Prius installed map. Is there a way to replace specified map for one more driver friendly like Waze

Discussion in 'Prime Accessories and Modifications' started by Davis T, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. Davis T

    Davis T New Member

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    I would like to change out the map installed by google to one more driver friendly. Is there one like a waze map that can be installed in lieu of this antiquated map produced by Toyota.
     
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    I think both Google and Waze use the same underlying maps. Google has owned Waze for about 5-6 years now.
     
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    nope, unless you install aftermarket h/u
     
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    If you didn’t buy yet, and you are an iPhone user, you could wait for next model year which is rumored to have CarPlay - https://priuschat.com/posts/2879008/

    Otherwise you could consider the new corolla hybrid.
     
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    Or, use the iPhone for audio input and the Waze voice directions will play on the car audio system.
     
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    Or do what I did and get a phone mount and just run Waze on your phone. Also, you can play phone audio through the car via bluetooth (no wires needed!) However, I did buy a USB cigarette lighter so I could keep my phone charged during long trips.
     
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    Do you find that the provided USB port does not provide adequate power?
     
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    Pretty much. It couldn't even stop the battery on my phone from draining even under normal use (i.e. waze + phone music). Does seem like Toyota really underpowered those ports.
     
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    I have a USB-C adapter in the 12v cig lighter and run a lightning to USB-C for the phone -- fast charging and I can top off my laptop or iPad Pro if I want...
     
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    :sleep:
     
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