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Old 04-03-2014, 12:12 AM   #1
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Recommendations for after-market nav unit for 2014 Ford Focus S sedan?

Obviously the S sedan lacks the bells and whistles of the SE or the Titanium models and I want to try to make it up with an after-market nav unit with integrated bluetooth and phone support. I'll still be missing the steering controls, but the Focus is small enough where I can reach the touchscreen without stretching too much.

Any recommendations from the experts here on head unit that integrates well with the Focus' dash and looks clean?

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Old 09-11-2014, 03:05 PM   #2
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I hear yea , I was hoping to see something here.

I have a 2014 Ford Focus S sedan also . I am hoping to find something , but so far no freaking luck...
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Old 09-11-2014, 04:10 PM   #3
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You should consider trading it in on a car with navigation... by the time you finish buying all the parts necessary to have a navigation system integrated into your base car, you'll have spent enough to have just bought a higher trim in the first place.

You're going to need this, first of all:
Metra Dash-Kit for 2012-2014 Ford Focus

And one of these:
Crutchfield In-Dash DVD/Navigation receivers

And for steering wheel controls:
Steering wheel control adaptors (brand specific)

Then you either fight the headache of installing it all yourself or pay someone to do it for you.

And then depending on what navigation service you use, there might be service fees on top of all that.

So you end up with a high-dollar DVD/Navigation/Bluetooth system on your 4 low-end paper speakers.
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Old 09-12-2014, 06:50 AM   #4
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I would trade her in, but I had this car a few months, got 2000miles on it.
If I wanted to get the Ford My sync I would of spent an extra 10,000 here.

I paid 14,900$(standard trans) for mine with ac and power windows(front only).I think I will be going for the mods. I also came across this :

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Car-Dash-DVD-...item258dfe6e90

I don't really care about the steering wheel controls. I find the car small enough to reach out to the central control easy.

Let me know what you think.
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Old 09-12-2014, 07:14 AM   #5
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Old 09-12-2014, 07:21 AM   #6
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Cheap as possible lol ,but seriously , I put aside 750$ so far. I'll get some more Over time at work hopefully soon.
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Look here http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=478985

It should be one of the better looking (if not the only one) headunits based on Android/Windows CE out there . I really like the UI in the demo videos, its neat, appealing and not clumsy like most of them (especially the ones based on Win CE )
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Thanks .

I checked it out , but with sync integration, does this mean it will not work with my FF S .
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Thanks .

I checked it out , but with sync integration, does this mean it will not work with my FF S .
Not really. I assume that there are two versions; sync and non-sync. There is a reference to different versions here http://bbs.flyaudio.cn/ShowPost.asp?ThreadID=83151
Right after the last picture in post #1

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G7117 models here have two ( 117A01 , 117A02 ), asked Philco developed, one is with a sync, and a non-sync. with sync on no auxiliary input, and there is no sync with auxiliary input, so Well , the car can be installed without a sync thing oh. As for what to install Well, imagine yourself .
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Oh ok , So no sync you get Aux.
No idea how much it will cost at this point.
Oh and it is not possible to convert a non sync equip car. Ive checked that out for days for myself. So a non -sync it is.

I checked out the link you mentioned .Holy crap that looks a bit complicated.

Thanks for the info Dinnu
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