Ford Sync Technology Compared

Ford Sync Technology has been designed to help you the drive stay in touch and entertained whilst driving with out the expense of compromising safety. It’s now possible to carry out a myriad of functions using just voice commands – from receiving and making telephone calls to finding nearby events and points of interest and listening to your favourite songs on your smart phone.

The latest incarnation of SYNC – SYNC 3 has built on usability adding a smartphone like gesture recognition interface, and further enhanced voice commands meaning you can concentrate on the road ahead.

How has Ford SYNC advanced over the years, lets take a look at the different versions.

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SYNC 2 Introduced Touch Screen Technology

Ford SYNC; the first version version of SYNC

  • Lets you take and make hands free mobile phone calls
  • Read out texts
  • Voice Control your music
  • Applink control of select IOS and Android Apps
  • Listen to Audiobooks
  • Locate nearby Events
  • Access your Spotify favourites
  • Ford SYNC Emergency Assist

Ford SYNC 2 features and additional 8″ colour touchscreen. With a razor sharp display the 8″ inch display provides the driver with a very intuitive  control of major in car functions such as smart phone, in car entertainment, climate control and if fitted Satellite Navigation. SYNC 2 did not feature Applink.

Ford SYNC 3 is the latest and most technologically advanced version of SYNC.  The interface now features larger buttons great ease of access to key features.  The 8″ Touch can now recognise advanced hand gestures that you use on your Apple iPad or Android Tablet such as pinch and swipe making the interface even more intuitive and familiar. A new version of AppLink returns.

Ford SYNC 3 is currently available in the Ford Galaxy, Ford S-Max and Ford Kuga.


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