Please choose an alternative route
Briefly press the ALT-R key.
The Alternative route menu is shown, the cursor is placed on "Yes".
If you agree with the displayed distance, simply confirm with the
If you want to change the distance, move the cursor to the distance data
and confirm with the ENTER/O.K. key.
Select the desired minimum distance with the cursor keys between 1 and
10 km for the alternative route.
Confirm the selected distance by pressing the ENTER/O.K. key.
Confirm the procedure by selecting the option "Yes".
Within a few seconds an alternative route is calculated for the chosen
If you want to cancel the procedure, select "No" or press the MENU key.
Even without the alternative route function the navigation system plans a new
route automatically when you leave the advised route.
Simply leave the advised route to bypass traffic jams or to drive a route of
your choice. CARiN will automatically calculate a new route within a few
Note*: The ALT-R key has a different function as soon as you approach a traffic
obstruction and the "Detour" option is active in the guidance screen.
In this case pressing the ALT-R key directly leads to the "Detour" menu.
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* Only if a RDS TMC radio is connected to the navigation system.
You can have the navigation system to
calculate an alternative route during
guidance for an adjustable distance.
Use this function for example to get
around traffic jams or if you don't
agree with the current route planning.
The alternative route is calculated from
the current car position for the selected