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just joined the site today as i have just bought a 05 sportage for towing a caravan , was wondering if the sat nav would just fit in the slot with the radio , i have this atm , not that bothered tbh have a jvc dab to use if not, its just the disk holder looks crap :LOL:
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also is the sat nav just a sat nav or whatever?

and can anyone tell me what these are called please, they cover the rear shockers in the boot , this side is missing and tried all sorts on ebay but nothing, thanks in advance
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Hi, Its called a Blanking Cover enter your VIN into partsouq.com and you will get exploded views of all parts with the OEM part number...see attached
don't know about radio.
 

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I don't think it is quite as simple as installing a sat nav unit, there is a lot more kit and wiring involved. I would have thought you would be better served getting something like an after market system that has Apple Carplay or Android Auto mirroring, something like a Pioneer AVH-Z5200DAB car stereo (although you would still need to add a DAB aerial). At least you would then connect your phone and use Google maps for your routes.
When stuff starts opening go have a browse around Halfords or look in your local area for a car hi-fi specialist.
 

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I researched this for my facelift Sportage (has a slightly different console to yours). You can put any double DIN unit in the recess, but the recess will be slightly too big so you need: cage adapter, fascia adapter, wiring harness to convert Kia to ISO, and an aerial adapter. Most units will come with a GPS antenna that should work under the dashboard, and a DAB antenna would stick to the windscreen. You can't use the Sportage aerial with a DAB splitter as it is an active aerial that filters out anything other than FM and AM signals.

My solution in the end was to use a TomTom mounted on top of the centre console with the power wires hidden behind the centre trim for sat nav, and for DAB/hands free I installed the Kenwood version of the Pure Highway 600. It all looks smart enough and works well.
 

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Hi
We have a 2008 Sportage which originally had an aftermarket double din stereo/satnav fitted (very badly),we decided to replace it with a Pioneer D Din unit (non satnav) as we have a fair collection of ebay special garmin satnavs.
Because of the shape of the centre dash it is not so easy to get a good/flush fit with an aftermarket stereo,on our car it was a real struggle to fit because the previous unit had been fitted by a real cowboy - with missing screws on the dash inner mounting brackets and all shored up with overheated foam blocks :ROFLMAO:,I was so glad it was the first job I tackled on the car LOL.

This is how it ended up - it was the best I could make of a bad job - but tbh you do not really see the gaps whilst driving.





As I mentioned above - we have a collection of cheap ebay satnavs and just use them with a windscreen sucker mounting,pic below of one of our ebay specials in use during a USA holiday 3 years ago (on our rental sportage)

 
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