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Hello, I recently purchased a used 2005 SLK 350 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I love the car, but am going to have to replace the head unit with something that has GPS. I already saw the s100 thread on this site, so unless there is another head unit that others have used, that is where I'm headed. Thanks for this site!
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Welcome from Toronto !

I also recently acquired an SLK 350 and love it. The Command unit in the car has the built-in NAV. I would say it is okay but the graphic display is obviously older technology. The Garmin unit I use in my Volkswagen is far superior and cost less than $100 a couple of years ago. It is also easy and relatively cheap to update with new maps. If we go on a trip I will try to use the built-in one but I'm going to bring the Garmin for back-up.
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Greetings from Tennessee !

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