Fuel efficiency comes as the top priority when buying a car….
American’s pay attention to both aerodynamics and efficient cars when purchasing a particular car such as Ford. It can’t be better to introduce 2017 Ford F-150 in recent climate and market. Ford introduced its 2nd generation F-150 Raptor and there are some improvements made for this model including a short rear bumper, better suspension & tires, more suspension travel, and many others. Basically, any prospective buyers will pay attention in the aspect of exterior, interior, engine, and the release date before buying the car. Overall, the new Ford F-150 2017 should be a better pickup truck than the previous version.
2017 Ford F-150 changes
The 2017 Ford F-150 offers an astonishing exterior design. The manufacturer has improved some features in the terms of appearance. This car becomes aesthetically more appealing to customers. The car has a grille with packed LED lighting. The fenders seem so masculine and strong along with 35 inches fat tires. If we compare this car with the others in the market, we get bulkier fenders than other trucks. The chassis use the contemporary aluminum structure with a steel casing to make it more durable against on rocky paths which other pickup trucks aren’t able to penetrate. The bulkier appearance gives the car more durability and strength. It is available in six trim levels and they are just primary. It comes as XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited model and beside them it is available with a high-performance Raptor off-road package.
The new Ford F-150 2017 offers sturdier model and design. It has been expected that the latest model will please the buyers. Both the gadgets and materials used to decorate its interior will be in great quality. There are some interior parts that we can enjoy including two configurations of the cab in the beds. The car includes different wheelbase such as 133 inches and 145 inches super cab. At the first glance, the car reveals a sporty interior with contrasting seats. There are a meaty and some carbon-fiber intonation in the steering wheel. We can find more Raptor logos inside the car. Overall, 2017 Ford F-150 is more luxurious and comfortable than the previous models. It comes in 13 exterior colors: Caribou, Magnetic, Blue Jeans, Race Red, Shadow Black, Ingot Silver, Green Gem, Bronze Fire, Lithium Gray, Ruby Red, White Platinum, Lightning Blue, White Gold.
New Ford F-150 2017 specs
The new Ford F-150 2017 uses a new power in the engine bay. Base engine is naturally aspirated V6 with 3.5-liter of displacement. It produces 282 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque. There is an updated 3.5-liter double-charged V6 engine with 375 horses (10 hp more than predecessor) and 470 lb-ft of torque (50 unites more than 2016 year model). Third engine is 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 325 HP and 375 lb-ft of torque and fourth primary engine is a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 with 385 HP and 387 lb-ft. Under the hood of the Ford F150 Raptor is twin-charged 3.5-liter V6 and it delivers astonishing 450 horses and 510 lb-ft of torque. Ford is well known for its energy efficiency, so there will be no problem with this model. There’s an improvement in its engine including some fuel system updates, a brand new block, internals, and the cylinder heads. When it comes to towing, properly equipped, the 2017 Ford F150 towing capacity should be around 12,500 pounds, which is around previous model values. There are two transmissions: 6-speed is standard while improved 3.5-liter comes paired with new 10-speed automatic gearbox.
2017 Ford F-150 price and release date
In the terms of price, there isn’t any official information about it. However, there’s a prediction about the price of the new Ford F-150 2017. The price will be around $55,000 US dollars. It can be less or more. By the way, the buyers need to spend $51,000 for the previous model. What’s about the release date? All of us can expect the car in 1st half next year or even in this year. This car will face some competitors such as Tundra Pro (Toyota) and Ram Wagon (Dodge). In summary, the 2017 Ford F-150 is a better model from the previous version with a more expensive price.