How To Update Mazda Satellite Navigation Maps

December 1, 2015

IMPORTANT UPDATE! Due to there being several updates by Mazda regarding how to update your sat nav. We will be completely rewriting and updating this article in the coming weeks to reflect Mazda’s current systems and provide a more detailed explanation of both current and older models. Please bookmark this page and check back soon, or join our email list to stay informed.

Always On Track With MZD Connect

Mazda’s new MZD Connect satellite navigation system is industry leading, boasting highest quality and accuracy while easier to use than ever before.

3 years of free map updates are provided by Mazda, providing you with the most accurate and enjoyable driving experience.

Map updates are released twice a year, once in the months between March to May and September to November.

Related: Mazda Satellite Navigation (GPS) – MZD Connect

How To Update Your Mazda Maps

This will show you how to update the maps of the MZD connect system.

To complete this update you will need, the SD card from your Mazda, a computer, and an SDHC compatible card reader.

In your vehicle, remove the SD card that stores the map files. Go to, select owners in the top menu, scroll down and select MZD connect.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select navigation, select update my maps. Download the Mazda toolbox application, and install.

Open Mazda toolbox, insert the SD card into the SDHC card reader.

Register your details in your Mazda toolbox. Once successful, you’ll receive an email to confirm your registration.

Returned back to your Mazda toolbox and click on available updates, then select Install. Enter a name to backup your data. Mazda toolbox will then download and update the maps on the SD card.

When your SD card has been successfully updated, please insert your SD card back into your vehicle to enjoy Mazda’s latest map updates.

Jade Taylor

Jade Taylor

Mazda specialist and past sales consultant. Owner, enthusiast, and lover of all things Mazda and tech.
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