The 2021 Ford F-150 guarantees to outperform its competitors with regards to max towing, payload, and horsepower. However these days, individuals count on their trucks to be not solely succesful but in addition comfy and technologically superior. Fortuitously, the Blue Oval additionally improved these areas of its truck, giving its best-selling mannequin a extra inviting inside with firm’s newest Sync Four infotainment system. It’s commonplace throughout the board, nevertheless, the way in which you work together with it differs between trims and choice packages.
Even base F-150s have a fairly sized display screen now. The 2021 Ford F-150 comes commonplace with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, which was beforehand optionally available. Patrons can improve to a Ram-rivaling 12.0-inch display screen, too. In contrast to the big screen on the Ram 1500, which has a portrait orientation, the flamboyant Ford unit encompasses a panorama design. Its split-screen performance allows you to management navigation on the left of the display screen and music on the precise, for instance.
New Digital Instrument Cluster
A brand new totally digital instrument cluster provides the F-150 a way more fashionable look. The out there 12.0-inch unit shows key data resembling velocity, gear choice, and even off-roading information. When navigation is engaged, it can present turn-by-turn instructions. The gauge cluster options distinctive graphics and animations that change relying on the drive mode. Alas, the setup isn’t commonplace throughout the board, and lesser F-150s make do with a 4.0-inch cluster display screen.
Wi-fi Smartphone Connectivity
You’ll be able to maintain the USB twine at residence due to Sync 4’s wi-fi compatibility with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Drivers can even entry Sync AppLink apps resembling Waze and Amazon Alexa.
Extra Computing Energy
Sync Four has twice the computing energy of Ford’s previous-generation infotainment system. That ought to assist it carry out extra duties extra shortly.
Higher Voice Management
We’ll must check it out for ourselves, however Ford claims its new infotainment system acknowledges extra conversational language. Given our constructive experiences with the voice management methods in current Lincoln merchandise, we’re hopeful the F-150’s system is equally as competent.