In Dash GPS Options

Discussion in 'Gen II Prius Audio and Electronics' started by jokem, May 11, 2011.

  1. jokem

    jokem Junior Member

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    Hi All,

    Just picked up a 2007 Base Prius and had the idea to replace the OEM headunit with and aftermarket in dash GPS unit.

    I read seawolf's excellent write up about the kenwood dnx6960.

    However, what other options are there? I checked crutchfield out and the selection is limited to a handful of undesirables.

    What other options are there? How can I determine which units will fit/work and which will not?

    Thanks!
     
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    Usbseawolf's unit is considered double DIN. This is an industry standard size so anything double DIN will fit using his installation write up.
     
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  3. usbseawolf2000

    usbseawolf2000 HSD PhD

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    Kenwood units have Garmin Nav. If you prefer TomTom Nav, get one of the Sony XNV head unit. Any double DIN unit should fit.
     
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  4. jokem

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    Thanks for the prompt replies =)

    Why does crutchfield bother to say that certain Double DIN units won't fit the Prius?
     
  5. usbseawolf2000

    usbseawolf2000 HSD PhD

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    I didn't know they list ANY Double DIN unit that fits the Prius. Do you know of one that they list as a fit to Prius?
     
  6. jokem

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    I stand corrected, the ones listed as "Fit" are fold outs.

    I would post the link but I don't have that privelege yet, need 5 or more post =P
     
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    Yea, their listing is not accurate. The same with Amazon automotive. DD unit fits and I have it installed for over a year.
     
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    Dennis, You just think you've installed your DD unit, but in reality...