2017 Ford Explorer SYNC 3  

Available in new Ford models , SYNC 3 is Ford's latest infotainment suite, a collection of cutting-edge apps and features designed to make your drive easier. Features include:

  • SYNC AppLink
  • Ford+Alexa
  • SYNC Connect FordPass
  • SYNC Connect wi-fi hotspot
  • SYNC 3 Android Auto compatibility
  • SYNC 3 Apple CarPlay compatability

We've taken a closer look at those features to highlight the highlights of your SYNC 3 Ford.

SYNC AppLink

The 21st-century drive should revolve around convenience, which is why Ford has concentrated on voice-control technology. With SYNC AppLink, you'll have the opportunity to launch and control your favorite smartphone apps through voice commands alone, though you can always access them through the built-in touchscreen if you wish.


For further voice control, look to Ford+Alexa. Combining the amazing capabilities of Amazon Alexa with SYNC3, AppLink provides access to:

  • Traffic Information
  • Over 30,000 Skills
  • Amazon Prime Shopping
  • Supported Smart Home Devices
  • Voice Ford SYNC Navigation 

SYNC Connect FordPass

You can use FordPass with any available SYNC Connect-equipped vehicle. With remote control and access, you can:

  • Track your vehicle's location
  • Access vehicle features from afar
  • Lock or unlock remotely
  • Check vital diagnostics and service information

You can even schedule when your vehicle should start up, so you'll find it warm and ready to go by the time you slip behind the steering wheel.


SYNC Connect Wi-Fi Hotspot

The modern driver needs to stay connected, and SYNC Connect with Wi-Fi Hotspot makes that easier than ever. With the ability to connect with up to ten devices at once, all occupants enjoy a strong and stable connection to the internet - you can access your hotspot from up to 50 feet outside the vehicle.

SYNC 3 Android Auto Compatibility

Talk to Google using Android Auto. You can:

  • Make and take calls
  • Return missed calls
  • Listen to voicemail
  • Send, read, and reply to text messages
  • Access and stream your music

Google Maps provides voice-guided navigation, estimated travel times, and live traffic reports.

Get a Vehicle With SYNC 3 at Dean Arbour Ford of Tawas

SYNC 3 features are available in several new Ford models, so contact us today to find out more or arrange a test drive. If you've already found what you've been seeking, feel free to use our online credit application .


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