2017 Ford Expedition Features, Performance and Fuel Economy

The 2017 Ford Expedition is one of the most popular SUV’s models, which is almost ready to hit the market and surprise car lovers once again. As usual, the company is coming up with more alluring features along with innovation in the model. As of now nothing has been declared officially by the organisation but some sources assert that this time Ford Expedition is supposed to get both interior and exterior changes and much more. Now let us see that what are the possible changes we will get to see in this new SUV by Ford.

2017 Ford Expedition - front

2017 Ford Expedition – Exterior and Interior Features

The designers have kept the base of ford expedition 2017 as a conventional SUV but with certain changes so that it looks modern. Sources say, the weight of this new Ford Expedition can fall by 250 pounds approx because of lighter material like alloy and aluminium used in the construction of the body of 2017 Ford Expedition. Designers have also worked in the front bumper, headlights and chrome grille. The new edition will feature 22-inch aluminium wheels. The doors of Ford Expedition have been made automated along with tinted windows.

Interior:

The new 2017 Ford Expedition will accommodate eight adult passengers in its three-row sitting arrangement, in which seats are now covered with fresh and contended upholstery that will watch out for the luxury quotient of the passengers. The car comes inbuilt with My Ford Touch infotainment system which comprises Sony audio system with ten speakers in the car, central LCD screen and navigation system. New and improved air-conditioning systems are included in this car. Designers have used aluminium and wood to deliver complete luxury and style. Along with 2017, Ford Expedition will have adequate cargo space.

2017 Ford Expedition - interior

2017 Ford Expedition – Engine, Performance and Fuel Economy

Ford’s new model 2017 ford expedition is likely to land with improved boot performance and powertrain. The engine is innovated with L V6 EcoBoost, which can deliver up to 365 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. As per the estimation, fuel economy will be 23 mpg on highways and 16 mpg in cities. A hybrid engine with an electric motor has been created to provide maximum fuel economy. There is also an option for diesel powertrain with 6.7-liter power stroke V8 diesel engine that can produce 440 HP and 860 lb-ft of torque. In this new edition, you will have a choice between all-wheel drive and rear wheel drive which is unique in itself.

2017 Ford Expedition - side

2017 Ford Expedition – Release Date and Expected Price

As per the sources, 2017 Ford Expedition will be launched by the end of 2016 since its exact date has not been fixed yet or declared by the company;also, 2017 Ford Expedition is in its advanced stage of development. Regarding its price, it is predicted that the range will start from $42,000, and it will go high as per the upper trims till $62,000 since the car will arrive in 8 various trims.

Competitors:

The names are Limited, XLT, limited ElKing ranch, XLT EL, King ranch EL,Platinum and Platinum EL. But it is unfortunate that this might be the last one of its kind because the company might discontinue because of the massive loss in its last previous years. If Ford abandonsthen, 2017 model might be its final model that will allure car lovers and will be remembered for long. It is expected that ford 2017 expedition will genuinely compete with the brands like GMC Yukon, Toyota Sequoia, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban and Nissan Armada.

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