This device* is the answer to all of your needs. It provides you with a navigation system with a 6.5-inch display, a radio, an MP3 player, a CD player and an RDS system all in one. You can operate all of the functions on offer using either the iDrive controller or the multi-function steering wheel (optional for 316d). The BMW Navigation system Business guides you simply and directly through numerous European countries and a few beyond. Thanks to TMC technology, road congestion is immediately recognised and an alternative route is calculated to make sure you reach your destination quickly and safely.
*Navigation Business with extended functions
The BMW Navigation system Professional* features an 8.8-inch monitor and a 3D map display. Any traffic congestion is marked on the map so that the driver is always up to date when the navigation system suggests an alternate route. For increased safety, the optional Voice Control allows you to specify new destinations without having to remove your hands from the steering wheel. The integrated hard drive stores all your maps, addresses, contacts and approximately 100 music CDs as MP3 files.
*Navigation Professional with extended functions
The optional Bluetooth interface provides a wireless connection between the vehicle and Bluetooth-compatible mobile phones. The phones are operated via the hands-free kit, multifunction steering wheel, iDrive Controller or Voice Control depending on the equipment options of the individual vehicle. Your local BMW dealer will be happy to inform you about which mobile phone devices (and software versions) are compatible with the optional Bluetooth interface.
How do you navigate through a library of 10,000 songs? Preferably on the road using the multifunction steering wheel or iDrive button. Almost all common MP3 players, USB sticks, iPods and mobile phones can be integrated effortlessly with the audio system. The title of the track being played is displayed either in iDrive or on the radio display. The internal hard drive operated via a USB 2.0 interface is integrated in the glove compartment and players and iPhones can be operated directly using the USB connection in the central console.
Putting current traffic and tourist information at your fingertips: digital road maps for BMW navigation systems are available on CD or DVD and are updated twice yearly. With up-to-date map material, you will always find the best route to your destination.
Whether you're looking for the shortest route, scenic roads, how to avoid traffic jams, a parking space or even restaurant tips, BMW digital road maps have the answers, letting you know as much about your new destination as you do about your home town.