• SUPPORTED
  • Optional
Hands-free phone calls[1]
Voice-controlled phone calls
Make phone calls, hands-free , using voice commands
available
available
available
Automatic phone book download
Automatically downloads your contacts to make calls just by saying a name
available
available
available
Uninterrupted connections
Transfers your calls seamlessly between SYNC® and your phone when getting in or out of your car
available
available
available
Phone book photo transfer
Displays your contacts' photos during a call
available
Advanced Calling Features
Enjoy many of your phone's features like call waiting
available
Ringtone Support
Hear your ringtone from your supported phone when a call comes in
available
available
HEAR TEXT MESSAGES[4][1]
Audible text messages
Receive alerts about incoming texts, and have SYNC® read them out loud
available
available
available
Pre-set Text Message Response
Respond with a variety of preset outgoing text messages.
available
available
Customized Text Messages
Customize the preset outgoing text messages.
available
available
Navigation[2]
Integrated Navigation System (3D Mapping)
3-D mapping for enhanced turn-by-turn directions
available
available
available
Voice-activated Navigation
Use voice commands to find an address and commence turn-by-turn navigation
available
available
TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Provides you with traffic and travel information.
available
available
Find Local Points of Interest (POI)
Quickly locate your favorite restaurant, nearest ATM or a highly-rated coffee shop, using pre-loaded points of interest on the Navigation system
available
available
Easy Destination Entry
Find a destination or POI using a simple one-box search, similar to how you would search on Google™
available
Hands-free music and entertainment[4]
Voice-controlled music[5]
Search and play music, hands-free, using simple voice commands
available
available
available
Voice-controlled radio tuning
Select and browse through AM, FM and DAB+ digial radio stations with voice commands
available
available
available
Bluetooth® audio streaming[6]
Play music and audio files wirelessly from your phone
available
available
available
Media player and smartphone charging
Plug-in your music device or smartphone to listen and charge at the same time
available
available
available
DAB+ Digital Radio[12]
Listen to crystal clear radio broadcasts and access even more radio stations
available
available
available
APP INTEGRATION[4]
Ford AppLink™ [3][6]
Automatically load SYNC®-enabled apps from your paired and connected smartphone, allowing hands-free control of apps like Spotify and Pandora
available
available
SYNC® 3 plus Apple® CarPlay™[5][10]
SYNC® 3 can bring the power of Apple® CarPlay™ to your Ford. It takes the things you want to do with your iPhone® while driving and puts them right on your Ford's built-in display
available
Siri® Eyes-Free[5][10]
SYNC® 3 compatibility with Siri® Eyes-Free provides hands-free access to additional iPhone® features. Check the weather, reserve a table at your favorite restaurant, audibly send a text and more.
available
SYNC® 3 plus Android Auto™[11]
SYNC® 3 can bring the power of Android Auto™ to your Ford. You can talk to Google™ to interact with your Andriod smartphone, while keeping your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
available
Automatic Software Update
Automatic Updates over Wi-Fi®
Keep SYNC® 3 up-to-date with the latest software, by configuring your vehicle to automatically connect to your Wi-Fi home network
available
Climate
Voice-controlled climate[7]
Use voice commands to adjust the cabin temperature, including heating, cooling and fans
available
available
Emergency Assistance [1][8]
Emergency Assistance
Calls emergency services in the event of an accident
available
available
available
In Case of Emergency contacts
Gives you the option of storing up to two different In Case of Emergency (ICE) contacts.
available
available
Command Centre
8-inch Colour Screen
The easy-to-read color display conveniently shows phone, audio and available navigation functions from the home screen, and provides access to more detailed system functions
available
available
Capacitive Touch Screen
Users can use familiar gestures including pinch-to-zoom and swipe, offering an enhanced experience similar to a smartphone or tablet
available
4.2-inch cluster screen[9]
Provides quick access to SYNC® and vehicle information, including the trip computer and turn-by-turn directions for satellite navigation.
available
available
available
5-way steering wheel-mounted controls[13]
Control SYNC® while keeping your hands on the wheel
available
available
available
Media hub
USB port
Plug-in just about any USB device and play it over your sound system
available
available
available
Available in these models
DEVICE COMPATIBILITY
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[0]Not all SYNC® features in this list are available on all vehicles; Please contact your local dealer for details.

[1] Not all features are available with all mobile phones, for compatibility please see www.ford.com.au/sync/support

[2] Voice Activated Satellite Navigation optional on Everest Trend models

[3] Ford AppLink™ is only available on select models and compatible with selected smartphone platforms.

[4] Local laws may prohibit the use of this feature while driving. Check your local road rules. Please check phone compatibility to ensure your mobile phone is enabled with this feature.

[5] Requires phone to be connected via a seperate USB connection cable, sold seperately

[6] Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth® SIG Inc. and is used under licence. PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. The term Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance®.

[7]Voice Controlled Climate control not available on Ford Focus or Ford Kuga.

[8]To use Emergency Assistance, your phone must be paried and within mobile range.

[9] 4.2 Cluster screen is only available on select models and vehicles. Please contact your local dealer for details.

[10] Apple® CarPlay™ is a trademark of Apple® inc. Apple® CarPlay™ requires phone with compatible version of Apple® iOS, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately). SYNC does not control Apple® CarPlay™ while in use. Apple® is solely responsible for their functionality. Message and data rates may apply Pod, iPhone, Siri and Apple® CarPlay™ are trademarks of Apple® Inc.

[11] Android Auto requires phone with compatible version of Android Auto and active data service. Android Auto requires phone with compatible version of Android Auto and active data service. Android Auto and Google Maps are trademarks of Google Inc.

[12] Not available on all models, please see your local dealer for more details and availability.

[13] Not available on Falcon and Territory models.

[14] SYNC® 3 standard on Everest (Trend and Titanium) and Ranger (XLT and Wildtrak) models commencing August 2016 production