avoid the hassle was well worth it and the manual fits neatly in the glovebox where the 50 or so sheets of paper wouldn't.