You are not saying whether it is a CD or DVD unit:
This is for the DVD unit
The US MFD2/RNS2 doesn't work in Europe. They won't accept European maps. You must use a European RNS2 with European maps. The Firmware on the US and EU versions are different. So that means they region locked it. I don't know of any way to turn it into a European model.
RNS2DVD from usa to ue [Archive] - VWnavi.com
I have a MFD2 DVD us unit working perfect in europe it cost me 50 euros to reflash it and everything works as should it even shows or thinks its a euro model.....
I had it flashed in Poland one thing you have to do for it to work is set the country code of the car to eu from us ...
Thats in instrument cluster 16 from 02 to 01
Allegro.pl - aukcje internetowe, bezpieczne zakupy
the link is the guy i did it he codes all sort of us to eu units
The price is about 50 to 70 depending on the exchange rate...