Ford Company promises an excellent ride quality, stronger engine and quiet and comfortable cabin with its brand new SUV- 2017 Ford Expedition.
Improvements and exterior
2017 Ford Expedition is the next generation model. So, we can expect many upgrades and changes in each segment. Firstly, new Ford should be lighter than its predecessor. With the usage of aluminum in its construction, this model will save around 300 to 350 pounds. This will improve general performance of the vehicle, handling and most important fuel efficiency. When it comes to exterior design, new Expedition will receive some changes which will make it look more aggressive and attractive. On the front fascia, we will notice new chrome grille, redesigned hood and revised bumper. Headlamps will be equipped with quality LED technology. It should ride on new 22-inch alloy wheels.
Interior and equipment
The interior of 2017 Ford Expedition is also going to be upgraded and modernized. The cabin is quite spacious and offers plenty of headroom and legroom. It has three rows of seats and it is able to welcome eight passengers. We will notice new and quality materials and some new tech features. The dashboard will feature new display with MyFord Touch infotainment system. Some of the features included will be Sony audio system with ten speakers, USB, Bluetooth, air conditioning, navigation and many other more. As for the safety, it will be offered with traction control, stability control, airbags, brake assist, ABS.
2017 Ford Expedition engine and transmission
Under the hood of 2017 Ford Expedition will be placed one engine. It is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine. This engine will be able to deliver 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, it will be coupled to a six-speed automatic gearbox. It will be offered with all-wheel drive system. Estimated fuel economy is rated at 16 mpg in the city and 21 mpg in the highway.
Release date and price
It is still not confirmed when 2017 Ford Expedition will hit the market. Some sources say that it should be in late 2016. When it comes to the price, it is expected to be around $42,000 for the base model.
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