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What is Ford SYNC®?

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Once again, Ford is revolutionizing the driving experience around Indianola with the Ford SYNC® app. What is Ford SYNC®? Ford SYNC® is a technical system in most new Ford vehicles that provides voice-command, navigation, hands-free calling, and more. Why not SYNC® your ride at DeYarman Ford Indianola? Learn all about this remarkable technology below, and reach out to us today for a demonstration!

Ford SYNC® Features: Base Level

There are three levels of the Ford SYNC®. Even with the base level, you’ll enjoy a variety of amenities and features to make your Des Moines drives more enjoyable. Some of the key features of Ford SYNC® include: 

  • Music Search & Control: When you say “Bluetooth® audio,” you can instantly connect your paired device and stream songs, podcasts, and more. 
  • Hands-Free Calling: Instead of using your voice, you can push a button and receive and make calls through your new Ford’s speaker. 
  • SYNC® AppLink®: You can select apps on your connected phone or device using voice commands. 
  • Voice Recognition: Use your voice to prompt making calls, sending texts, and even choosing your music. 
  • LCD Screen: You can listen to music on your phone wirelessly, monitor caller ID, select phone contacts, and more, all on your screen. 
  • Hands-Free Calling: Instead of using your voice, you can push a button and receive and make calls through your new Ford’s speaker. 

The base-level Ford SYNC® also includes complimentary 911 assistance and Sirius XM satellite radio.

Ford SYNC® 3 Features

Ford SYNC® 3 is the next level up. It has all the base level features, plus a few more, such as: 

  • Ford + Alexa: Combine Ford handling with Amazon Alexa and access features like voice navigation, Amazon Prime shopping, traffic information, and more. 
  • Destination Entry: Access Sirius XM® Traffic and Travel Link®, so it’s easier to locate your favorite restaurant or shop. 
  • FordPass Connect™ 4G LTE Wi-Fi: With this Wi-Fi hotspot, you can power up to 10 devices! Plus, it’s accessible up to 50 feet away from your vehicle. 
  • Android Auto™ Compatibility: Connect your car with Android Auto™ to make calls, use navigation, and much more. 

The Ford SYNC® 3 also updates over Wi-Fi, so you’ll always be up-to-date wherever you go around Winterset!

Ford SYNC® 4 Features

The Ford SYNC® 4 is the premier level and comes with a unique set of amenities to take your Norwalk commute up a notch. These are some of the cool features exclusive to Ford SYNC® 4: 

  • Larger Touchscreen: You get to choose between an 8-inch touchscreen up to a massive 15.5-inch touchscreen!
  • Wireless Connectivity: Wirelessly connect to your phone and enjoy Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®.
  • Cloud-Connected Navigation: Utilizing cloud-based connectivity and voice recognition, stay current on real-time weather and traffic conditions.
  • Natural Voice Control: You can quickly make calls and send texts with your own voice without lifting a finger!

SYNC® Your Ride at DeYarman Ford Indianola Today!

Now that we’ve answered the questions, “What is Ford SYNC®?” and explained how to use Ford SYNC®, are you ready to experience it in person? If so, contact us to see which of our new Ford models are equipped with this feature. Apply for financing online and then reach out to us to schedule a test drive that includes a demonstration of Ford SYNC®.

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