Certain options on our cars allow you to benefit from significant driving comfort! In actual fact, having a GPS built in in your car allows you to stay centered on the road although driving to an unknown destination without any complications. However the road network is continuously developing, it is therefore vital to update the GPS of your Peugeot 106 , and this is exactly what we will discover in this article. To do this, first we will talk about the different attributes of the integrated GPS for vehicles, and secondly, how to update the GPS of a Peugeot 106 .


How does onboard GPS work in a Peugeot 106

In this part we will discover how the GPS of a Peugeot 106 works and what are the different types of GPS.

The features of an integrated GPS?

A built-in GPS provides many benefits that a smart phone GPS or Tomtom-type GPS will not have the ability to give you. Below is a list of the advantages of these devices:

  • The fact that it is built in immediately into the dashboard of your Peugeot 106 makes it impossible to steal the GPS from your car.
  • Connected to your car’s radio antenna, the GPS will have better reception than any sort of GPS you could use.
  • It is often, depending on the year, attached to steering wheel voice commands, which allows you to use it without taking your hands off the wheel and consequently to drive more securely.
  • The screen is in many instances much larger than a GPS on a smartphone or a nomadic type, so the info is more readable.
  • Linked to your head unit, it can be coupled to music and only appear when you replace direction, which limits the risk of you going off course as much as possible.

The different types of GPS for Peugeot 106

After having seen the advantages and before explaining to you how to update the GPS of your Peugeot 106 , we will fairly quickly explain the different kind of integrated GPS that exist for a Peugeot 106, here they are:

  • The traditional GPS: We call traditional GPS the models that equip recent vehicles, they are connected to a complete multimedia system and are equipped with a touch screen.
  • The old GPS: These GPS were the first generations, the screen is only used for navigation and they are updated with a USB stick or SD card. These systems, although simple to use and have a lower screen quality, you’ll feel like you’re watching a TV from the 90’s.
  • GPS Android Auto or Apple CarPlay: Finally, last type of GPS, on the latest vehicles it is possible to have a system including Android or Apple, these systems are autonomous and you use the native applications of one of the two operating systems. They are very responsive and practical to use.

How do I update the GPS on a Peugeot 106?

We will now move on to the component you are most interested in, how to update the GPS of your Peugeot 106? To do this, we will see for each type of GPS how the process of updating the cartography, the signalling and the software is done.

Updating old GPS on Peugeot 106

The old GPS systems included on the Peugeot 106 until the years 2000/2005, these GPS use a particular software for the brand and the approach to update this GPS on a Peugeot 106 is to go to the dealer who will manage it, for a 50 euros in most instances.

Updating the GPS of Peugeot 106 by SD or USB

This type of GPS is most common on cars that are about ten years old. Most of the suppliers have called upon the company “HERE navigation” and you will have to go to their site to download the map update of your GPS, then transfer it to a USB key or SD card based on the connectors available on your model and do the update immediately through the menu of your integrated GPS.

Automatic GPS update

Most recent Peugeot 106’s with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay will update automatically, so there is no need for you to make any updates. You can continue to use your GPS with peace of mind knowing that the map and speed limits are up to date.

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