04 Aug, 2016 by Pioneer India

Aplicable Models – AVIC-F980BT, AVIC-F80BT, AVIC-F70BT, AVIC-F60BT, AVIC-970BT

Streets change! Businesses open and close! Enjoy the best driving experience with the latest detailed street maps with more locations to ensure fast, accurate navigation. Besides having a Hybrid positioning system that gives you turn-by-turn guidance and access to a large database of POIs, The AVIC maps offer 3D view for certain Landmarks, Junction view & signpost view for a true to life experience. Refer the information below to get latest map update.

What’s New?

Layers Version 15.0(17Q2) Version 16.0(17Q4) Version 17.0(18Q2)
Cities at Street Level 7,250 7,252 7,433
Points of Interest (POIs) 9.37 Mn 11.50 Mn 26.68 Mn
Road Length 4.31 Mn Km 4.96 Mn Km 5.44 Mn Km
Towns/ Villages 640 K 650 K 650K
Cities with House Numbers 226 Cities 249 Cities 268 Cities
House Numbers 10.67 Mn 11.84 Mn 12.77Mn
3D Landmarks 6,554 6,554 6,480
3D Icons 6,554 6,554 6,480
3D Buildings(2D Building Footprints) 116 Cities 116 Cities 118 Cities
2D Building Footprints 246 Cities 249 Cities 254 Cities
Signpost 32,390 37,323 40,939
Junction View 681 Cities 803 Cities 1004 Cities
Lane Guidance 536 Cities 549 Cities 596 Cities
Driver Alerts 304 Cities 471 Cities 493 Cities
Natural Guidance 15 Cities 15 Cities 15 Cities
Regional Map Text – Hindi Language 36 States 36 States 36 States
Regional Map Text – Punjabi Language 1 State 1 State 1 State
Regional Map Text – Malayalam Language 1 State 1 State 1 State
Regional Map Text – Tamil Language 1 State 1 State 1 State
Phonetic Dictionary Road Names, City names, locality names Road Names, City names, locality names Road Names, City names, locality names
Brand Icons Available Available Available

Check your firmware version

Check whether the firmware of your unit needs to be updated by checking the map version details.



Step 1: Switch on the HU


Step 2: Select Navi screen


Step 3: Scroll screen and select “about” button


Step 4: Scroll and select Content


Step 5: Scroll and Select Map


Step 6: This will display Map Version currently on the set.

^^Repeat the above procedure again after Map updating to confirm Map update is successful.

Map update instructions

Due to complicities involved in map update we recommend customers to visit nearest service center. Click here to view service center list.


Note- Map updates are free within the first 60 days form the day the head-unit received the first navigation signal. After 60 days from the day the system receives signal, map update will be chargeable.

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