How to Update the Navigation in Your Honda

February 25th, 2019 by

Keep your Honda navigation system current with the latest updates on new streets, points of interest and other roadway changes. Newer Hondas with Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System includes free map database updates for up to 5 years (initial purchase plus one yearly update each year for 4 years). After 5 years, or with older Hondas equipped with navi, map updates are available for purchase on an annual basis.

Honda Navigation Map Updates


Which Honda models come with 5 years of complimentary map updates?

  • 2016-2019 Accord
  • 2016-2019 Civic
  • 2016-2019 Pilot
  • 2017-2019 CR-V
  • 2019 HR-V
  • 2019 Insight
  • 2017-2019 Ridgeline
  • 2018-2019 Fit
  • 2018-2019 Odyssey
  • 2019 Passport

Can I drive my car while I’m updating my navigation application?
Yes, but your navigation will be disabled until the update is complete.

How can I tell what map version I have?
In the navigation application, you can see your map version by going to Settings → Map & Vehicle → myMaps.

How do I install the map update?
You will use a USB drive or a DVD to update your maps depending on your Honda model. Click here for more information.

How much longer will I receive free map updates for?
Garmin Express will display how much time you have left in your subscription.

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