How do I set distance units with SYNC®*?

You can modify the distance units (change kilometers to miles) using the Settings menu in your SYNC system.

Setting Units of Measurements with SYNC

Important: Ensure that your vehicle is on and running in a well-ventilated area and in Park (P).

Select your SYNC generation (gen) from the drop-down options below to learn how to modify your SYNC Navigation units of measurement:

Note: If you need assistance determining the generation of your SYNC system, select the first drop-down option. 

Identifying Your Vehicle's SYNC Gen

Two resources to help you identify your vehicle's SYNC gen are the:

  • Página de SYNC y actualizaciones de navegación. Either:
    • Enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and select Check for update.
    • Log in with your Lincoln credentials, choose a vehicle from your garage, and select Check for updates.

      Note: Your SYNC gen will appear on the right-hand side of the page.

  • SYNC Visual Reference Guide, which provides example images of SYNC gens that Lincoln has offered.


To change the distance units on your SYNC 4 system:

  1. Select Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen**.
    SYNC 4 Home screen with Settings button highlighted
  2. Presiona General.
    SYNC 4 Settings menu with General button highlighted
  3. Press Measurement Units.
    SYNC 4 General Settings Menu with Measurement Units highlighted
  4. Elige las unidades de medida que prefieras.
    SYNC 4 Measurement Units options highlighted


To change the distance units on your SYNC 3 system:

  1. Touch Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Presiona General.
  3. Elige las unidades de distancia que prefieras (millas o kilómetros).

SYNC with MyLincoln Touch®

To change the distance units on your SYNC with MyLincoln Touch system:

  1. Touch Menu (gear icon) on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Selecciona Configuración.
  3. Presiona Sistema.
  4. Elige tus unidades de distancia preferidas (KM o MI).

*No conduzcas si estás distraído o usas dispositivos manuales. Usa sistemas operados por voz cuando sea posible. Algunas funciones pueden estar bloqueadas mientras el vehículo esté en cambio. No todas las características son compatibles con todos los teléfonos.

**Actual screens may vary. See your manual del usuario para recibir información específica para tu vehículo.