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 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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