Sat nav now standard on popular RenaultsFour trim levels across the range now get TomTom

16 April 2010

Renault makes sat-nav standard on more models

Renault has made its Carminat sat-nav system standard on more models

Renault’s Carminat TomTom satellite navigation system is now standard on four trim levels across its Clio, Kangoo, Mégane, Scénic and Laguna ranges.

Sat nav as standard

Renault is upgrading a number of its popular models with the latest version of its TomTom Carminat satellite navigation.

Already one of the most affordable fitted sat nav systems on the market, it will now be standard on Dynamique, Dynamique S, Privilège and Initial versions of the Clio, Kangoo, Mégane, Scénic and Laguna.

TomTom is added as a suffix to each trim level in order to distinguish new from old.

More Renault Clio models come with TomTom

More Clio trim levels get the Renault Carminat TomTom system as standard now

More Renault upgrades

In addition to this, the Clio Dynamique TomTom gets cruise control and speed limiter as standard, while the Laguna Dynamic S TomTom is a special edition including 17-inch dark grey alloys, Bose stereo and MP3 player connections (plus an opening tailgate window and darker tints on the Sport Tourer estate).

The TomTom upgrade applies to all versions of the Mégane – including the new Coupé-Cabriolet – and both regular Scénic and Grand Scénic.

It is also now standard on a number of Renault vans.

Improved satnav features

At the same time, Renault is taking this opportunity to introduce a number of improvements to the Carminat TomTom system itself.

A new ‘IQ Routes’ function calculates the most efficient route based on real time traffic information – potentially saving you both time and fuel costs – while the new ‘Advanced Lane Guidance’ aims to make sure you’re in the right lane in plenty of time for the next manoeuvre.

A new ‘Map Share’ function means user updates to road layouts and route information can be shared free of charge, while the world wide mapping, fixed speed camera location feature and other details have all been enhanced.

Existing Renault Carminat TomTom users are able to get the update via the Renault TomTom Home application, available here.


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