The F-150 is the ultimate pickup. This truck was originally launched in 1948 and during all these years, it became one of the best-selling vehicles of all time. When it is about United States, it is the best-selling truck for over four decades. It is also one of top ten vehicles of all time when it is about a number of units sold. During all these years, we saw thirteen generations of it. Current model came last year as 2015 year model. It came with plenty of changes. When it is about 2017 Ford F-150, this will be the third year of current-generation model’s production, so some novelties are expected.
2017 Ford F-150 details, changes, features
The 2017 Ford F-150 is expected to come refreshed. However, we still didn’t get any official information, so we must rely on rumors and speculations. If we consider usual F-150’s cycle, this model should come with several updated. We expect to see several visual improvements. Most of the will be at the front, where we’ll probably see revisited front fascia, maybe with new lighting, grille etc.
2017 Ford F-150 interior
Interior changes are also expected. However, those changes won’t be so big. The 2017 Ford F-150 is expected to come with the pretty much same styling of the cabin. On the other side, we expect to see many new or improved and upgraded features in aspects of drive-assist, safety, entertainment etc. It is also important to mention that 2017 F-150 is also expected to come in its hi-performance variant called Raptor. This variant originally came with previous generation, in 2010. Compared to standard model, this one will have more power, better off-road abilities and plenty of other unique features.
2017 Ford F-150 engine
When it is about engines, 2017 Ford F-150 is expected to come without changes. There are four engines in offer, three V6 and one V8 unit. The base one is 3.5 liter V6 Cyclone, which outputs 283 horsepower. There are also two EcoBoost units, which are significantly more advanced compared to Cyclone, both in terms of power and economy. The first one is 2.7 liter V6, which outputs 325 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque. The other one is 3.5 liter V6 unit, which is good enough for 365 hp and 420 lb-ft. Finally, there is well-known 5.0 liter V8 Coyote, which makes 385 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of max torque. When it is about transmission, all engines uses 6-speed automatic, but there are rumors that 2017 Ford F-150 could come with new, 10-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Ford F-150 release date
The 2017 Ford F-150 is expected to come in late 2016. When it is about price, we don’t expect bigger changes.