Ford SYNC Technology

With features like navigation, hands-free calling, and entertainment, Ford SYNC® technology keeps Ford drivers connected to the digital sphere wherever they go. The world is only a few clicks or swipes away with Ford SYNC®, which offers three versions varying in complexity and sophistication, including:

  • SYNC®/SYNC® with MyFord®
  • SYNC® with MyFord Touch®
  • SYNC® 3

Richmond Ford West explores the features available with each version of SYNC® in our technology review below. Drivers in Ashland, Short Pump, and Glen Allen interested in learning about Ford SYNC®'s capabilities can keep reading. 

SYNC®/SYNC® with MyFord®

Ford's entry-level infotainment system, SYNC®, comes with Bluetooth® audio and voice controls that let you make and receive calls, listen to music, and more. A standard LCD screen lets you read and control many of these features, including song titles, call waiting, caller ID, and the phone number of incoming calls. With these features, SYNC® eliminates the urge to look at your mobile device while driving.

SYNC® is also available with:

  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio: Enjoy more than 150 channels of commercial-free music, news, talk, sports, and more at the push of a button. You can also pause and rewind SiriusXM® content using SYNC's replay feature.
  • SYNC® AppLinkTM: With voice control, SYNC® AppLinkTM lets you access some compatible mobile apps, including Pandora®.

SYNC® with MyFord Touch®

SYNC® with MyFord Touch® comes with many of the same features as SYNC® but offers improved capabilities. A touchscreen divided into four quadrants keeps content organized, helping you stay connected without losing focus on driving.

  • Standard Touchscreen: SYNC® with MyFord Touch® includes a color-coded touchscreen with a customizable home display.  You can easily look through phone, entertainment, and optional navigation information while keeping your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
  • Enhanced Voice Commands: SYNC® with MyFord Touch® comes with more voice-activated commands, including access to SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Navigation. You can also adjust climate control using voice command if your vehicle is equipped.
  • Climate Control: If equipped, you can use voice command to adjust the temperature in your Ford's cabin. After setting your favorite temperature, you can say "my temperature on" and press a button to return to it later. 

Ford SYNC® 3

SYNC® 3 comes with advanced voice-activated technology, a user-friendly design, and a new interface and is Ford's most sophisticated infotainment system. With its next-generation voice recognition and capacitive touchscreen, SYNC® 3 delivers a faster, more efficient performance than ever.

  • Apple® CarPlayTM Support: SYNC® 3 is compatible with Apple® CarPlayTM, which means you can use Siri® to make calls, listen to voice mail, read and send text messages, and access music on your iPhone. You can also use Apple Maps to look up turn-by-turn directions, traffic conditions, and estimated travel time.
  • Android AutoTM: SYNC® 3 integrates Android AutoTM's capabilities directly to your Ford. You can listen to voicemail, make calls, read and replay to text messages, and more. Drivers can also talk to GoogleTM to interact with their smartphones or get voice-guided navigation and live traffic information from Google MapsTM.
  • SYNC® Connect: If your Ford is equipped with SYNC® connect, you can use FordPass® to remotely access the vehicle and track its location. You can also look up the vehicle's fuel level, approximate mileage, or schedule specific times to remotely start it.
  • Automatic Updates with Wi-Fi®: If you have a Wi-Fi® connection, you can automatically download software updates for SYNC® 3.

Learn More About Ford SYNC® Technology

Ford's latest lineup of cars, trucks, and SUVs puts a premium on staying connected with SYNC®'s available infotainment features. You can find out more about SYNC® technology at Richmond Ford West, proudly serving communities in Short Pump, Ashland, Glen Allen, and beyond.

To test out Ford SYNC®'s capabilities for yourself, contact us today to test drive a Ford at Richmond Ford West.

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