Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google Sign in with Linkedin Sign in with Microsoft

Hello! Welcome to the Ford and Volkswagen MPV / SUV Forums.
Dedicated forums for the Ford Galaxy, S-Max, C-Max, B-Max and Kuga.
User groups for the SEAT Alhambra, Volkswagen Sharan, Touran, Tiguan and Touareg!

Owners Forums for Ford and Volkswagen MPVs / SUVs

Ford Galaxy S-Max C-Max B-Max Tourneo Connect / Volkswagen Sharan Touran Tiguan Touareg Caravelle / SEAT Alhambra Alteca 

 Mk1 and Mk2 VW Sharan  Mk1 and Mk2 Ford Galaxy  Mk1 and Mk2 SEAT Alhambra  Ford C-Max B-Max  VW Tiguan  VW Touran  Mk3 Ford Galaxy  Mk3 VW Sharan  Mk3 SEAT Alhambra  VW T4 T5 Caravelle Transporter  Ford Tourneo Connect  VW Touareg


Recent Forum Topics:

Google Translate:

Ford Galaxy Mk3 Forum:

Author Topic: Replacing radio with SatNav/Radio  (Read 5264 times)

Offline Venin

  • *
  • Posts: 1
  • Thanked: 0
  • Model: Galaxy Mk3 Auto
  • Spec: 2014 Zetec TCDI
  • First Name: Paul Ashby
  • Region: East Anglia
Replacing radio with SatNav/Radio
« on: January 25, 2016, 10:09:58 AM »
We just picked up a second Hand 2014 Galaxy but it has no reversing camera or satnav, something my wife wanted really (and on past performance probably needs!). I am not sure if I can get a unit that will replace the radio headunit and give us a DAB radio/satnav and camera input.

Anyone done this or have any recommendations?


Offline mike wilson

  • *
  • Posts: 466
  • Thanked: 19
  • Model: Galaxy Mk3
  • Spec: 14 TitX 2.0TDCI
  • Region: North East
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Replacing radio with SatNav/Radio
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2016, 10:41:41 AM »
There are limited options, due to the ovalised shape, unless you go for a regular brick and an adaptor.  There's a company called Eneon (Eonon?) that does all-singing, all-dancing beasties quite cheaply.  Their quality seems to have improved substantially recently.  But no DAB, so you would need an adaptor like Autodab.

You could also go for OEM.  The Blaupunkt NX(?) satnavs come in two types, DAB and not DAB.  The DAB ones have an input for a camera but it needs to be the specific camera for this unit, I understand.  Silly money for those, even second hand, and they rarely have all the bits you need for installation.  You also need to be aware that you may need to swap control modules or update firmware to get it to work or for all features to be enabled.

Other companies are jumping on the bandwagon of replicas.  Here's one from Germany.
Seems to have all you want although the camera, steering wheel control adaptor and DAB+ tuner  are extra.  I'd want to see it working (in real life, not a video) before I bought it.  The early adopters of Eneon were not happy with the performance at all.

Good luck with the search.  I've been looking for the same thing for two years.  I am, however, exceptionally tight.

Offline mike wilson

  • *
  • Posts: 466
  • Thanked: 19
  • Model: Galaxy Mk3
  • Spec: 14 TitX 2.0TDCI
  • Region: North East
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Replacing radio with SatNav/Radio
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2016, 01:26:02 PM »


Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Latest
5 Replies
Latest August 05, 2013, 07:12:58 PM
by magnus-barelegs
8 Replies
Latest December 27, 2014, 11:27:08 AM
by jimmy-james
10 Replies
Latest January 09, 2016, 10:43:20 PM
by 2006ransome
2 Replies
Latest January 06, 2018, 10:24:56 PM
by 28cartman
1 Replies
Latest March 30, 2018, 11:50:38 PM
by gregers
7 Replies
Latest April 18, 2018, 09:52:58 PM
by gregers