One of the best perks of owning a brand new Ford vehicle is being able to utilize the advanced technology features it offers. A recent advancement for the Ford lineup is SYNC 3 technology, which allows drivers to connect to their smartphones in a number of innovative ways. It’s important that Ford owners know what Ford SYNC 3 is able to do, so they are able to utilize the impressive technology to its full potential. Let’s take a closer look.
SYNC 3 includes all of the excellent SYNC features in addition to Ford’s next-generation voice-activated technology. It is convenient, easy to use, and offers a new, responsive interface. There are several capabilities included with SYNC 3, many of which are not available with SYNC or SYNC with MyFord Touch. All elements are designed to improve the overall enjoyment and safety of the in-car experience.
SYNC 3 features Apple CarPlay, which allows you to use Siri® to interact with your iPhone via voice commands. Available functions include making calls, listening to voicemail, sending and receiving text messages, and accessing your songs and playlists, among others.
Android smartphone users can utilize Android Auto on SYNC 3 by talking to Google™ to interact with your phone. Available functions include making phone calls, sending and receiving text messages, listening to voicemail and music, and more.
With SYNC Connect, you can track your vehicle’s location as well as remotely access certain features, such as start, lock and unlock, and view fuel level status and approximate odometer reading. Schedule a time to remotely start your car, and it will be ready to go when you are.
Innovative technology features available with Ford SYNC 3
In addition to the high-tech elements mentioned above, Ford SYNC 3 also includes a number of other elements to improve any ride. The following features are available with SYNC 3 and utilize next-generation voice-activated technology and steering wheel controls:
Hands-free calling to make and receive calls via Bluetooth® wireless technology
No-Extra-Charge 911 Assist to call for help in case of emergency using a connected cell phone
Music search and control to access SiriusXM Satellite Radio stations or playlists on a phone connected via Bluetooth® or USB port
Siri® Eyes Free to access certain iPhone features
Optional navigation to receive turn-by-turn directions to your destination
SYNC AppLink to access compatible apps from your smartphone
If you would like to learn more about Ford SYNC 3 and what is able to do, feel free to contact our team at Sherwood Ford.