NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION
Learn how to enter a destination and operate the navigation system.
Basic Navigation Operation
A real-time navigation system uses GPS and a map database to show your current
location and help guide you to a desired destination. You can operate the system
using voice commands or the system controls.
To reduce the potential for driver distraction, certain manual functions may
be inoperable or grayed out while the vehicle is moving. Voice commands are
always available.
Steering Wheel Controls
Use the steering wheel controls to give voice
commands.
Hang-Up/Back button: Press to cancel a
command or operation.
Back
button
Talk button: Press to say voice commands.
Talk
button
Talk Button Tips
• When using the Talk button, wait until you hear a beep before speaking.
• To bypass the system prompts, simply press the Talk button again to say your
command.
• When the Talk button is pressed, all available voice commands are highlighted
in yellow.
• Speak in a clear, natural voice.
• Reduce all background noise.
• Adjust the dashboard vents away from the microphone in the ceiling.
• Close the windows and moonroof.
WARNING
Using the navigation system while driving can take your attention away from
the road, causing a crash in which you could be seriously injured or killed.
Only operate system controls when the conditions permit you to safely do
so.
NAVIGATION
Navigation Display and Controls
Use the controls to enter information and make selections. Some manual
functions are inoperable while driving.
Map
orientation
Traffic flow*
Current
map scale
Traffic
incident icon*
GPS
signal
strength
Current
vehicle
position
Traffic
status*
Landmark
icon
Current street
*subscription feature
NAV button:
Display the map
screen or directions
when en route.
INFO button:
Select items such as
traffic incidents and
AcuraLink messages.
BACK button:
Return to the
previous display.
MENU button:
Enter destination
information.
button: Change
screen brightness.
Use the interface dial
to make adjustments.
Interface dial: Rotate to zoom
in or out of the map. Press to
display the map menu. Rotate
and press to select items.
SETTINGS button:
Change Navi settings.
NAVIGATION
Interface Dial Feedback
Configure the system to read aloud selections made using the interface dial. Use
the interface dial to make and enter selections.
1. Press SETTINGS.
2. Select System Settings.
3. Select Interface Dial Feedback.
4. Select Off, Auto, or On.
On: Always reads the selection.
Auto: Reads the selection only when the vehicle is moving.
Off: Turns interface dial feedback off.
System Guidance Volume
Adjust the navigation system guidance volume from the map menu. Use the
interface dial to make and enter selections.
1. From the map screen, press the interface dial to
display the map menu.
2. Select Guidance Volume.
3. Adjust the volume to your preferred level.
4. Press BACK to exit the menu.
During guidance, you can also use the audio volume knob or steering wheel
controls to adjust the volume.
Voice Prompt
Turn the voice prompt feature on or off. Use the interface dial to make and enter
selections.
1. Press SETTINGS.
2. Select System Settings.
3. Select Voice Prompt.
4. Select Off or On.
On: Provides voice prompts.
Off: Voice prompts are disabled.
NAVIGATION
Entering a Destination
Use several methods to enter a destination.
Home Address
Store your home address in the system so you can easily route to it. Use the
interface dial to make and enter selections.
1. Press SETTINGS.
2. Select Navi Settings.
3. Select Edit Go Home.
4. Enter the address and select OK.
When your home address is stored, you can press the Talk button and say “Go
home” at any time. You can also select Go Home from the destination menu.
Street Address
Enter a street address using voice commands. Press the Talk button before saying
each command.
You can also enter the address manually when the vehicle is stopped. While on
the map screen, press MENU and use the interface dial to select Address. Follow
the prompts.
1. From the Voice Portal screen, say “Address.”
2. The system prompts you to say the entire
address. For example, say “1-2-3-4 Main Street, Los
Angeles, California.”
3. The system interprets the address by state, city,
street, and address number. If necessary, you
may have to clarify similar matches.
4. Say “Set as destination” to set the route.
NAVIGATION
Place Category
Enter a point of interest using voice commands. Press the Talk button before
saying each command.
1. From the Voice Portal, say “Place name.”
2. Say a category. For example, “ATM/Bank.”
3. Say the name of the point of interest. For
example, “ABC Bank.”
4. The system interprets the name. If necessary,
you may have to clarify similar matches.
If there is more than one point of interest with
the name, a list of matches appears in order of
closest distance. Say the number next to the
place you want.
5. Say “Set as destination” to set the route.
If the system does not recognize the specific name,
you can enter it manually when the vehicle is
stopped. While on the map screen, press MENU and
use the interface dial to select Place Name. Enter the
name one letter at a time, and follow the prompts.
Find Nearest Place
Enter a destination by category and distance using voice commands. Press the
Talk button before saying each command.
1. Say “Find nearest” and a place. For example,
“Find nearest ATM.”
2. A list of the nearest places in your area is
displayed by shortest distance to destination.
3. Say the number next to the destination you
want to select.
4. Say “Set as destination” to set the route.
ODMD Shortcuts
You can add up to six destinations to the Shortcuts (Places tab) in the ODMD.
The addresses must be previously stored in the navigation system address book.
1. Select Shortcuts.
2. Select Places.
3. Select No Entry to store a previously stored
address book entry, or select a stored entry to
route to it.
NAVIGATION
Routing
After a destination is set, you can alter or cancel your route.
Map Legend
During route guidance
Next
guidance
point
Estimated
time to
destination
Calculated
route
Distance to
destination
Destination
Turn-by-Turn Directions
Shows a more detailed view of the next maneuver on the multi-information
display. Use the right selector wheel on the steering wheel to bypass the display.
Distance
to next
maneuver
Current route
Upcoming
maneuver
NAVIGATION
Taking a Detour
You can calculate a detour route manually if you encounter a road closure or
other obstacle. Use the interface dial to make and enter selections.
1. When en route, press MENU.
2. Select Detour. The system attempts to calculate
a new route by avoiding the next 5 miles (8 km)
while on a freeway or 1 mile (1 km) while on a
surface street.
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™*
View traffic flow, incidents, and construction in major metro areas. You can
also route around congestion or incidents using voice commands. Press the Talk
button before saying each command. Available in the U.S. only.
1. When en route, say “Display traffic on my route.”
A list of incidents on your route appears.
2. Say the number of the incident you want to
avoid.
3. Say “Avoid” and the incident list returns.
4. Say “Reroute” to set the new route.
*Requires AcuraLink subscription.
Canceling Your Route
You can cancel your route at any time. Press the Talk button and say “Cancel
route.” You can also use the interface dial to make and enter selections.
1. When en route, press MENU.
2. Select Cancel Route. The route is cleared and the
map screen returns.