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I got mine from Amazon. Search for item B01N4VNYTD (I’d include the link but I’m a new user here so the system wouldn’t let me do that).

$160 isn’t bad at all. Plus you have Amazon backing the sale. It came in original, sealed Toyota packaging and works fine—I think. I popped it into my computer to download the maps and can use the same method to update it for 3 years without any additional fee.

As far as color: well, there is SOME color on the display when using navigation. Red light cameras show up with a red/yellow/green stoplight symbol; the arrow pointing in the current direction is blue, etc. But the interface tends to be mostly black and white. That’s fine, because it doesn’t look very cluttered and the items in color really stand out, like they are supposed to.

My only issue right now is that I can’t specify a destination outside of my own state; I’m looking into that to see if that’s just something I overlooked when I downloaded the map data.
 

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Hey Rider,

Did you happen to figure it out, whether it works outside of your state?


I got mine from Amazon. Search for item B01N4VNYTD (I’d include the link but I’m a new user here so the system wouldn’t let me do that).

$160 isn’t bad at all. Plus you have Amazon backing the sale. It came in original, sealed Toyota packaging and works fine—I think. I popped it into my computer to download the maps and can use the same method to update it for 3 years without any additional fee.

As far as color: well, there is SOME color on the display when using navigation. Red light cameras show up with a red/yellow/green stoplight symbol; the arrow pointing in the current direction is blue, etc. But the interface tends to be mostly black and white. That’s fine, because it doesn’t look very cluttered and the items in color really stand out, like they are supposed to.

My only issue right now is that I can’t specify a destination outside of my own state; I’m looking into that to see if that’s just something I overlooked when I downloaded the map data.
 

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Hey Rider,

Did you happen to figure it out, whether it works outside of your state?
I haven't had a chance to research it more, but I'm leaving for a trip two states away in a few days and I have a couple of days off before then. So I hope I have a chance to experiment. The first thing I try will be to re-insert the chip into my computer, go to the update page, and see if any new downloads are there. And if there are, I'm hoping they might fix the problem.

Toyota's information on this stuff can be sketchy. I downloaded the manual and read it carefully, but there is no mention about how large an area the map covers. The last time I went to the same place it seemed to be able to get me around. Yet I couldn't enter a destination only 90 miles away when I tried. Weird.
 

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I figured it out. It was operator error...though in my defense, it seemed somewhat unintuitive.

I live in Illinois. So when I tell it I want to enter a destination, it defaults to "United States, Illinois". It then asks for a city or zip code. I thought I should be able to just type in the zip code for anywhere in the US, but it doesn't work that way.

No, I had to first change my current location to "United States, Wisconsin" before it would allow me to enter an address in Wisconsin. That was the only way to do it. None of the other GPS systems or apps I've used work that way; this is what was throwing me off. So at least I know how to do it.

For my upcoming trip to Ohio, I had the addresses of both people I'm planning to visit in my phone's contact list. It was easy to import each of them as a Favorite in the car's nav system, so I can get to them with just a couple of button presses.
 
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