Get weather alerts, maps and forecasts; information on fuel prices in your area; local movie theater listings and synopses; scores and schedules for your favorite sports; securities data for your personal portfolio; and electric-vehicle charging station locations.
Ford offers two options for adding navigation to SYNC with My Ford Touch: SD card- or hard drive-based implementations. It includes a great many points of interest, and can accept input via touch-screen or voice commands.
Sirius XM Traffic provides drivers with real time traffic speed and flow information and detailed accident information to avoid congestion.
Sirius XM Travel Link keeps drivers connected from coast to coast by providing detailed information such as weather, fuel prices, sports scores and stocks.
If some of those capabilities sound redundant, that's because they are if you're already paying for Sirius XM Travel Link. It can connect to wireless networks, share 3G/4G data connections from a USB modem, and create an in-car wireless access point.
SYNC Services' only real useful ability is finding an address on your smartphone or Map Quest, and then sending it to your car. However, SYNC Services has to make a call using your Bluetooth-paired phone to download the information, and that takes a full minute before it's available. Yet, it has to dial a number to download a quick map destination.
The Eco-Route mode directs you through what it determines to be the most environmentally-friendly path, meaning it gets you to your destination through the fewest number of stoplights, the least amount of traffic, and the most conservative speed limits.Unfortunately, in our real-world testing, Sirius XM Travel Link wasn't particularly quick to update its traffic information, and we found ourselves staring at the root of the slow-down before it was even reported.The weather, fuel prices, sports scores, movie listings, and stock report features are useful novelties more than anything.Sirius XM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, and RVs through Sirius XM Traffic™, Sirius XM Travel Link, Nav Traffic®, Nav Weather™.Sirius XM delivers critical weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through Sirius XM Aviation, Sirius XM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine™.