What are the SYNC®* 4 Navigation options?

SYNC 4 Connected Navigation provides live traffic with TomTom, Yelp integration, weather conditions with AccuWeather, a streaming map, and more with a subscription. There are three different Navigation options:

Connected Built-in Navigation**

  • A 3-year free trial that begins on the vehicle's warranty start date (not the date the modem is activated)
  • Reverts to Embedded Navigation with no Connected Navigation services (e.g., live traffic) if a subscription is not purchased after the trial ends
  • Yearly full map updates and quarterly "home zone" updates while service is active
  • Provides navigation in "cellular dead zones"
  •  Available on the 2021 F-150,  2021 Mustang Mach-E, 2021 Edge, and 2021 Bronco

Connected Navigation***

  • A 90-day free trial that begins on the vehicle's warranty start date (not the date the modem is activated)
  • Reverts to a "moving map" with no destination routing functionality if a subscription is not purchased after the trial ends
  • Yearly full map updates and quarterly "home zone" updates while service is active
  • Provides navigation in "cellular dead zones"
  •  Available on the 2021 F-150 and 2021 Bronco

Smartphone Navigation

  • Offers Navigation via a smartphone device with Apple CarPlay®**** or Android Auto™*****
  • Does not work in "cellular dead zones"
  • You are responsible for data consumption costs as per your smartphone data plan.

Additional Topics

How do I purchase or renew my SYNC 4 Navigation package?
What is SYNC 4?
What are Ford Power-Up software updates?


*Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. 

**Connected Built-In Navigation: Navigation services require SYNC 4 and FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), Complimentary Connected service, and the FordPass App (see FordPass Terms and Conditions for details). Eligible vehicles receive a  complimentary 3‐year trial of navigation services that begins on the new vehicle warranty start date. Customers must unlock the navigation service trial by activating the eligible vehicle with a FordPass member account. If not subscribed by the end of the complimentary period, the connected navigation service will terminate, and the system will revert to embedded offline navigation. Connected Service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. 

***Connected Navigation: Navigation services require SYNC 4 and FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), complimentary Connected Service, and the FordPass App (see FordPass Terms and Conditions for details). Eligible vehicles receive a  complimentary 90-day trial of navigation services that begins on the new vehicle warranty start date. Customers must unlock the navigation service trial by activating the eligible vehicle with a FordPass member account. If not subscribed by the end of the complimentary period, the navigation service will terminate. Connected Service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features.

****Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

*****Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC.