Maps & Navigation

Sensus Navigation helps you get to your destination, find parking spots and share your locations. This section gives information on how to manage map updates and use the navigation services.

Maps & Navigation

Sensus Navigation helps you get to your destination, find parking spots and share your locations. This section gives information on how to manage map updates and use the navigation services.

Support Articles

Browse helpful articles of the selected topic

Popular articles

Find out more information about Maps & Navigation by exploring popular articles among our users

  • Cancel route
    Cancel route

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards, The range of models may vary depending on market.

    You can easily cancel an ongoing route in the centre display. Read More
  • Map download for Sensus Navigation
    Map download for Sensus Navigation

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards, XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards, V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards, The range of models may vary depending on market.

    MapCareTM is a map update service for Volvo cars equipped with Sensus Navigation. Maps are updated in two steps. First, the map is downloaded to a USB memory and then the map is loaded from the USB memory to the car. Instructions for these steps are described in this article. Read More
  • Import of POI files
    Import of POI files

    S60 and V60 of model year 2011 onwards., XC60 of model year 2011 to 2017., V70 and XC70 of model year 2012 onwards., S80 of model year 2012 onwards., V40 of model year 2013 and later., Applies to the above car models equipped with Sensus RTI or Sensus Navigation.

    Many companies offer so-called POI (Point Of Interest) files for download. In certain cases you can use the files to supplement Volvo's maps with information on e.g. speed cameras, campsites, etc. POI files in GPX format work best with the Sensus RTI system, but can also be imported to models with Sensus Navigation to a certain extent. Read More

More on Maps & Navigation

Follow the links to discover more about Maps & Navigation for your car

  • The differences between Sensus Navigation and Internet maps

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards, XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards, V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards, The range of models may vary depending on market.

  • MapCareTM

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards, XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards, V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards, The range of models may vary depending on market.

  • Import of POI files

    S60 and V60 of model year 2011 onwards., XC60 of model year 2011 to 2017., V70 and XC70 of model year 2012 onwards., S80 of model year 2012 onwards., V40 of model year 2013 and later., Applies to the above car models equipped with Sensus RTI or Sensus Navigation.

  • Map updates for older navigation systems

    VNS – Volvo Navigation System, iGo

  • Update maps directly from the car

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards, XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards, V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards, The range of models may vary depending on market.

  • Map download for Sensus Navigation

    S60, V60, XC60 of model year 2014 (2013 week 46) equipped with Sensus Navigation, Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Navigation

  • WikiLocations

    Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation

  • Weather

    Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation

Videos

Learn more about your Volvo by watching video tutorials connected to the selected topic.

  • Updating maps

    If your car is connected to the Internet, the maps can be updated directly from the car.

    Read More
  • Use Send to Car (browser)

    Send to Car allows you to send map destinations to your Volvo. You can send destinations from your browser in a computer or via the Volvo On Call app. To use this function, your car must be equipped with Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation, and there must be a Volvo ID registered to the car. To use the function via the Volvo On Call app, your car also has to be equipped with Volvo On Call.

    Read More
  • Use Local Search

    Local Search is an app which can help you to find e.g. restaurants, hotels, petrol stations and lots more by searching online from your Internet-connected Volvo (Local Search is only available for cars equipped with Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation).

    Read More