The 2016 Cascada is loaded with purposeful technology that makes your drive one of a kind. The latest in voice-recognition and touch-screen technology is seamlessly integrated into the Buick IntelliLink† infotainment system, so all you have to do to instantly hear your favorite tunes or entertainment is ask for them.
IntelliLink† now keeps you connected to your most important contacts by providing alerts of incoming text messages†. You can configure the system to have incoming text messages read out aloud. In addition, with select smartphones, you can also respond to the text messages with your pre-programmed responses. Refer to my.buick.com/learn for details on smartphone compatibility.
2016 Cascada drivers with compatible iPhones®† can now access Siri, Apple’s voice-activated digital assistant, hands-free. Siri Eyes Free®† allows hands-free interaction when you need it the most. Simply pair your iPhone® with the Bluetooth®-enabled† Buick IntelliLink† system, and then use the steering-wheel-mounted voice command button to activate Siri Eyes Free.3 You can make calls, compose text or e-mail messages to stored contacts, and access other iPhone®4 functions, all without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road.
Buick IntelliLink’s† high-resolution, full-color touch screen makes it easy to access a host of communication and infotainment options in one location. And with the latest voice recognition technology, accessing your phone book, making calls or playing your favorite music is more convenient than ever before.
Stay connected to the internet and your favorite apps anywhere you go with OnStar 4G LTE† built-in-Wi-Fi-hotspot. It’s always available and ready to connect to your devices, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.
Buick IntelliLink offers the entertainment of SiriusXM Radio† with Travel Link®† with more than 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus talk, sports, news, weather and more. Access to Pandora† Internet radio also comes standard.
VOICE COMMANDS AND SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY
Enhanced voice-recognition technology in the 2016 Cascada enables you to better control everything from the music you select to the hands-free calls you place and receive. Connect any compatible smartphone or Bluetooth®-enabled† mobile device and take advantage of all the features Buick IntelliLink† has to offer.
Keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road is our first priority, which is why the 2016 Cascada includes Color Touch Radio with Buick IntelliLink† technology standard. It offers a trial period for unlimited hands-free calling, Pandora† Internet radio and SiriusXM Radio† with Travel Link®.† All are easily accessible through either the intuitive voice-command function or the color touch screen.
Manage your music and smartphone contacts through the Buick IntelliLink† touch screen, via enhanced voice-activated commands or by using the steering-wheel-mounted controls. The luxury of choice — yet another IntelliLink feature.
Customize your Buick IntelliLink† homepage using the color touch screen to gain quick access to frequently used features — and up to six pages of preferred settings.
Gracenote®† is a feature embedded in the IntelliLink† system that indexes and assigns voice tags to all your music selections. You can even use the “More Like This” function to instantly create a playlist of songs or artists similar to the one you’ve been listening to.
The 2016 Cascada is a testament to purposeful luxury. And Buick IntelliLink† is no exception. The innovative system allows you to use simple phrases to command your favorite Internet radio and MP3 music playlists, or make hands-free calls.
With XM Tune Select, a feature of SiriusXM Radio† you can set alerts for appearances of your favorite artists or songs on any SiriusXM channel, as well as jump from channel to channel in seconds or even play music directly from your mobile device.
Stream Pandora† Internet radio, play SiriusXM Radio,† or listen to music from your smartphone — and control them all through voice command.
Enjoy lively conversations and your favorite tunes without ever letting your hands leave the steering wheel. The enhanced voice-recognition technology in the 2016 Cascada enables you to conveniently initiate phone calls, listen to music or access Internet radio with nothing more than simple voice commands.
CONNECT YOUR PHONE
With one simple connection the Buick IntelliLink† system becomes an extension of your smartphone, offering you simple voice command over your call history, apps and other phone content.
Maneuver through traffic and know exactly where you’re going in real-time with the available built-in Intellilink with Color Touch Navigation† in the 2016 Cascada. Access maps, driving directions and more — directly from your Buick IntelliLink† Color Touch with Navigation home screen.†
MAPPING AND VIEWS
The Navigation† feature can instantly pinpoint your current map location, and can provide real-time traffic and speed-limit information to help you get to your destination quickly and safely.
POINTS OF INTEREST
When your available Buick IntelliLink† system with Navigation†, Points of Interest (POI) — including restaurants, gas stations, attractions, and more — display automatically. You can also choose to show or hide POIs or view them by category (Restaurants, Hotels, Shopping, Banks & Businesses, Travel, Public Places, Automotive, Leisure, Emergency, and more).
Touch the Destination† icon on your Buick IntelliLink home screen to access directions and routes to specific destinations. You can also save frequently traveled routes and addresses, so you can get on your way even faster.
Available with an active SiriusXM Radio† subscription, Travel Link† delivers continuously updated information about weather, local fuel prices and movie theater listings in your immediate area. So you’re always ready for anything, anytime.
Dinner and a movie? Now you can choose the theater and feature you wish to see, right from your front seat. Travel Link† provides you with access to more than 4,500 movie theaters and allows you to search information by movie title, show time, driving distance and more. You can also designate a favorite theater, and Travel Link will provide you with a route to it.
Be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. Travel Link† weather updates provide up-to-the-minute weather information, along with 5-day forecasts and alerts from the National Weather Service and other government agencies — including those for hurricanes, tornadoes and other severe weather events.
Take the guesswork out of the gas work. Travel Link† can provide fuel prices for more than 10,000 gas stations and enables you to sort locations by lowest price, driving distance, brand name, and more. It will also provide you with a route to the station of your choice.
Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which Bluetooth® phones are compatible with the vehicle. Bluetooth® Trademarks The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by General Motors is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Apple iPhone®/iPod® devices support Bluetooth® audio streaming with limited functionality. Please connect through USB to use all features of the IntelliLink system. Apple Trademarks “Made for iPod” means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change. For more information about NavTraffic®, visit siriusxm.com/navtraffic. For more information about Travel Link, visit siriusxm.com/travellink. XM satellite service is available only to those in the 48 contiguous U.S. states and D.C. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Full functionality requires Bluetooth® and smartphone. Some devices require USB connectivity. Data plan rates apply.
Devices must be WPA2 compliant with active OnStar service and data plan. Wi-Fi devices manufactured prior to 2006 may not be compatible. Please consult your device manufacture for information regarding the WPA2 security protocol and Wi-Fi device compatibility. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations. 4G LTE is available only on select 2016 models.
Requires a compatible smartphone with Bluetooth® profile (M.A.P.) and applicable text messaging features. Visit gmtotalconnect.com for vehicle and smartphone eligibility.
Map coverage not available in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and portions of Canada.
Gracenote® Trademarks Music- and video-recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote. Gracenote is the industry standard in music-recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, visit www.gracenote.com.
1112Navigation and Destination features are not available on all models.