How do I determine which Alexa features are available for my Ford vehicle?

The table below outlines the full suite of Alexa features at a glance. The main difference between Alexa Built-In (Base) and Ford Streaming (Premium) is the capability to stream. Wi-Fi is not required to use Ford Streaming.

  • Alexa Built-in is free for the first three years.
  • Ford Streaming is $10 for US users. 
Alexa Feature Alexa Base Premium
Local Media Control Play 92.3FM. x x
Phone Call Call Mom. x x
Navigation Take me home. x x
Information How tall is Barack Obama? x x
Vehicle Control Set temperature to 75 degrees. x x
Personality Tell me a joke. x x
Weather  What's the weather like this evening? x x
Traffic How's my commute home? x x
Shopping Add diapers to my shopping list. x x
Smart Home Turn off my front porch lights.  x x
Communications Make an announcement. x x
Household Organization What's on my calendar today? x x
Flash Briefings Play my flash briefing.   x
Games Let's play Jeopardy!   x
Streaming Music Play "Hip Hop Hits" on Amazon Music.   x
Podcasts/Audiobooks Read "The Bluest Eye" on Audible   x
Long Form News Play the news.    x













Additional Information

How do I set up Alexa Built-in for my vehicle?
Where can I find Alexa Built-in subscription information?
What are the vehicle requirements to use Alexa Built-in?