Control1 the navigation system* with voice recognition

Several navigation system functions can be activated with voice commands.
Press P5–1507–Voice control button on the right-hand keypad on the steering wheel and say one of the following commands:
  • Navigation” - Initiates a navigation dialogue and shows examples of commands.
  • "Take me home" - Guidance is given to the Home position.
  • "Go to [City]" - Specifies a city as a destination. Example "Drive to London".
  • "Go to [Address]" - Specifies an address as a destination. An address must contain city and street. Example "Drive to 5 King's Road, London".
  • "Add intersection" - Starts a dialogue where two streets must be specified. The intersection point of the specified streets then becomes the destination.
  • "Go to [Post code]" - Specifies a post code as a destination. Example "Drive to 1 2 3 4 5".
  • "Go to [contact]" - Specifies an address from the phone book as a destination. Example "Drive to Robyn Smith".
  • "Search [POI category]" - Searches for adjacent points of interest (POI) within a certain category (e.g. restaurants)2. To have the list sorted along the route - say "Along the route" when the results list is shown.
  • "Search [POI category] in [City]" - Searches for points of interest (POI) within a certain category and city. The list of results is sorted according to the city's central point. Example "Search for restaurant in London".
  • "Search [POI name]". Example "Search Kielder Forest".
  • "Change country/Change state3,4" - Changes the search area for navigation.
  • "Show favourites" - Shows favourited positions in the driver display.
  • "Clear itinerary" - Erases all the stored intermediate destinations and final destination in an itinerary.
  • "Repeat voice guidance" - Repeats the last spoken guidance.
  • "Turn off voice guidance" - Switches off voice guidance.
  • "Turn on voice guidance" - Starts the switched-off voice guidance.


When an address is entered, the search area is defined as the search area preset in the navigation system. It is possible to switch to a different search area. If the new search area uses a different language to the selected system language, the system will automatically switch to a different recognition engine. Therefore, state the address in the language used in the new search area.

  1. 1 Applies to certain markets.
  2. * Option/accessory.
  3. 2 The user has the option of calling the POI or specifying it as a destination.
  4. 3 In European countries, “Country” is used instead of “State”.
  5. 4 For Brazil and India, the search area is changed via the centre display.