Also, you'll need a new USB and Bluetooth Antenna as those are currently connected to the Combox.

Imagine having an older laptop running Windows 10. Remember that no personal information can be obtained from the VIN.

Find out more about BMW CIC iDrive and how to retrofit it. However, in some cases, the iDrive upgrade may require all of the above mentioned together with additional cables, connectors and modules. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. The iDrive system (or the head unit, which is its main element) in each BMW defines not only the availability or absence of these very features, but also its price.

If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. Swapping the CCC iDrive for a BMW CIC retrofit, you will get a higher resolution screen with a much more extensive menu with many options, as you can see from the difference between the pics above. But at least you’ll have some understanding which head unit can be in your BMW. HARDWARE UPGRADE (new screen, head unit, iDrive controller, trim). So could you guys make this work ? Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality, Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge, Voting to make decisions or determine opinions, Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission, Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item, Upload your own images to make custom memes, The difference between BMW CCC vs CIC and NBT. So, there are 3 ways to determine which iDrive system you have: 1.

In 2012 BMW updated the CIC iDrive to CIC-HIGH. 2017-2018 Mercedes Benz Navigations DVD COMAND APS Europe... 2018 BMW Navigation DVD Road Map Europe PROFESSIONAL. Be it a CIC or NBT head unit, in order to take it out you would need to: 1. disconnect the negative battery terminal in your trunk; 2. remove the top and bottom pieces of the trim taking into account all the connections behind them (it’s always better to use professional trim tools not to break any clips or leave scratches); 3. remove the faceplate (secured by screws); 4. unscrew the T20s that hold the head unit and gently pull it out; 5. carefully remove all the connections in the back of the head unit, [[errss]][[(errorClass !='' && errorClass != false) ? The BMW NBT retrofit has a more power-packed processor together with a 200GB hard drive (instead of 80GB available in CIC), so the response and boot times will be much faster.

Create an account. The BMW NBT retrofit has a more power-packed processor together with a 200GB hard drive (instead of 80GB available in CIC), so the response and boot times will be much faster.

Now you can sort out the features you would like to have in your BMW and choose the iDrive system that will be a real value for money upgrade. The BMW CCC unit does not allow you to enable DVD in motion.

So what would I need to install this ? 2. From BimmerTech - just type your VIN and we will send you your car’s specifications including the head unit, i-Level (software version), etc. So, there are some ways to determine which iDrive system you have: Of course, this doesn’t guarantee that you will be able to determine your iDrive version with 100% accuracy, because in some countries the production month can be different. The update improved the processor speeds, memory, maps and hard drive capacity. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website.

You can use what you have, you just need carsystems emulator.

BMW CIC unit is more powerful compared to the early CCC unit. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

And sometimes the financial difference is so drastic that you make an immediate decision – a 200 GB hard drive or full screen zoom for video playback may not be an absolute necessity for you. Has a faster processor. 3D maps available. Music streams wirelessly from the phone through Apple Carplay. You can read about it in our blog post on basic BMW navigation systems. Hello , I just recently bought a NBT EVO HU and I have a 2013 BMW with no NAV. I have some pics if this helps .

So, jumping from NBT to NBT Evo with the help of a BMW update is not possible because the underlying hardware is completely different.