2018 Ford Taurus Sedan | Technology features | Ford.ca

2018 Ford Taurus steering wheel

Evolution in driving intelligence.

The technology features in the Ford Taurus can enhance your driving experience. Taurus offers available SYNC® 390 – our next generation of voice-activated technology. Available BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert warns you when a vehicle is in your blind spot or is approaching when you’re slowly backing out of a parking space.10 Available adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support automatically slows your vehicle when traffic is detected ahead.10 There’s even available active park assist, which can help make parallel parking easy.9
2018 Ford Taurus with Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning

Available Adaptive Cruise Control & Forward Collision Warning10

Available adaptive cruise control is a step beyond conventional cruise control. When its sensors detect traffic slowing, your vehicle also slows down. After traffic has cleared, your vehicle resumes the preset speed.

Available forward collision warning with brake support will alert you if it senses a potential collision with the car in front of you. A red warning bar flashes on the windshield. If you don’t react in time, the brakes will pre-charge and increase brake-assist sensitivity to provide full responsiveness10.

2018 Ford Taurus with available Lane Keeping System driving on the road

Available Lane-Keeping System10

The available Lane-Keeping System includes both the lane-keeping alert and the lane- keeping aid.10 The system can operate during the day or night*. Lane-keeping alert warns you through a series of steering wheel vibrations, which mimic driving over a rumble strip, should the system detect an unintentional lane departure. Lane-keeping aid actively applies steering torque, which alerts you to direct your vehicle back into the target lane should the system detect an unintended lane departure. The system is available on 2018 Taurus Limited and SHO models**.
*Large contrasts in lighting can limit sensor performance.
**Lane-Keeping System does not control steering.
2018 Ford Taurus with BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert

Available BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert10

The available BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert uses radar in the rear quarter panels to detect a vehicle entering your blind spot and alerts you with an indicator light in the sideview mirror.10 Cross-traffic alert also uses radar to watch for traffic behind you when you’re slowly backing out of a parking spot or your driveway. If it detects a vehicle approaching from up to 13.7 metres (15 yards away), it provides an audible warning, a visual display in either sideview mirror and a signal in the message centre. BLIS technology is standard on Taurus Limited and SHO models.
2018 Ford Taurus Intelligent Access with Push Button Start

Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start

Starting Taurus is a breeze, thanks to available Intelligent Access with push-button start. With the key fob in your pocket or handbag, simply open the driver’s door — no key is needed. Once inside, press the brake pedal and then the start button, shift into gear and go. Intelligent Access with push-button start is standard on Taurus SEL, Limited and SHO.
SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

SYNC® 390 with Apple CarPlay111 and Android Auto110

In addition to the voice-activated benefits of SYNC®6, SYNC® 390 adds convenience to your driving experience with its 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and easy-to-use interface. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational commands and experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your compatible smartphone via Apple CarPlay111 or Android Auto110. Locate your favourite places with simple destination entry via optional navigation. SYNC AppLink93 lets you use your voice to control some of your favourite compatible mobile apps while driving.

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SiriusXM® 13

Experience over 120 channels of commercial-free music, live play-by-play sports, world-class news, and the biggest names in comedy and entertainment you can’t get anywhere else. If equipped with a SiriusXM radio, your vehicle will come with a 6-month free trial subscription to the Sirius Select+ package. PLUS, you can take your sound anywhere you go with SiriusXM streaming. Listen to many of your favourite channels on your computer, smartphone or tablet.


  • Find and compare parking and the price of fuel along your route114
  • Receive key vehicle information and contact your Dealer to schedule service
  • Request Roadside Assistance115
  • Get FordPass help from a friendly FordGuide

These are just some of the great things you can do with FordPass. FordPass takes care of the details so you can just drive. If you haven’t already, download the FordPass app on the App Store97 or get it on Google Play98.

2018 Ford Taurus with Voice Activated Touchscreen Navigation System

Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System

Combining Global Positioning System (GPS) technology with 3-D mapping, available navigation provides voice-guided turn-by-turn directions.12 An LCD touchscreen in the centre stack offers swiping capabilities, combined with pinch-to-zoom functionality and responsive, adaptive search results based upon your preferences.
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