Real Time Traffic

Real Time Traffic


With information relayed in real time by the community of users, the leading European GPS solution guarantees you complete peace of mind. The inbuilt system in your DS is fitted with voice recognition so you no longer have to take your eyes off the road. The best technology without compromising on style.

This service is complimentary for 3 years with all purchases of new cars equipped with Real Time Traffic – when signed in to the DS services store simply register your vehicle to confirm eligibility and subscribe to beneficial services.

The countries covered by these services are listed in the General conditions of sale and use, click here.

Choose your subscription


For all new vehicles equipped with a telematics box and ordered from 1 July 2023 onwards, the SOS & Assistance and DS telemaintenance* services are included in the Connect ONE pack (price already included in the vehicle price). The "remote control & Connected navigation" services are included in the Connect PLUS pack, which requires a specific subscription. Connect PLUS is available and included in the vehicle price for a period of 36 months from the warranty start date. After this period, Connect PLUS will be available as a paid service.
*Telemaintenance requires specific activation by the customer.

Real Time Traffic

No need to mess around with your smartphone any more. 

With the onboard Real Time Traffic, your car finds the best route in real time, based on reliable traffic news.

No superfluous information, just the best GPS solution, thanks to the recognised expertise of TomTom and its large community of users.

DS automobiles incorporates its connected navigation system in the main screen of your car. Working seamlessly inside your car, you get the benefit of voice control and on-board hi-fi. Your smartphone can also be connected to the whole system, which means you don’t use its battery, you keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the steering wheel.



Complete peace of mind

Enjoy the time spent in your car to the full ! 

With Real Time Traffic you can avoid traffic jams, find the address you’re looking for or the closest petrol station thanks to real time updates provided by the millions of TomTom users. 

A dedicated assistant at your service

When following an itinerary, it is annoying to be pestered when you didn't ask to be. The DS automobiles Navigation uses the collaborative power of TomTom for the best interests of each of its users. Your data will never be used for commercial purposes. No inconvenient adverts, no pop-ups, no requests to talk to a unknown co-user. Just the best GPS solutions in real time brought together on one screen. 

The road network is constantly evolving: traffic directions change, pedestrian areas expand and some roads are no longer accessible to cars. To get the most out of your navigation system and get optimal directions, make sure that all data is always correct: if your vehicle is equipped with "Over-the-air" Map Update, it will do the updates automatically - but even if it's not, you can easily update your maps. Regularly visit the dedicated section on the DS website to check if any update is available for you: enter your VIN, check if there are new updates to download and follow the simple instructions.
Just follow the best route with your DS.

Permanently connected

  • TomTom services
  • Real time traffic news
  • Parking prices and availability
  • Weather forecast on your journey
  • Voice control supported
  • Fuel prices at petrol stations
  • Quick search for addresses and points of interest
  • Danger zone warnings (optional)


It’s included with your new car:

When you buy your new DS, you get a complimentary 3 years subscription to the live services. Simply create an account, or sign in to activate your free subscription.

How to use it:

Once you have subscribed, simply set the configuration in your vehicle and the services will start working in-car.

To activate the service in your car, follow the process below :

To learn more about the service, discover the DS Connect Nav video tutorials