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SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

Innovation to keep you safer

SUVs can help keep you safer while you drive. Roads are meant to be enjoyed and driving an SUV is the perfect combination of comfort and security, so you can really take in the view.

Innovation to keep you safer

SUVs can help keep you safer while you drive. Roads are meant to be enjoyed and driving an SUV is the perfect combination of comfort and security, so you can really take in the view.

Ford Escape using AEB in front of pedestrian with hands on steering wheel

More eyes on the road

Every Ford SUV is packed with tech that acts like a second (or third, or fourth) pair of eyes to keep you more aware of your surroundings.

More eyes on the road

Every Ford SUV is packed with tech that acts like a second (or third, or fourth) pair of eyes to keep you more aware of your surroundings.

Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Just set your cruising speed and let the vehicle’s radar monitor the traffic ahead and slow down or speed up accordinglydriver-assist-features.

Adaptive Cruise Control

Just set your cruising speed and let the vehicle’s radar monitor the traffic ahead and slow down or speed up accordinglydriver-assist-features.

Lane Keep Assist

Lane Keeping Aid

If you accidentally drift over the lane, a Ford SUV will apply gentle steering torque and a warning vibration to guide you back if neededdriver-assist-features.

Lane Keeping Aid

If you accidentally drift over the lane, a Ford SUV will apply gentle steering torque and a warning vibration to guide you back if neededdriver-assist-features.

Autonomous Emergency Breaking

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)

with pedestrian protection: Scans the traffic ahead for danger and applies the brakes when needed, to prevent a collisiondriver-assist-features.

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)

with pedestrian protection: Scans the traffic ahead for danger and applies the brakes when needed, to prevent a collisiondriver-assist-features.

Active Park Assist

Active Park Assist

At the press of a button, Active Park Assist will help you find the right size parking spot and steer the car into position while you focus on controlling the brakesdriver-assist-features.

Active Park Assist

At the press of a button, Active Park Assist will help you find the right size parking spot and steer the car into position while you focus on controlling the brakesdriver-assist-features.

BLIS

BLIS

Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert uses sensors to monitor the traffic in your blind spot and warn you before reversing out of a parking spot or switching lanesdriver-assist-features.

BLIS

Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert uses sensors to monitor the traffic in your blind spot and warn you before reversing out of a parking spot or switching lanesdriver-assist-features.

Traffic Sign Recognition

Traffic Sign Recognition

Uses front sensors to scan for local traffic signs you may have missed and displays them on the screen in front, potentially even helping you avoid a hefty speeding finedriver-assist-features.

Traffic Sign Recognition

Uses front sensors to scan for local traffic signs you may have missed and displays them on the screen in front, potentially even helping you avoid a hefty speeding finedriver-assist-features.

Blue Ford Everest driving through water and over rocks

Managing the terrain

 Ford’s SUVs are fitted with a range of technology to help you safely manage the terrain while getting off-road, such as Hill Descent Controldriver-assist-features, Intelligent 4WD for added power, Traction Control Systemdriver-assist-features, E-Locking Rear Differential and the Everest’s Terrain Management SystemActive Rock Mode.

Managing the terrain

 Ford’s SUVs are fitted with a range of technology to help you safely manage the terrain while getting off-road, such as Hill Descent Controldriver-assist-features, Intelligent 4WD for added power, Traction Control Systemdriver-assist-features, E-Locking Rear Differential and the Everest’s Terrain Management SystemActive Rock Mode.

Staying connected

Ford SUVs are fitted with state-of-the-art technology to keep you connected with what matters most. Using the FordPass App on your mobile deviceFordPass-new-safety-tech, you can locate your vehicleVehicle-locator, lock and unlock the doors, and even start the engine remotely to heat or cool the cabin to the last known settingau disclosure3. Sophisticated and intuitive, the SYNC®3 Infotainment Systemranger-sync ensures you remain safely connected while you drive. You can even use voice commands to make hands-free phone calls and listen to text messages.

Staying connected

Ford SUVs are fitted with state-of-the-art technology to keep you connected with what matters most. Using the FordPass App on your mobile deviceFordPass-new-safety-tech, you can locate your vehicleVehicle-locator, lock and unlock the doors, and even start the engine remotely to heat or cool the cabin to the last known settingau disclosure3. Sophisticated and intuitive, the SYNC®3 Infotainment Systemranger-sync ensures you remain safely connected while you drive. You can even use voice commands to make hands-free phone calls and listen to text messages.

Woman using Ford SYNC3 infotainment system