If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic and wondering what it would be like to use the Ford Focus’ new feature called “Turntable Shift” for a ride, we’ve got your fix.
And now, Ford has revealed the official instructions to get the feature on your Fusion in the US.
To use the new feature, the Ford carmaker recommends using your phone or tablet to press the “T” button on the dash.
From there, you’ll get the option to turn on the vehicle’s automatic gearbox (or “turntable”) to allow you to shift your foot pedals from left to right.
To do this, simply tap the wheel button on either side of the steering wheel.
After a few seconds, the vehicle will display an animation of the new option in front of you, and you’ll be able to adjust the position of your foot pedal.
Once the automatic gear is turned on, you can push the button on both sides of the shifter, and it will switch the vehicle to the “Turndrive” mode.
This mode is similar to a manual shift, in which the shifters can be adjusted for left-to-right and right-to, or any combination of the three.
In “Turngrive” modes, the driver can choose between two different shifting speeds: normal and “turndrive,” and will only be able move their foot pedals in increments of one foot pedal change per second (a few inches) or one foot change per minute (15 to 20 inches).
If you’re wondering how the Ford Sync 3.0 feature will work with the Fusion’s “Turnable Shift,” the automaker says that it can be enabled by simply pressing the “Shift” button when you’re in “Tur-N” mode, and when you’ve activated the new “TurNGrive” feature, it’ll display a message asking if you want to start using the feature.
Once that’s done, you’re ready to get on the road.
Just be sure to leave your phone and tablet in your glove box.