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Can anyone help me determine what GEN of sat nav I have in my IS300H Luxury version March 2014 model.  My Lexus only advises it is 02 33 53 but I need to determine the actual GENx value and this does not appear in any of the on-board screens or in MyLexus web-site.  I have downloaded the official Lexus pdf (attached) but sods law it gives the values for all other models but not this period of IS300h.  My primary reason is to know if I can download the update.

Navigation GEN Index pdf.pdf

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Can anyone help me determine what GEN of sat nav I have in my IS300H Luxury version March 2014 model.  My Lexus only advises it is 02 33 53 but I need to determine the actual GENx value and this does not appear in any of the on-board screens or in MyLexus web-site.  I have downloaded the official Lexus pdf (attached) but sods law it gives the values for all other models but not this period of IS300h.  My primary reason is to know if I can download the update.
Navigation GEN Index pdf.pdf

I can't find the PDFs that you're talking about.

On the SD card there is a series of numbers, 2 sets of 5 digit numbers, they may help you define which version you have.

Personally I believe it's either of the first two on the PDFs as they are the only ones that are SD based map systems


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Jay I presume from the final line that you did finally manage to open the attached PDF.  The first two which you refer to ie Generation 8 & 9 only apply to 2014 onward vehicles.  My car was registered in March 2014 and as such I suspect it could actually be a late 2013 production model.  Furthermore although I purchased the car three months ago from Lexus Birmingham I am unaware of any SD card being present. Apart from the usual paperwork all I was given was the general Lexus DVD. I believe the GPS is the premium version and suspect it is Generation 7 which I believe can be upgraded via a USB with an appropriate activation number. I only wish it were a GEN 8 or 9 as these appear to be easier and cheaper to update.

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www.satnavishop.co.uk

Go to that web site and choose your vehicle then what screen display you have, this will then tell you what version you have and you can get new maps from there as well👍

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Thanks Dipstickk and Jayw, I have been abroad for a while and just got around to looking at this matter again as I am getting sick of the satnav showing I am driving off road over fields - This is not much of a problem in the UK where I am pretty au-fait with the major road system but a little disturbing in parts of Europe where my knowledge is a bit flakey.

I am familiar with the 'satnavishop' site and 'toyotamaps.online' which offers a similar us based service.  I still find there is a degree of ambiguity on the screens shown on satnavshop - in that my nav includes pics shown on two of the options.  But as it is a supposedly a Premium system (a bit of a joke for such a poor navigation unit) I am hoping I can get away with the replacement SD card option which Jayw makes reference to - I have finally located the Lexus SD card under the DVD drive. 

 

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