2017 Ford Expedition release date, platinum
Ford Expedition is one of Ford’s most popular SUVs, and so the brand is nowhere near ready to let it slip from its strong market position. As a result, they are always changing, innovating and coming up with more appealing features. 2017 Ford Expedition is to receive both interior and exterior changes. At the same time steps have been taken to make this Sports Utility Vehicle more economic.
2017 Ford Expedition: Exterior and Interior Design
2017 Ford Expedition has been redesigned to look more aggressive and stunning from the front. Its overall appearance is bold, stylish and speaks of its class. Use of aluminum and boron steel for its sculpture has led to a reduction in its weight by up to 200 to 300 pounds. This in turn improves this SUV’s fuel economy. Accompanied by a change in its material usage, there has also been a change in its designing. Its bumper and grille have both evolved. Its bumper now features a restyled design and so does its chrome grille. The hood has also received a touch of refreshment and its alloy wheels are now encased in 22 inch rims. This new 2017 Ford Expedition also comes with tinted windows and automated doors.
Interior features of this upcoming 2017 Ford Expedition is just as major and spectacular as its exterior modifications. To begin with, the cabin is spacious with enormous legroom and headroom. Its three-rowed sitting arrangement can comfortably accommodate 8 adult passengers. Expensive upholstery will take care of the luxury quotient. The pleasant driving experience will be complemented by all the necessary high-tech features one would expect to find in an SUV. Its instrument panel will comprise of a central LCD screen connected with the navigation system.
There will be other features like Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, 10 speakers Sony Audio System and of course their trademark infotainment system ‘My Ford Touch’. Its air conditioning system has also been renewed with the application of latest technologies. Buyers will supposedly find LED lights in its interior. Basically, Ford has ample time to make improvements in this 2017 Ford Expedition, and they are using it just the right way. Expect this 2017 version to come with enough ultra modern features to overwhelm the buyers.
2017 Ford Expedition: Engine Specs
2017 Ford Expedition will come in 8 different trims, namely: King Ranch, King Ranch EL, XLT, XLT EL, Platinum, Platinum EL, Limited and Limited EL. But all of these trims would be powered by the same EcoBoost engine, a 3.5 lt. V6 twin turbo with a maximum capacity for 365 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. Coupled with it will be 6-speed auto transmission. Mileage for all wheel drive would be around 21 mpg on highway and 16 mpg in town. For better fuel economy, a hybrid of the engine with an electric motor will be created.
2017 Ford Expediton: Release Date and Price
2017 Ford Expedition is expected to hit the market by the second half of 2016. Prices have not been revealed officially, but as per market estimations, price of the base version will start around $ 42 000 and for the platinum trim it might exceed $ 60 000.