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The differences between Sensus Navigation and Internet maps

Volvo offers a navigation system called Sensus Navigation as well as a map service called Internet maps. Since they resemble each other visually, it is not always easy to immediately see which system your Volvo is equipped with.

WikiLocations

The WikiLocations app allows you to read Wikipedia articles related to your car's position and destination. WikiLocations can only be used if the car is equipped with both Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation.

Weather

The Weather app can provide you with weather information in the car's local area or in a selected location. Weather can only be used if the car is equipped with both Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation.

Suggest new map information

If your Volvo is equipped with Sensus Navigation, maps from the Here map supplier are shown. If you find that any information is missing from a map, or want to suggest changes, you can do this at Here's Map Creator service. Such information can include new addresses or rerouted roads.

iGo and Sensus Connected Touch

iGo is an integrated solution for satellite navigation with three-dimensional city models and landmarks. The system can manage points of interest (POI) and premium traffic information. It is also possible to use iGo without an Internet connection.

Cancel route

You can easily cancel an ongoing route in the centre display.

Send destination to the car via Send to Car

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.

Service application

With the Sensus Connected Touch option you have access to the Service application. The Service application helps you find workshops near your location and information about them, such as contact information.

Weather

Updated 11/25/2019

Weather

The Weather app provides you with weather information in the car's local area or in a selected location. Weather can only be used if the car is equipped with Sensus Navigation.

The Weather app

Weather gives you daily and weekly weather forecasts. You set the location for which you want updated weather in the app settings. You can access the settings in the display mode for the app. You can also change settings for measuring wind speed here.

Using Weather

Weather is a free service and you do not need to register an account to use the service.

Note that a data usage cost may be incurred, depending on your subscription. Contact your Internet service provider for more information.

Use the steering wheel knob for safer use of the app while you drive.

Tips for using Weather

If you experience problems with Weather, make sure you have an Internet connection and good signal strength. For information on how to set the Internet connection in your Volvo, see Connect your mobile phone to the car via Bluetooth or Connect to the Internet via your mobile phone (WiFi).

Note

Available selection of apps may vary depending on the market and on whether the services are supported by Volvo's third party suppliers. One or more apps may not be available on the market in which the car is sold or used.

Car model/model year

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

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

System

Sensus Navigation


This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

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

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

System

Sensus Navigation


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Traffic information in real time (RTTI)

With a connected car, you can obtain real-time traffic information about queues, road closures and other things that may affect your travel time.

The differences between Sensus Navigation and Internet maps

Volvo offers a navigation system called Sensus Navigation as well as a map service called Internet maps. Since they resemble each other visually, it is not always easy to immediately see which system your Volvo is equipped with.

Send to Car

Send to Car allows you to send map destinations to your Volvo from your web browser at home. In the markets where Volvo On Call is available, you can also send destinations via the Volvo On Call app. The maps can be downloaded from www.here.com.

Send to Car

Send to Car allows you to send map destinations to your Volvo from your web browser at home. In the markets where Volvo On Call is available, it is also possible to send destinations via the Volvo On Call app. The maps can be downloaded from www.here.com.

Suggest new map information

If your Volvo is equipped with Sensus Navigation, maps from the Here map supplier are shown. If you find that any information is missing from a map, or want to suggest changes, you can do this at Here's Map Creator service. Such information can include new addresses or rerouted roads.

Installation and use of Google Local Search

You can install and use the Google Local Search app via your Volvo's centre display. Using the app you can, amongst other things, search for restaurants, hotels and petrol stations in the vicinity of the car and along a route.

Find Fuel

The Find Fuel app allows you to find petrol stations near to your car while you drive. Find Fuel can only be used if the car is equipped with both Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation.

WikiLocations

Using the WikiLocations app, you can read Wikipedia articles that are related to your car's position and destination.

Glympse

You can use the Glympse app to share your position with others so that they can find out where you are going and when you are expected to arrive there. Glympse can only be used if the car is equipped with both Sensus Connect and Sensus Navigation.

Google Local Search

Using the Google Local Search app you can search for restaurants, hotels and petrol stations and a lot more along your route directly in Volvo's centre display.

Sensus Connected Touch and Connected Navigation

With Sensus Connected Touch you have the option to add Connected Navigation, a service that gives you online navigation.

Traffic information in real time (RTTI)

Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) helps you to keep a check on the traffic situation so that you can better plan your route. You get important information in real time on traffic jams, road closures and other situations that may affect your travel time.

Using 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).

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 or Sensus Navigation).

Using Send to Car

Send to Car allows you to send map destinations to your Volvo from your web browser at home. In the markets where Volvo On Call is available, there is also the option to send destinations via the Volvo On Call app to your car. To use the function, your car has to be equipped with Sensus Navigation.