Maruti Smartplay infotainment system receives map update

The Maruti Smartplay infotainment system which is found in the higher variants of the Baleno, Ciaz, Maruti Vitara Brezza and S-Cross has received a map update. The company has floated microsite for the customers to download the update to the system’s SD card via PC.

The microsite asks for the customer details such as name, email id and the vehicle’s VIN number. The site also carries detailed instructions on how to download and update the maps using a PC. The process involves checking the old map’s version, deleting the existing map files and extracting the newly downloaded Zip folder to the memory card.

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The update is expected to incorporate up to date information and additional features.

Maruti has not talked about the kind of improvements the updated map files bring in but one can expect up to date routes and a few additional features. Once you insert the SD car back in its slot, you are good to go.

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The infotainment system supports Apple CarPlay smartphone integration.

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The Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system serves as a crucial differentiator between the Maruti products and their rivals, especially when it comes to the Baleno and Vitara Brezza. Apart from navigation, the system also offers features like Bluetooth connectivity, reverse parking camera and of course music (MP3, USB, Aux-in, ipod).

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