With the advent of its new Expedition, changes are coming to Ford’s lineup of SUVs, availing advanced changes to the interior and exterior design as well as the engine specs. The first in a new generation of SUVs, the 2017 Ford Expedition is should improve upon the failures of its predecessors, promising to be quite the breathtaking machine.
2017 Ford Expedition Design and Specs:
Fans of the Ford Expedition should expect a large SUV boasting three rows of seats-capable of contending with at least 8 passengers at any given time. The body will undergo significant transformations (particularly the 300 pound reduction in weight); the front of the vehicle ( the grille and headlights especially) has also been resigned to present a more aggressive image, and that isn’t even taking into account the 22 inch wheels and automatically opening doors.
The 2017 Ford Expedition is expected to boast a number of advanced features, this including a considerably improved MyFord Touch System and its related apps. Long time Expedition enthusiasts can also expect a 10 speaker audio system, Bluetooth connectivity options and Navigation technology.
The cabin of the 2017 Ford Expedition will be larger, providing more space for the passengers to enjoy their journey in comfort, utilizing wood, aluminium and various other elements to inject luxury into the new Expedition. The additional leg room will compliment the powerful Sony audio system and sizable LCD screen.
2017 Ford Expedition Engine Options and Fuel Economy:
The rumors surrounding the 2017 Ford Expedition are theorizing a brand new 3.5L V6 engine. Promising to generate a horsepower of 365 and a torque of 420 pounds per feet, Ford’s new EcoBoost engine will be complimented by a 10R80 (10 speed) SelectShift Intelligent Manumatic Transmission.
With a fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway for rear wheel drive (All-Wheel Drive promising 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway), there are whispers on the vine suggesting that the 2017 Ford Expedition might also feature a new Power Stroke diesel engine promising an impressive 440 horsepower and a torque of 860 pounds per feet.
In order to further advance its efforts to improve fuel economy, Ford is expected to compliment its main engine with a new electric motor.
2017 Ford Expedition Price & Release Date:
While there has been little in the way of formal information regarding this vehicle, 2017 Ford Expedition should be released by the second half of 2016 and at a price within the $40,000 range (depending on which of the eight available trims you are buying).
This new Ford Expedition 2017 model is expected to usher in a new generation of SUV vehicles from Ford, many fans expecting significant changes to the engine specs and style of the interior as well as the exterior.