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2021 Ford F-150 Infotainment Screen Availability Explained

The all-new, 14th generation 2021 Ford F-150 comes with a vast array of new features and technology, including Max Recline Seats, a Pro Power Onboard generator, Interior and Tailgate Work Surfaces, and more, even if it is still widely available with traditional features like a column shifter and even manual crank windows. Another thing that’s changed is the 2021 Ford F-150 infotainment screen availability.

2021 Ford F-150 Infotainment Availability
Trim 8" Center Stack Touchscreen 12" Center Stack Touchscreen
XL Standard N/A
XLT 300A Standard N/A
XLT 301A Standard N/A
XLT 302A N/A Standard
Lariat N/A Standard
King Ranch N/A Standard
Platinum N/A Standard
Limited N/A Standard
Raptor N/A Standard

As far as 2021 Ford F-150 infotainment screen availability goes, XL and XLT trims equipped with the optional 300A and 301A packages come with an 8-inch touchscreen as standard equipment. The larger 12-inch screen is not available on these models.

Step up to the XLT with the 302A package and the 12-inch screen becomes standard equipment. That is also the case with each trim level above it – the Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, and Raptor all come with the large 12-inch touchscreen as standard equipment.

For 2021, every Ford F-150 comes equipped with SYNC 4, regardless of screen size. Both the standard 8-inch screen and larger 12-inch screen offer the following capabilities:

  • Wireless Phone Connection
  • Cloud Connected
  • AppLink w/ App Catalog
  • 911 Assist
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility
  • Digital Owner’s Manual
  • Conversational Voice Command Recognition

SYNC 4 is the latest version of Ford’s SYNC operating system and is just beginning to show up in various Blue Oval models including the 2021 F-150, 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E2021 Ford Bronco, and 2021 Lincoln Nautilus. Moving forward, we can expect to see SYNC 4 appear in more and more Ford and Lincoln vehicles, which should come as a welcome change for owners.

We’ll have more on the 2021 F-150 very soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford F-Series news, Ford F-150 news, and continuous Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. bryan garcia

    I’m paying 50K+ for a 301a and i don’t get the 12″ screen. that a load of crap!

    1. brooks

      order the truck, specify exactly what options you want. wait 6 weeks and you have everything you want. don’t buy off the lot and complain it doesn’t have all the options you wanted

    2. Ryan

      So don’t buy it?

  2. Jim


  3. Danny

    One important thing not mentioned, is that car play and android auto are now wireless! That is a great feature, in my opinion.


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