The new 2017 Ford F-250 is an off-road pickup truck which comes with newly redesigned exterior and interior, impeccably equipped cabin and powerful powertrain, in addition to impressive off-road capabilities. It will be availed in five trim levels, including the Ranch, XL, Lariat, XLT and King. The new model truck’s potential competitor is the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado.
2017 Ford F-250 – Exterior and Interior Design
The 2017 Ford F-250 will receive superb exterior redesigns with most of the features being similar to the previous model. Its exterior design will be based on the Atlas-Concept and it will therefore be more aggressive, powerful and elegant. The front fascia will entail a redesigned grille integrated with a Ford logo at the center. Other notable changes will include the bumper which is redesigned to have a bolder look, new fog lights and redesigned headlights to feature the LED technology. The rear of 2017 Ford F-250 will also features new taillights, in addition to a modified exhaust system. It will ride on 21 inches alloy wheels with a strong suspension for better off-road performance. Its body will be built with military-grade aluminum, therefore reducing the weight by around 350 pounds as compared to the current model. The weight reduction leads to improved aerodynamics and better fuel economy. The 2017 Ford F-250 will have an overall boxy look, riddled with smooth body-lines and stylish look. It will be available in three cab configurations which includes the SuperCrew, the Regular and SuperCab.
The interior design of ford f250 will receive redesigns to give it a sophisticated appearance with modern and attractive design, making it more smooth and appealing. The interior will be luxurious and will benefit from the improvements recently made on the 2017 ford f250. The 2017 f250 will also feature comfortable and modern premium leather upholstered seats which are well spaced for more head and leg rooms. Its new dashboard will be more interactive with a large touchscreen that help control the various car features. Other basic features incorporated will include the infotainment system which offers a better performance in addition to voice recognition and an intuitive interface, connectivity features such as USB ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Smartphone connectivity, a modern climate control system, 7 cameras to give the driver a 360 degree overhead view angle, and a SYNC 3 for entertainment purposes. Some of the safety features will entail the seat belts, collision warning, airbags, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning.
2017 Ford F-250 – Modification under the Hood
The ford f250 2017 will retain the powertrains used by the previous model with three engine options. The first option is a 6.2 liter V8 petrol engine with an output of 385 horsepower and 405 lb-ft of torque, and will feature a TorqueShift-G. The second engine will be a 6.7 liter V8 powerStroke diesel engine generating 450 horsepower and 860 lb-ft of torque, with the ability to tow more than 30,000 pounds. The third option will be a 6.8 liter V10 engine with an output of 362 horsepower and 457 lb-ft of torque. All the three engine options will to run on CNG, and will all be connected to a new 10 speed automatic transmission system currently being developed with both the rear-wheel drive and four wheel drive modes. The engines’ fuel economy ratings are yet to be released but they are anticipated to have improved performance.
2017 Ford F-250 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The new 2017 Ford F-250 is scheduled for the last quarter of 2016, although its official release date has not been officially announced. The price for the base model is approximated at around $33,000 while the top platinum trim will cost $57,000.