As the name suggests, 2017 Ford Expedition is a vehicle suited for rougher terrain and comes with great off-road abilities. This full-size SUV allegedly derives most of its specs from the classic Tour and Explorer variants. To add to that, it is pretty big in terms of its dimensions. Previous variants have done very well and 2017 Ford Expedition will probably need to surpass it in order to do well. Other than that the competition is stiff and cars like Chevy Suburban and Toyota Sequoia will fight for the number one spot. This vehicle will be the fourth generation of its kind and it looks like all the shortcomings have been checked well this time. With increased sitting capacity up to 8 people and the latest EcoBoost engine this car will surely reach new heights. Lastly, there are rumours around that suggest that Expedition 2017 model will be available in a hybrid variant.
2017 Ford Expedition – Powertrain
It is true that the most exciting feature about 2017 Ford Expedition is its latest powertrain. This combination is very new and offers great possibilities for upcoming cars. Before going in to the details, we must know that these engines will be highly efficient and deliver an output beyond your expectations. This Eco boost engine packed under the hood will probably be a 3.5 L. Its power output will be as high as 365 hp and the torque will be around 420 lb-ft. And then there is a probability of a hybrid variants bit the details about the motor used is still not known yet. FWD variants will probably not be available and Ford will release variant only in 4WD.
It will be paired with an advanced ten speed gear system and will boast a great pickup. With the reduction in weight, fuel efficiency will spike up and it will range between 15 to 23 miles per gallon. That being said, there should be some more features and only the official details will reveal them.
2017 Ford Expedition – Exterior & Interior Redesign
The 2017 Ford Expedition’s exterior and interior design changes will be pretty generic and features will match with most Ford 2017 releases but there is one factor where this huge vehicle has got an edge. Its size is what makes it different and it can accommodate up to 8 people and is impressively very comfortable. As far the exterior upgrades are concerned, there will be a significant reduction in its bodyweight. A lighter body material will be used to make it possible. Accessories are top-notch and they now come with boron and aluminum coating. Technological features include, USB, Bluetooth, information unit, navigation unit and custom-made features like MyFord Contact Sync. Last but not the least, the cabin has been crafted very beautifully and this full-sized crossover will give any other luxury car a run for its money.
2017 Ford Expedition – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Ford Expedition will be offered in many unique variants. They have been designed such that they can appeal to a large group of people. While the base variant of this beast will be available for around $47k, other variants will cost more depending on the range of trim chosen. The Expedition Platinum EL will offer the best of the series and it will bear a higher price tag which is likely to be around $70,000. This SUV is still under manufacture will likely be seen in the showrooms within twelve months.