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A voice actuated vehicle security system includes both internal and external microphones for receiving vocal instructions and internal and external speakers for delivering vocal messages. During a training period, a plurality of voice recognition templates are stored in memory representing one or more authorized vehicle operators. A voice recognition and synthesis unit interfaces the microphones and the speakers with a microcomputer and the memory. Various vehicle condition sensors and controls are connected to the microcomputer to permit the system to respond to changes in vehicle conditons by delivering the associated vocal messages and to respond to vocal instructions to control vehicle elements such as door locks, lights, etc.