Technology has become an important area of focus in the automotive industry today. It impacts everything from automotive design, safety and mechanical function. But Ford is taking technological implementation even further by creating an immersive, tech-centered infotainment system right at your fingertips. With Ford’s SYNC and SYNC 3 systems, you’ll experience voice-activated technology and innovation in your vehicle, making it the most advanced and interactive system in any Ford vehicle to date.
With SYNC and SYNC 3, you’ll not only enjoy interactive entertainment while you drive, but you’ll also experience Ford active safety technology to always keep you and others safe on the road. So, what does SYNC and SYNC 3 look like in your Ford?
Ford vehicles compatible with SYNC and SYNC 3 technology have integrated Sirius XM Radio, and when you purchase a new Ford, you’ll receive a complimentary 6-month prepaid “All Access” subscription. With this subscription, you’ll have access to over 140 entertainment channels, including everything from music to sports, comedy and talk shows. You’ll also be able to use your subscription to enjoy SiriusXM on your smartphone and TV, too.
SYNC and SYNC 3 are also compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Whether you have an iPhone or Android device, your infotainment screen will display your mobile device layout for easy usability. You’ll be able to listen to your music library, podcasts, audiobooks and more as you drive. If you have an Android device, you’ll also be able to utilize Google Assistant: voice activated, hands-free help while you drive. Whether you’re looking for directions or want to hear your favourite song, Google Assistant is ready to help with the voice prompt: “okay, Google.”
Finally, you’ll enjoy your favourite AM/FM stations, as well as Bluetooth capability to further enjoy music and more from your mobile device.
Convenience and Safety
SYNC and SYNC 3 are designed to make managing your mobile media, navigation and phone calls easier and safer while you drive. Although these systems are designed to provide top-notch, in-vehicle entertainment, it’s also designed to ensure that you can utilize these features safely. SYNC and SYNC 3 are designed to be hands-free and voice-activated so that your you can still entirely focus on the road.
Siri Eyes Free is one of Ford’s functions designed to assist you while driving. You’ll be able to hear and respond to text messages aloud and hands-free, as well as receive directions with Siri Eyes Free. You’ll also be able to access AM/FM/SiriusXM Radio via voice command. You can even update your Twitter status without ever touching your phone or the infotainment screen. In fact, touchscreen is completely disabled while using this function, so distractions from the road are avoided.
You’ll also be able to utilize all calling features, completely voice-activated. You’ll be sure to experience an uninterrupted call connection while speaking over the phone. You can even customize ringtones and text message responses via an on-screen keyboard for quick replies.
For emergency situations, you can enable 911 Assist, which will alert emergency services when needed, even if you are physically unable to do so.
SYNC and SYNC 3 also have Waze navigation capability, so you’ll always get to your destination the fastest way possible. Waze receives real time traffic alert updates submitted by thousands of drivers every day. Destination routes are then created to avoid heavy traffic, accidents, construction and more.
With SYNC and SYNC 3, you’ll experience a smart, safe and entertaining driving experience, no matter where you’re headed.
Which Vehicles Offer SYNC and SYNC 3?
To see which of your favourite Ford vehicles offer SYNC and SYNC 3 technology, click here.
Now that you know how Ford is innovating and enhancing your driving experience, why not upgrade your ride to a new Ford vehicle today?
At Bayfield Ford, we have an expansive selection of new inventory equipped with SYNC and SYNC 3. As Barrie’s premier Ford dealership, we are the top destination for customers in the communities of Barrie, Thornton, Innisfil, Oro Medonte and Midhurst. Our dedicated team is committed to finding you the perfect vehicle for your needs and lifestyle. We also offer a 30-Day Exchange program and 24-hour test drives, so you can feel fully confident about the vehicle you bring home. At Bayfield Ford, we care about your car-buying experience, so we won’t be satisfied until you are. So, come visit us at Bayfield Ford today, and experience driving with the latest and most advanced SYNC and SYNC 3 technology!