Auto navigational systems have a monthly fee. Do store-bought navigational systems like the Garmin have a monthly fee?
Actually, factory-installed navigation systems do not have a monthly subscription for the general service, which includes finding where you are and where you’re going, among other features. The same goes for aftermarket, store-bought devices like Garmin or Tom Tom.
Where you will see fees, however, are for extra services such as real-time traffic and weather updates. Both are available on factory and aftermarket GPS systems. If you‘re dishing out for a luxury car, automakers like BMW offer real-time traffic with no additional charge on some vehicles, but that isn‘t common.
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