Ford F-150 Technology Review
These days, pickup trucks like the Ford F-150 are more than just bare-bones work trucks. They’re outfitted with modern conveniences and comforts—and that includes technology.
In this technology review, we at Ford of Ocala want to help you explore many of the latest features in the F-150. From entertainment to towing and hauling, technology informs every aspect of this vehicle. Starke, Gainesville, and Ocala drivers can read ahead to learn more!
Technology Features: Infotainment
Whether you’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic or tackling off-road trails, staying connected is crucial. The Ford F-150 offers the infotainment technology you need in the form of SYNC® 3. This available system offers a sleek 8-inch touchscreen and heaps of connectivity features.
Connect your smartphone to the screen with Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™. A navigation system can display maps and directions on the screen as well. Find your favorite restaurants, the cheapest gas around, or the most convenient route to your new jobsite.
An optional digital instrumental cluster puts essential vehicle data directly in your line of sight. The 8-inch LCD screen can show everything from fuel economy to towing information. Customize it to display what you need most!
Top Ford F-150 Towing Technology
The Ford F-150 can tow a whopping 13,200 pounds when properly equipped. Now, it has the technology to make towing easier than ever. You can hitch up the family boat or camper trailer with more confidence! Towing technology includes:
- Pro Trailer Backup Assist™—synchronize truck and trailer when backing up
- Trailer brake controller—synchronize truck and trailer brakes
- BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)—alerts you when a vehicle is in your blind spot or alongside the trailer
Meanwhile, dynamic hitch assist lets you direct the hitch to the trailer receiver. It includes a line-of-sight guide for more precision. Available LED trailer hitch lights on the tailgate will help you hitch up a trailer at night.
Comprehensive Safety Technology
Nothing is so important as your security behind the wheel. The Ford F-150 offers driver assistance in the form of Ford Co-Pilot360™. This available suite of features is designed to help you drive safer on the roads of Ocala, Starke, and Gainesville.
It offers a Lane-Keeping System that can warn you, via vibrations in the steering wheel, if you start drifting from your lane. Meanwhile, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) helps you react to unexpected scenarios. It can warn you and help apply the brakes if a frontal collision is predicted.
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go makes your drive a little easier in busy traffic. You can set your own cruising distance from the vehicle ahead. The system will adjust your speed to keep you at that pre-set distance. It can even bring you to a full stop—and start again!
Test Drive the Ford F-150 at Ford of Ocala
Now that you’ve read about Ford F-150 technology, are you ready to see what this pickup truck can do? Schedule a test drive at Ford of Ocala for some experience behind the wheel.
We’ll help you check out your favorite features, from the infotainment system to the towing cameras. We look forward to serving you!