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3/2/2021
Ride Command Overview for Model Year 2020 and Newer Slingshot

Some model year 2020 and newer Polaris Slingshot vehicles are equipped with a 7-inch Ride Command display. The Ride Command display has seven buttons, which provide access to seven screens. This display offers Bluetooth® and USB audio, vehicle information and turn-by-turn navigation.

Warning: Do not enter information while operating your vehicle. Failure to pay attention to the operation of your vehicle could result in loss of control, injury, or death. You assume all risks associated with using this device. Read your User Guide thoroughly and always ride with the latest maps and road data from ridecommand.slingshot.polaris.com.

The Ride Command console, shown below, features seven hard buttons at the bottom of the display. 

Ride Command display

Power Button
The Power button turns the Ride Command display on and off while your Slingshot is in use.

Rider Screen Button
The Rider Screen button allows you to access the customizable split screen menu system, ride data, vehicle status and vehicle information. To customize the split screen menu, click the options buttons on the lower corner of the screen and choose what information you’d like displayed.

Rider Screen

This will open a screen from which you can select, delete and move the widgets displayed on the Rider Screen. Select DONE when satisfied with your Rider Screen configuration. 

Edit rider screen

Navigation Button
The Navigation button is how you can access Ride Command navigation features. Find directions and look up addresses, gas stations and other points of interest. To plan a route, click on the search button in the lower-right corner of the screen.

Map search

Here, you can browse saved locations, location categories or enter the name/address of your destination. 

Search field

To navigate to a specific place, enter the name or address in the search bar. Click SEARCH when you find your desired destination.  

address search

Click the green arrow to begin navigation to the destination. You can choose between the fastest and shortest route. Click the settings button in the corner of the screen (highlighted below) to access route planning settings. 

Navigation options

Audio Button

Audio screen

The Audio button allows you to change the audio source and set radio presets. To change the source, push the source button and choose from FM, AM, weather radio, Bluetooth® and USB.

Audio source screen

When a headset is paired, you can choose to listen to audio through the vehicle speakers or through the connected headset by toggling the switch shown below. For more information, read Pairing Your SENA® Headset.

headset toggle

For more information on audio playback, read Playing Music with Model Year 2020 and Newer Slingshot. 

Volume Buttons
The Volume Decrease button adjusts the volume downward. The Volume Increase button adjusts the volume upward. To mute the audio, turn the volume all the way down. 

Apple CarPlay® 
Apple CarPlay® seamlessly integrates your iPhone® with the Slingshot Ride Command display and controls (Bluetooth® headset required). Make phone calls, access your music, send and receive messages, get directions, and more while you stay focused on the road. 

Ride Command Settings
The Settings Menu is where you can personalize your Ride Command System. You can configure settings, such as language, speed units, and time formats, as well as audio and vehicle settings. 

To access the settings menu, tap the Power button in the middle of the seven-button panel. This will take you to the Settings Menu, where you will find five settings categories: Info, General, Time, Audio, and Vehicle. Choose from these five settings categories by selecting the corresponding tab on the left side of the screen. 

From the Info settings menu, you can do the following: 

  • View Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • View display software version
  • View total miles
  • View engine hours
  • View next service 

From the General settings menu, you can do the following: 

  • Change the language
  • Set speed units (MPH or KPH) 
  • Set the pressure units (PSI or kPa)
  • Set the temperature units (F or C)
  • Set the volume units (US Gal, IMP, Gal, or L) 
  • Update maps
  • System information

From the Time settings menu, you can do the following: 

  • Set the time format (12-hour or 24-hour)
  • Enable GPS time, which automatically sets the time to the time zone you are currently in
  • Set the time
  • Enable/disable Daylight Saving Time

From the Audio settings menu, you can: 

  • Adjust the fade and balance
  • Clear AM/FM presets
  • Set the radio tuner region

From the Vehicle settings menu, you can:

  • Access vehicle diagnostics
  • View GP status (if equipped)
  • Override automatic power down. 

Back-Up Camera (if equipped) 
The back-up camera is not intended to replace standard driving practices of checking your surroundings before operating in reverse. Always check for pedestrians, vehicles and other obstacles before operating in reverse.

The camera and display screen automatically activate when the transmission is shifted to reverse gear. Do not operate the vehicle until the back-up camera image is clearly shown on the display screen.

For more information, consult your Owner’s Manual or visit the Ride Command website

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