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I have a portable Garmin navigation unit and I recently updated the map to version 2022.10. I checked for a map update for the Passport and the latest version is 2021.10 (which is currently loaded). Is there any explanation why map updates for Honda vehicles are behind those for the portable Garmin units?
 

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Good question. I simply learned to use downloaded maps on my smart phone when I know I'm headed for unknown territory due to possible cell coverage drops.

We laugh at and VERY rarely use our 2015 Honda CR-V Touring Nav and most certainly have zero interest in using the Nav on our 2020 Honda Passport Elite AWD system unless someone here can impress this new forum member otherwise. I trust what works until...
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Good question. I simply learned to use downloaded maps on my smart phone when I know I'm headed for unknown territory due to possible cell coverage drops.

We laugh at and VERY rarely use our 2015 Honda CR-V Touring Nav and most certainly have zero interest in using the Nav on our 2020 Honda Passport Elite AWD system unless someone here can impress this new forum member otherwise. I trust what works until...
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My experience with the Garmin based Nav in my 2019 Passport is the opposite of yours. II find it very easy to use, and accurate in it's routing. Perhaps the Nav in your 2020 Passport is better than the one in your 2015 CR-V.
 

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My experience with the Garmin based Nav in my 2019 Passport is the opposite of yours. II find it very easy to use, and accurate in it's routing. Perhaps the Nav in your 2020 Passport is better than the one in your 2015 CR-V.
Perhaps. Because the car Navs are satellite based, they're used by us as plan B. Happy trails! ✌🏼
 

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My experience with the Garmin based Nav in my 2019 Passport is the opposite of yours. II find it very easy to use, and accurate in it's routing. Perhaps the Nav in your 2020 Passport is better than the one in your 2015 CR-V.
I also like the installed GPS. I bought a thumb drive and updated it, easy to do. With the installed GPS, you get turn directions right in front if you - nice feature, I think. YRMV.
 

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My experience with the Garmin based Nav in my 2019 Passport is the opposite of yours. II find it very easy to use, and accurate in it's routing. Perhaps the Nav in your 2020 Passport is better than the one in your 2015 CR-V.
I'm agreeing with you. I find Garmin based navigation on my 2021 Passport to be much easier to use and better than what Android auto has to offer. The other day, Android auto couldn't take me home from 10 miles away. Also hate having to lug a cell around with me and the messy wire hanging in the center console. Much easier to just hit the navigation button in the Passport and tell it where I want to go.
 
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