What are the different types of keys my Ford vehicle can have?

There are several different types of keys available for your Ford. Learn about the different options below. 

Key Types

Intelligent Access Key

Intelligent access technology works with push-button start. It allows you to enter and start your vehicle while keeping your key fob in your pocket or purse. When the key is within a 3-foot range from your vehicle, your Ford will instantly recognize it and will let you enter your vehicle and start the engine.

Visit the Intelligent Access Key page to learn more.

Smart Key

The Smart Key or Integrated Keyhead Transmitter works as a remote keyless entry transmitter for your keyless entry system, which lets you quickly enter the vehicle. It also functions as a programmed ignition key, which lets you lock or unlock the vehicle as well as start the engine.

Visit the Smart Key overview page to learn more.

SecuriCode®* Keyless Entry Keypad

SecuriCode keyless entry keypad feature lets you access the vehicle by entering a security code on the keypad on the driver’s door. The keypad comes with a factory-set five-digit entry code. You can also create up to five personal entry codes.

Visit the SecuriCode Keyless Entry Keypad page to learn more.


MyKey allows you to limit certain functions in your vehicle, such as vehicle speed or audio volume, to help you practice good driving habits, and it only takes a few minutes to set up.

Visit the MyKey overview page to learn more.

Phone As A Key®*

Phone As A Key is an intuitive technology that allows you to access and drive your vehicle without using a physical key.

Visit the Phone As A Key page to learn more.

Additional Information

Where can I find my keyless entry code?
How do I program a personal keyless entry code?
How do I get a replacement key?
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*Feature is available on select vehicles. Features may vary based on model year, trim, options, packages, and supply availability. Use the Build and Price tool to view feature availability on current models. If you have questions or need more information, reference your Owner’s Manual or contact your Ford Dealer. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment, and need to control the vehicle. Refer to your Owner’s Manual for details and limitations.