Hazard warning and speed limits
The Hazard warning system shows a notification on the touch screen when a speed camera is being approached. It is available everywhere but the data is banned in some countries, meaning it cannot be used.
Speed limits are shown on the touch screen in certain countries, unless Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR) is available, in which case that will show the information in the cluster instead.
The Ford SYNC 2 touch screen is used as the display for all vehicle-parking features. By linking to the sensors on the vehicle, the distance from other objects can be shown on the screen, along with the view from the camera.
Parking assistance function are activated with dedicated hard buttons, not by using the touch screen. However, images from the rear view camera, which is located above the registration plate, will show on ‘assistance screens’ when relevant manoeuvres are happening.
Each action that displays assistance screens has a priority level, which dictates if its assistance screens override anything currently on the screen. For example, during parking manoeuvres that involve reversing, video from the rear view camera will always show on the screen.
Smart Charging USB Ports (not available on all programs)
Ford SYNC 2 supports the USB smart charging standard, which ensures that any device connected by USB is charged at the appropriate rate. Traditional USB ports provide enough power to charge a smartphone or digital media player but not enough to charge an iPad. The new Smart Charging USB ports are capable of providing significantly more charging power and will base the amount supplied on how much the device needs.
Interoperability: Not every device that can be used with Ford SYNC 2 will support every feature. Customers will have to take some time to familiarize themselves with the system and how their devices interact with it.
The climate control can be operated by using the touch screen, voice control or the climate control buttons.
To adjust the climate using voice control:
- Press the Voice button on the steering wheel
- Say “Climate”
- Say one of the following commands:
- “AC on”
- “Increase temperature”
- “Temperature 20 degrees”
To adjust the climate using the touch screen [My Temp] (not available on all programs).
The My Temp feature can be used to store and recall a driver’s preferred temperature. This feature is provided so that the temperature can be quickly adjusted to a frequently used setting at the touch of a button:
- Touch the Climate corner on the touch screen
- Two sets of controls will show, one for the driver and one for the passenger
- Set the desired temperature using + or –
- Adjust the fan speed using + or
- Touch the rear auxiliary climate control icon to turn it On or Off
- Touch and hold the My Temp button until the background colour goes solid to save the settings
Adjust heated or cooled seats using the touch screen
These features can only be controlled through the touch screen.
- Touch the Climate corner of the touch screen
- Touch the icons for heat or cool (driver or passenger)
Ford Emergency assistance
Emergency Assistance uses a Bluetooth-connected phone to place an emergency call to 112 after a crash event that involved airbag deployment or fuel pump shut off.
The vehicle position is automatically transmitted to the emergency operator, whilst notifying them that an accident has taken place.
The local language is used to speak with the emergency operator and the driver’s chosen language is used for him/her.
The service is free of charge during the vehicle’s lifetime.
The Emergency Assistance feature is not available in all European countries, emergency call currently not being placed in the following countries:
ALBANIA, BELARUS, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, FORMER REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, MOLDOVA, NETHERLANDS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE
The Emergency Assistance feature is available in the following European markets:
ANDORRA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BULGARIA, CANARY ISLANDS, CROATIA, CYPRUS, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, DHEKELIA, ESTONIA, FAROE ISLANDS, FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GIBRALTAR, GREECE, GUERNSEY, HUNGARY, ICELAND, IRELAND, ISLE OF MAN, ITALY, JERSEY, LATVIA, LIECHTENSTEIN, LITHUANIA, LUXEMBOURG, MALTA, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, NORWAY, POLAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, SAN MARINO, SERBIA, SLOVAKIA, SLOVENIA, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM
Please check with your local dealer for latest availability of Emergency Assistance.
Setting up Ford Emergency Assistance
- Touch Settings/Phone/Emergency Assistance
- Set Emergency Assistance to On or Off
- Set Emergency Assist. Reminder to ON or Off
- Under In Case of Emergency (ICE), touch Edit
- Choose two contacts from the phonebook
Note: In Case of Emergency (ICE) can be contacted by a simple one-touch action using the touch screen after an Emergency Assist event.