How many 2017 Ford models offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?
Smartphone connectivity has become one of the most important tech features car shoppers look for on a new vehicle. In order to appeal to this demand, Ford will be expanding the availability of several great connectivity features for the 2017 model year. So how many 2017 Ford models offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?
2017 Ford Model Connectivity Features
Every Ford model will be offering Sync 3, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as available features. This is across the company’s entire lineup of cars, trucks, crossovers and electric vehicles. Expanding the availability of these systems will help ensure everyone can stay connected while on the roads.
Sync 3 Features
Ford’s new Sync 3 system includes several great features, including voice recognition, hands-free phone calls and navigation. Through Sync AppLink, users have access to dozens of great apps, such as Pandora, Spotify, Ford PASS and AAA member services. Sync 3 has replaced the MyFord Touch infotainment system that was offered on previous models.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Capabilities
Apple CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 models and later. CarPlay will display the iPhone screen directly onto the car’s touchscreen display. Users can access apps like Apple Maps, Apple Music as well as phone calling and messaging.
Android Auto is available on Android 5.0 or higher devices. It also allows for access to a variety of phone apps directly from the car’s infotainment screen, including calling, messaging Google maps and other third party apps.
2017 Ford models have started arriving at dealerships everywhere.
Akins Ford currently has several great 2017 Ford models equipped with these connectivity features right here in our inventory. Stop by for a test drive, or take a look at our selection to learn more about everything Ford has to offer.