The Ford F-150 was first introduced on the market in 1948. And as the name suggests, the full-size pickup truck belongs to the popular F-Series. The American automobile manufacturer has achieved thirteenth generations with this most sought-after car in the commercial world. The automaker is planning to release a new model, 2017 Ford F-150, in the coming few months in order to strengthen the car’s position in the competitive market.
2017 Ford F-150 – Exterior and Interior Design
Ford will not disappoint customers as far as the exterior of the ford f-150 pickup truck is concerned. You should expect a stylish look that will draw more shoppers to buy the car. The entire body will be decorated with pronounced lines and curves that will give the car a muscular appearance. The automaker has hinted at cutting down the car’s weight by using lightweight materials. The front end of the 2017 Ford F-150 will look more aggressive with a bolder grille, bigger LED headlights & fog lights and larger air intakes. The rear end will look prominent with wide taillights and a bigger bumper. The cargo box will feature LED lights and a hard payload cover. 20-inch wheels will be provided to support the weight of the car and allow for easy navigation in off-road conditions.
When it comes to the interior of the 2017 Ford F-150, you should expect a spacious cabin that can accommodate 5 passengers (super cab models). There will be leather upholstery in parts like steering wheel, seats and headrests. Other parts will be furnished with carbon fiber accents and other soft materials. The technology part of the ford f-150 will comprise of things like a large digital display screen, a navigation system, a modern air conditioning system and a powerful audio system. The car occupants will be well connected with the help of features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB ports. In addition, the 2017 Ford F-150 will be equipped with a wide range of safety and security features. Some of them include: rear-parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, side airbags, lane keep assist and hill-descent control.
2017 Ford F-150 – Engine and Performance
We are looking forward to three engine options in the new F-150. The main engine will be a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 with a capacity of 450 hp and 440 lb-ft. The other engines include 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 and 5.0-liter V8 rated at 325 hp & 350 lb-ft and 385 hp & 420 lb-ft respectively. The 3.5-liter engine will be mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission system while the other engines to 9-speed automatic transmission system. The f-150 will have both front-wheel and rear-wheel drive, with an all-wheel drive being optional. The ford f 150 truck will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds with the more powerful engine. On the side of fuel economy, the car will record 20 mpg in city and 27 mpg on highway.
2017 Ford F-150 – Price, Release Date and Competition
The new 2017 Ford F-150 is expected to suit budgets of many pickup truck buyers. There is no doubt about this as Ford vehicles are fairly priced. You should expect to buy the base model, Regular Cab, at $28,000. The premium models, Super Cab & SuperCrew Cab, will of course retail at higher prices. Concerning the release date, the new Ford car will be available to customers in the last quarter of 2016. The following vehicles are expected to rival the upcoming F-150: Chevrolet Colorado, Nissan Navara, Toyota Hilux, Lincoln Continental, Dodge Ram, Honda Ridgeline and GMC Sierra.