2018 Ford® Focus Sedan & Hatchback | Top Technology Features | Ford.com

SYNC screen in the 2018 Focus

Technology that helps you do more.

Focus offers smart technology features, including an available Navigation System, available SiriusXM,® a standard rear view camera and available BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert,* and Lane-Keeping System.* If parallel parking makes you nervous, Focus Titanium offers available active park assist.10 Available SYNC® 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto160 compatibility** keeps you connected, while the MyFord® Mobile** app with a three-year subscription lets you monitor the charge of your all-electric, zero-CO2 emissions Focus Electric remotely. And with available Intelligent Access with push-button start, getting in and starting your vehicle is a breeze.

*Only available on Focus Titanium.
**MyFord Mobile subscription activates with vehicle sales date, as recorded by the dealer. MyFord Mobile connection to vehicle requires compatible cellular network connectivity and is subject to 3G cellular network availability. Evolving technology and cellular networks may affect future functionality. Message and data rates may apply.
2018MY Focus Electric is a limited production model sold in select states CA/CT/MA/MD/ME/NJ/NY/OR/RI/VT) at Ford EV Certified Dealers.
Blind Spot Information System in the 2018 Focus

Available Driver-Assist Technologies

Focus offers driver-assist features that make your drive more convenient. For example, thanks to a camera and sensors mounted at specific locations on the vehicle, you can be aware of other vehicles and objects that are beside and behind your vehicle. Other available features include the Reverse Sensing System, BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert,* Lane-Keeping System,* active park assist*10  and SYNC® 3.
*Only available on Focus Titanium.
SYNC 3 screen in the 2018 Focus

Available SYNC® 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility

SYNC®  3 brings the power of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to your Ford*. Use Siri®  to interact with your iPhone®  or Google  to interact with your Android while keeping your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. Apple CarPlay gives you access to Apple Music, Maps, make phone calls, send messages and more. With Android Auto, you can interact with your Google Maps  to receive voice-guided navigation, live traffic information and estimated travel time. You can also connect to Google Now and Google Music.
*Requires phone with active data service and compatible software. SYNC 3 does not control third party products while in use. Third Parties are solely responsible for their respective functionality.
Rear view camera in the 2018 Focus

Standard Rear View Camera

Put the gear selector in Reverse and the rear view camera10  automatically transmits the image of what’s behind your vehicle to your screen when you’re slowly backing up. The rear view camera is standard on all models.
Intelligent Access with push-button start in the 2018 Focus

Available Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start

On vehicles equipped with Intelligent Access with push-button start, you can keep your key fob in your pocket or bag and open the driver’s door by simply touching the inside of the front exterior door handle. To start Focus, simply hold down the brake pedal while pressing the start button to start the engine. This feature is standard on the Focus Titanium, Focus ST, limited-edition Focus RS and Focus Electric models.
2018MY Focus Electric is a limited production model sold in select states CA/CT/MA/MD/ME/NJ/NY/OR/RI/VT) at Ford EV Certified Dealers.
Smart charging USB ports in the 2018 Focus

Smart-Charging USB Ports

The smart-charging USB port knows how much power to supply to a device you have plugged in. That can help save battery power to your vehicle. In the S, SE and ST models, there is one standard port located in the center cluster. Standard in the SEL, Titanium and limited-edition Focus RS models, and optional in the Focus ST, there are two ports, the second being located in the center console.
2018 Focus Electric parked on the street in front of a charging station

DC Fast Charge

You can recharge your zero-CO2 emissions Focus Electric at publicly available DC Fast Charge stations. A 30-minute charge can provide a projected range of over 75 miles.* With an available Ford-recommended AeroVironment 240-volt/30-amp home charging station, you can fully recharge in as little as 5.5 hours.**

*Range estimate based on testing used to determine EPA-estimated range value; actual range varies with conditions such as external elements, driving behaviors, vehicle maintenance and lithium-ion battery age.
**Charging times vary. See owner’s manual for details.
AeroVironment is a trademark of AeroVironment, Inc.
2018MY Focus Electric is a limited production model sold in select states CA/CT/MA/MD/ME/NJ/NY/OR/RI/VT) at Ford EV Certified Dealers.
MyFord Mobile app for the 2018 Focus

MyFord® Mobile App

The MyFord Mobile* app with a three-year subscription lets you monitor the charge of your Focus Electric remotely, so when you need a charge you can get directions to the nearest charging station. You can also create a journey with multiple stops, using the Trip Planner to determine if the vehicle has an adequate charge to reach designated charge point destinations. Through the phone’s native map, you can determine the location of your vehicle via the built-in GPS and view nearby charging stations. Set Go Times, which is a preconditioning function that allows you to set your desired interior temperature** using utility power before departing, helps maximize your EV range. Monitor and schedule charging from almost anywhere, to help you maximize your range plus lock/unlock doors remotely.
Smartwatch owners can now download an update for the MyFord Mobile app in the App Store® and Google Play store. This allows owners of Ford battery electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles to check their battery charge level, determine driving range before a trip and locate where their vehicle is parked – all from their wrist. The apps also fit both round and rectangular watch faces.

*MyFord Mobile subscription activates with vehicle sales date, as recorded by the dealer. MyFord Mobile connection to vehicle requires compatible cellular network connectivity and is subject to 3G cellular network availability. Evolving technology and cellular networks may affect future functionality. Message and data rates may apply.
**Effectiveness of preconditioning may be reduced by extreme outside temperatures or when using 120V charging.
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2018MY Focus Electric is a limited production model sold in select states CA/CT/MA/MD/ME/NJ/NY/OR/RI/VT) at Ford EV Certified Dealers.
Man on phone using FordPass app while traveling

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