How to identify your SYNC version

As with all innovative technology products, SYNC® has evolved since its introduction. There are four versions of SYNC available, depending on your vehicle’s model and year:27

1) SYNC (basic system) and SYNC with MyFord®

2) SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation

3) SYNC with MyFord Touch®

4) SYNC® 3

Please note, controls vary based on whether your vehicle is equipped with features and your vehicle’s configuration. Your vehicle may differ from these images. For specific details of your vehicle, please see your Owner Manuals


Identify your SYNC version by display

SYNC has a center display that shows basic information, such as caller ID, song titles, a digital clock, and temperature.

SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation

SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation has a color navigation screen in the center console that displays 3D maps and landmark icons.

SYNC with MyFord Touch

SYNC with MyFord Touch has an interactive 8-inch color touchscreen in the center console.




SYNC 3 has either a 6.5- or 8-inch color touchscreen that provides at-a-glance access to Phone, Audio and Navigation status (if equipped).

Identify by key features

SYNC and SYNC with MyFord:

  • Hands-free calling
  • Voice control of your media player
  • SYNC AppLink™ (if available)
  • 4.2-inch color cluster display or horizontal two-line display

SYNC with Voice-Activated Navigation

Includes the same features as the basic system (except for SYNC AppLink), plus the following:

  • Voice-Activated Navigation
  • Color navigation screen  
  • HD Radio™48

SYNC with MyFord Touch

Includes all the features as the basic system (except for SYNC AppLink), plus the following:

  • 6.5- 8-inch color touchscreen
  • Media hub with two USB ports, SD card reader, and input jacks
  • Five-way controls on the steering wheel 


Includes all the features as the basic system, plus the following:

  • 6.5- or 8-inch color touchscreen with easy-to-read text and icons
  • Capacitive touch technology requires just a light tap or swiping and pinching for some features with available navigation system
  • Touchscreen responds with impressive speed
  • Enhanced voice recognition
  • Five-way controls on the steering wheel

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