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      02-12-2012, 12:00 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by 2wheels4me View Post
It's functionality is probably already resident in the hardware, and the incredibly expensive purchase flips a switch in software to enable them. That's just a guess...
True to some extent, but with Assist they put in a SIM card and pay for some amount of airtime for the connected features.

BTW, Assist is required to enable feature that allows you to send addresses from Google maps to the Nav system.