First Look at Ford’s Hands-Free BlueCruise Driving Feature

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford F-150, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Technology on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 9:59 pm
Ford BlueCruise Instrument Cluster Display

What is Ford BlueCruise?

After 500,000 miles of development testing, Ford’s first advanced driving assistance system offers hands-free convenience designed to give the Tesla Autopilot feature some much-needed competition. This guide offers a first look at the new Ford BlueCruise feature, including how it works and which models will come equipped when it arrives here in Atlanta, GA.

Ford BlueCruise Frequently Asked Questions


What is Ford BlueCruise?

BlueCruise is Ford Motor Company’s own Level 2 advanced driving assistance system. The feature gives drivers the comfort and confidence of hands-free driving on prequalified sections of divided highways called Hands-Free Blue Zones that make up more than 100,000 miles of North American roads.

Which 2021 Models Will Have BlueCruise?

BlueCruise will be available in the second half of this year on 2021 Ford F-150 and 2021 Mustang Mach-E models that have been optioned with the optional Ford Co-Pilot360™ Active 2.0 Prep Package. The feature will come as an over-the-air software update for owners of eligible Ford vehicles sold before the feature’s release date.

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How Does Ford BlueCruise Work?

BlueCruise combines adaptive cruise control and lane-centering technology to provide hands-free driving capability on over 100,000 miles of divided highways in the United States and Canada. The digital instrument cluster will illuminate blue to let you know when you are entering a hands-free zone. Like Tesla’s Autopilot, BlueCruise allows for an automated driving experience without requiring that you keep your hands in contact with the steering wheel.

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