Audio Quality Over Cable Versus Bluetooth

Griswaldo906

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Since I got my Maverick, I have been mostly listening to music over a usb cable to my iPhone so I could track my trips using "Journeys" in FordPass. I have been surprised about how good the audio quality has been versus what people prepared me for. Over the wire, audio has always been clear, though somewhat lacking in base.

Recently, I tried listening to the audio over bluetooth and noticed a lot more distortion. If I switch back and forth between bluetooth and a wired connection it seems pretty noticeable to me.

What is everybody else's experience? Does the Maverick get a bad rep in the audio department because the bluetooth chip or the audio profiles it uses are lacking?

 

HD676

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I have noticed the same difference in sound quality between bluetooth and Carplay.

I am not terribly upset with the sound, about equal to my 2018 F150 STX. My 2018 Ram was head and shoulders above the Maverick and F150.

 

 
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