Voice recognition is a nightmare and, even if you program the address in by hand, the guidance is atrocious. The Sienna will be available in nine exterior colors including three new shades, Attitude Black Metallic, Crème Brule Mica and Sky Blue Pearl. Rarely is driving 10 miles a different direction to get to the freeway the best route. It is so bad that I believe it is a safety hazard. They work a million times better than what the piece of junk Toyota is trying to pass off.
The Nav package is much improved. Actual dealer price will vary. What do you think of the Toyota navigation system? The standard and available infotainment systems are straightforward, as are the well-organized dashboard controls. Same thing on return going around St. This is our first new car in 12 years last new car was a 2003 Toyota 4Runner , so I figured we were just so far behind in the technology. I find myself using my iPhone to navigate and get traffic reports. Too bad since mechanically Toyota cars are a pleasure to drive.
I tried it again yesterday and I was routed over a very bad mountain pass on country roads, rather than a major nearby freeway. I am an Australian living in Canada and have found the voice recognition a joke. Also being in Canada, we have no access to many of the entune features such as traffic and many other apps, even those are often listed in the adverts. These address a power-sliding door that can open while driving, a faulty air bag, and improper trim panel clips. I entered the address of a hotel in Monterey and I was directed to leave the freeway and take local roads, miles away from the turnoff I knew to be correct. Have had the car 3 weeks and heard the navigation stutter today…the 2014 did this as well…this better not be the start of all the issues again. And, they should really be ashamed of charging big bucks to update the maps.
I took it into the dealer and they installed an update which fixed those problems. All they focus on is quality cars mechanically with really poor quality features. At some point a bad driver may end up wrong direction on a one-way street…could be disasterous! It has difficulty pickup up my voice and jumps to a totally wrong response. My bad as I thought it would be easy — just to buy a new map. Scrolled all over the Nav system and no where could I find 101 Hannon Crescent Ontario. On my Highlander, the navigation volume is controlled via the settings menu. However, this is an aging minivan in need of a redesign.
Or would that have been a deal breaker? The voice command system enables the navigation, audio and hands-free systems to be operated using voice commands. This did not seem to help much. Learn how to store your address so the navigation system can always get you home. In any event, the motion lockout is incredibly stupid given that the voice recognition is so poor. Many of its rivals, including the and , have nicer cabins and more-modern infotainment systems.
Several readers have reported the exact same thing. Toyota Nav should be out by now. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are standard. The lag time is so bad I pass the destination. The dealer doesn't seem to get it, have to take it again and show it to them. I,m really glad to find this as I have been thinking seriously about purchasing the 2015 highlander.
Using the audio system Operating the touch screen By touching the screen with your finger, you can control the audio system, etc. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave this system its second-lowest rating of Marginal for ease of use. The 2015 Toyota Sienna comes with a 266-horsepower V6 engine that produces good power and quick acceleration. It is really next to useless and aggravating as heck to have to try repeating things over and over. See usage precautions and service limitations in Owner's Manual. We also award the , , and on an annual basis.
This is a big van, however, and it leans quite a bit around corners. Using the audio system ® Displaying a Bluetooth device details You can confirm and change the registered device details. For now it is now considered a libility and not an asset to have this thing in the car. For voice recognition, it is so distractive and frustrating to operate handsfree, that I think it is safer not to use it. Operations of the voice command system can be performed by selecting the menu corresponding to each function on the screen.
Going back to me phone app. Google maps found the street in seconds, Toyota took 35 Minutes. I was able to install twin rear-facing infant seats in these chairs, slide them all the way back and then pass in front of them to access the third row; the Sienna is also available with a second-row bench, which has three seats. If anyone has an idea, most willing to listen. Using the audio system Command list Some recognizable voice commands and their actions are shown below as examples.