The point being made is the difficulty of keeping an in-car navigation system current. The Audi fora use a lot of bandwidth on threads attempting work-arounds to update the in-car system. From what I read, the updates are so complicated, the typical user need not apply. On one's phone, they're seamless and free.
No the point you were making is how difficult it was for you and your wife to upgrade the Navigation factory installed into that specific model Audi.
While I agree with 99.6% of your overall posts and always tip my hat to how well researched and written they are; you are just too anecdotal on this one!
I have posted, over the years, my experience of putting down a deposit at a Chevy Dealer in August 2016 so that I would be able to lease a "fully loaded" Bolt EV when it arrived to that dealer, as it happened on January 3rd, 2017.
Mary Barra, the CEO of GM had already promised in her keynote speech at the January 2016 CES Conference in Las Vegas that the upcoming release of the Bolt would include an in-board Navigation system, and I had just that experience in my 2013 Chevy Volt that I was returning from its 3 year lease in September, 2016. So "fully loaded," Mary's promise and my experience as a current Chevy Volt driver, gave me the clear expectation that it would include such a system.
Now remember, the 2017 Bolt EV's Apple CarPlay was not wireless (until I purchased the 3rd party USB Bluetooth/WiFi Dongle some years later).
And at the time of my acquisition of the 2017 Bolt EV, I knew I qualified as a "Senior Citizen" because I have a Medicare Card in my wallet (thank you President Lyndon Johnson!).
And one of the features of being a Senior Citizen, and not a bug, is absent-mindedness. So quite often I would leave the Bolt in my detached garage with my iPhone still connected to USB, instead of being in my pocket, where it belongs; and as I would get ready for bed, I would realize why I could not have to find my iPhone in my flat and have to get dressed, and go out and get it! If not for an included Nav, I could have just kept my iPhone in my pocket each time.
Also, how many times did I need to "update" the maps on a 3 year lease? Zero, of course! But somehow everyone on this thread is following your prescription that I should NOT have the right to pay for that optional service, just like I did on my Chevy Volt!
And, for the record; as I have described in past threads on both this Forum and the now virtually defunct other one, as well:
1) there was one time during that lease that my personal security was put at risk because getting into my Bolt and quickly driving off did not allow me the opportunity to connect my iPhone and being in a situation where I needed guidance to the nearest freeway entrance without stopping, I had to awkwardly pull my iPhone out of my pants pocket and connect it! and
2) and as I have described, during the Pandemic and being house-bound, I frequently took car trips throughout SoCal and one time up in the mountains at the top of the Grapevine near Frazier Park, I just went "surveying" and past Pine Mountain Club, I wanted to find a new route back towards the Ocean and then drive home. But I found myself without cell service, no WiFi and no longer any internet maps as I came to a fork in the road!
Luckily, I went back to Pine Mountain Club, saw the proprietor of a now closed Diner, and she told me about some open WiFi in the town square, which I used to gain my bearings again and continue my drive!
How about GM removing the option of subscribing Sirius/XM from the Infotainment system because your wife did not subscribe to it in her Audi?!? Do you see MY point now?