New technology updates in the 2018 Ford Escape

2018 Ford Escape parked in front of a building drivers side profile

What technology features are available in the 2018 Ford Escape? 

When a new vehicle is announced one of the most pressing questions is about the technology features available. Technology has become such an automatic part of our society, it’s no wonder that it is becoming harder and harder to separate ourselves from our devices, especially while driving. That’s why vehicles like the 2018 Ford Escape are full of new and exciting technology features.  

Ford SYNC System 

touch screen display featuring Ford SYNC 3 in the 2018 Ford Escape

When you’re considering a Ford vehicle like the 2018 Ford Escape, you’re going to also get Ford SYNC®. SYNC® is the infotainment system that is standard in all Ford vehicles, regardless of trim levels. The features on SYNC® include music streaming, hands-free calling, SNYC® AppLink®, and voice recognition. SYNC® AppLink® lets you use voice control on a few compatible apps like Spotify and Pandora. Voice control can also help you send a text message without having to take your hands off of the wheel. Simply press to conveniently located button, and provide the system with simple instructions.  

If you’re looking for a little more from your infotainment system, you can upgrade to SYNC® 3 on the upper trim levels. SYNC 3 makes it even easier to use voice recognition to control aspects of the vehicle, like search for music. You can also use touch screen display the same way you’d use a phone screen. For those who would like to see their phone screen while they’re driving can use Android Auto® and Apple CarPlay® to access an interface that is similar to the one on their smartphone.  

Related: How much room is there in the 2018 Ford Escape?

Available advanced safety features 

As the technology advances, so do the safety features. The Ford Safe and Smart™ Package is available on the SE, SEL, and Titanium trim levels, and contains safety features that can make driving easier. These features include rain-sensing windshield wipers, blind spot information system with cross traffic alerts, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and a forward collision warning.  

To learn more about the features available on the 2018 Ford Escape and other 2018 Ford models, visit Sanders Ford in Jacksonville, NC. The expert staff will be able to answer any questions that you have about the new vehicles.   

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