Getting started with SYNC®* 3

SYNC 3 is a fully integrated, voice-activated communications, entertainment, and information system. It enables you to stay connected while driving, allowing you to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.

The color touchscreen conveniently displays the most-used features on the home screen with easy-to-read text and icons and responds with impressive speed.

SYNC 3 Touchscreen Features

Use the touchscreen to interact with your vehicle. Sensitive and responsive, the touchscreen requires only a light tap for quick access to features.

Depending on how your vehicle is equipped, your touchscreen may vary slightly from the descriptions below. All home screens display the following sections:

Status Bar

The Status bar appears at the top of the home screen. Icons and messages will appear on the Status bar to indicate the status of vehicle features.

The Status bar may appear slightly different depending on whether certain features are on or off.

SYNC 3 Status Bar

Features that may appear on your Status bar:

  • Select the Home icon to bring you back to the home screen.

  • Two interior temperatures are displayed if your vehicle is equipped with dual temperature controls.
    Interior teperature
  • Time can be set to 12 or 24-hour mode in the Settings menu.
  • Outdoor temperature can be set to Fahrenheit or Celsius in the Settings menu.
    Outdoor temperature
  • The microphone is off and can be turned on in the Phone menu.
    Microphone is off
  • Audio is muted and can be unmuted with the steering wheel controls.
    Audio is muted
  • A Wi-Fi network is available.
    Wi-Fi network is available
  • A cell phone is roaming.
    Cell phone is roaming
  • Unread text message.
    Unread text message
  • 911 Assist feature is off and can be turned on in the Settings menu.
    911 Assist feature is off
  • Bluetooth®** alert.
    Bluetooth alert
  • Bluetooth is on.
    Bluetooth is on

Feature Bar

The Feature bar appears at the bottom of the home screen.

Feature Bar

Tap each icon to view the main menu for the corresponding feature. The icon will change color to indicate which feature menu you are viewing.

See your Owner's Manual for instructions specific to your vehicle.

Additional Information

How do I pair my phone with SYNC?
How do I use SYNC voice commands?
How do I check for SYNC 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.

**The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.