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Spoke with Kia Map Help Desk (1-888-757-0010) regarding above update and when the downloadable version would be available. They stated it should be available in mid-July, 2020. Anyone wishing to receive a status email as that date approaches was advised to call the phone number above to have your email address added to the notification list.

To view the updated features go to: https://storage.googleapis.com/mapcare_download/Software/v14.0/pdf/Kia_V14_New_Map_Features_U5W.pdf.

To view the installation instructions go to:
 

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I continue to gloat that my Garmin has Lifetime Maps (at no charge). Good luck!
 

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I actually contacted mapnsoft asking when they week release the download. I own a 2020 Kia Soul Gt Turbo. They wrote right back saying that for my car I would need to purchase the software and that it will not be released as a download. I then checked all of the 2020 Kia’s and 21 Seltos and no car had a free download, all have to be purchased. Pretty crappy if you ask me.
 

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I actually contacted mapnsoft asking when they week release the download. I own a 2020 Kia Soul Gt Turbo. They wrote right back saying that for my car I would need to purchase the software and that it will not be released as a download. I then checked all of the 2020 Kia’s and 21 Seltos and no car had a free download, all have to be purchased. Pretty crappy if you ask me.
At the download site - www.mapnsoft.com - the 5th FAQ answers this question: "What’s the difference between downloading the map or ordering it by mail?" The answer shown is: "Both products provide the same software. Downloading is free though while the shipping option is $25 USD ($30 CAD). The benefit of the shipping option is that it skips the download process, which requires access to a PC and high-speed internet as the file sizes can be large."
 

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But what if you don't mind the PC part? I have plenty of USB drives and really hate paying for updates on a vehicle.

Any way we can torrent this? I would share 50gb on my home server just to keep it alive.
 

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Can the dealer do this? I read somewhere that they are supposed to give 2 free updates per year.
 

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Can the dealer do this? I read somewhere that they are supposed to give 2 free updates per year.
You'll have to check. They might install them for you for free but may charge you for the product. If the vehicle has to idle while the data is being uploaded, they have to monitor it and they takes someone away from doing other work. Just say'n. Hard to believe anything is free.
 

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This entire thread needs to be in another forum. We have monochrome red and black screens here in Generation 1 land.
 
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