Manual: 2011/2012 Boxster

Page: 146

Map display

You call up the map display of the navigation system by pressing the button.
Your vehicle is shown in the map display as a triangular arrow. The arrowhead points in the direction of travel. The center of the vehicle is represented by the black dot in the middle of the small triangle.
The recommended travel route, streets, rivers, railroad tracks, wooded areas, or lakes are displayed as colored lines or areas. Smaller icons indicate points of interest like hotels, gas stations etc.
The detail depends on the map scale set. Route guidance continues through voice announcements.
When route guidance is active, either the expected time of arrival or the remaining trip time in hours as well as the distance to the destination is displayed at the bottom of the display. You can switch back and forth between the two options by briefly touching the display.

If the XM NavTraffic Service of XM Satellite Radio is enabled, road sections with high traffic volumes causing congestion will be displayed in a different color.

– Red colored line
Estimated average speed on red colored street sections below 10 mph.
– Yellow colored line
Estimated average speed on yellow colored street sections below 30 mph.
– Green colored line
Estimated average speed on green colored street sections below 50 mph.
You can choose for yourself the content shown in the map display. For more information, please refer to the section "Compiling map contents" on page 149.

Changing the scale of the map

The current scale is shown in the bottom right of the map in the map display.

  • Set the desired map scale by turning the right rotary knob .

A number of map views also display the two symbols and .

  • Change the desired map scale by touching the two symbols on the display.