The latest version of the full-size SUV has been introduced. We are talking about 2017 Ford Expedition. The vehicle will be available in 8 different trim levels i.e. Limited, XLT, EL, Limited EL, King Ranch, King Ranch EL, Platinum and Platinum EL. Let’s find out what the new generation Ford Expedition is all about:
2017 Ford Expedition: Redesign and New Features
The redesigning of the 2017 Ford Expedition is going to be exceptional. It is going to be the conventional SUV. Certain adjustments have been made in the design and the body of the vehicle. The body of this vehicle is going to be light in weight. The body is made from aluminum and steel which will reduce the weight even further. The SUV has shed 200 to 300 pounds.
The design is going to be aggressive. The front bumper, headlights and chrome grille have been refreshed. 22 inch wheels are going to be provided. This SUV has its doors opening automatically. Improvements like fresh bumper, grille style, improved chrome, and lamps will be seen.
The vehicle can adjust 8 passengers as it has 3 rows. The seats are covered with the best upholstery to provide comfortable cabin. Other materials in the interiors include wood and aluminum. The vehicle’s weight has been reduced and it will impact the overall performance. My Ford Touch is available, LCD display units and more features will be there in the central console. Other technology features include Bluetooth and USB connectivity, 10 speakers audio system, navigation system and more. You will be glad to know that an improved air conditioning system has been provided for this vehicle.
The best safety features are going to be provided that will make the journey safe for the passengers and ease for the driver as well. With the help of these safety features, the driving experience is going to improve. There are plenty of improvements set for 2017 Ford Expedition which will amaze the fans who are anxiously waiting for this vehicle to be out soon.
2017 Ford Expedition: Engine Improvements
There are no significant improvements about the engine for 2017 Ford Expedition. It is going to be the 3.5 liter Double Turbo B6 cylinder Ecoboost engine. It is capable of producing 365 hp and torque 420 pounds feet. The auto 6 speed gearbox is provided. The RWD and AWD drive configuration is found. It is also expected that diesel engine will be provided. Some also say 10 speed auto transmission might also be provided. The fuel consumption on the city is 16 mpg and that on the highway is 23 mpg.
2017 Ford Expedition: Price and Release Date
There are no official updates available regarding the 2017 Expedition. Some rumors say that it will be out in mid-2015. The price will be starting from $42,000. This is the price for the base model, if a higher trim level is chosen, and then the price is obviously going to increase. There is a lot more to see and explore in the 2017 Ford Expedition. For official information, fans are recommended to wait for the press release to come.