What are the SYNC® 4* navigation options?

SYNC 4 navigation options give you 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 (3 years of service)**

  • Begins 3-year free trial 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
  • Updates full map yearly and "home zone" quarterly 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 (90-day trial)***

  • Begins 90-day free trial 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
  • Updates full map yearly and "home zone" quarterly 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"

Note: You are responsible for data consumption costs as per your smartphone data plan.

Additional Information

How do I renew my Connected Navigation?
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 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. After the complimentary trial, 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.

FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download. Message and data rates may apply.

***Connected Navigation: Navigation services require SYNC® 4 and FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), complimentary Connected Service and the FordPass app (see FordPass Terms 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. Annual service contract is required for connected navigation services.

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.

FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download. Message and data rates may apply.

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

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