Navigation System  

Once you activate your Kia's navigation, you'll have access to many great features, including getting quick and convenient directions to all the places you want to go. Luckily, setup is simple for Kia's navigation system when you follow a few basic steps.

Connecting to Satellites

Kia offers a satellite-based navigation system. Therefore, to start using the system, you will first need to be connected to satellite signals. There is no cost to connect to the GPS satellite network that Kia uses, but a connection is necessary to operate your system. First, you will need to make sure that you are outside and away from tall structures or trees, which can interfere with satellite signals. Then, you'll need to turn on your navigation system. It can take a few minutes to connect with satellites.

Setting Up Preferences

Next, you will need to set up your navigation system preferences. From the homepage, you can decide whether to use your navigation system manually or through voice recognition technology instead. You also have the option of pairing your phone with your navigation system so that you can send directions from your phone to your car, import the addresses of your contacts, get updates and more.

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Entering Directions

There are several ways that you can enter directions into your Kia's navigation system. You can choose to either enter directions manually or through voice commands. Your Kia navigation system can also upload directions to your preferred places from your phone when you have your phone connected to the infotainment system in your car.

Mapping Your Route

Along with getting step-by-step directions with your navigation system, you will also have a visual component available through the display screen, which will show either a 2D or a 3D map to help you view your travel route. You can set your preferences for map scale for a customized navigation screen by pressing the "Auto" scale button. You will also see a route guidance feature that gives you a second visual display of your planned route.

Time Display & Custom Settings

The Kia navigation system also has a remaining time display button that you can press to get an estimate of the remaining time until you reach your destination. You can also customize your navigation system to display traffic information in real-time and get the estimated driving range remaining if you have an electric vehicle.

Contact our car dealership in Phoenix for more details about using your Kia navigation system today.