2017 Ford Expedition – it’s time for a new update

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In February 2014 Chicago hosted a presentation of the previous update of Ford Expedition SUV. It’s time for a new update.

Start of Ford Expedition 2017 sales is expected this year. Along with it comes Ford Everest 2017.

2017 Ford Expedition release date

Although the update has just started to pass tests, we can expect that the crossover will be available to order until the end of this year.

Release date: end of 2016

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2017 Ford Expedition redesign

It may seem that all of the changes that have taken place in the exterior of this giant are cosmetics. I assure you that it is not.

A careful study of photos of Ford Expedition 2017 it is possible to notice completely new headlights. It have lensed spotlights of high-beam. The optical system is acquired crystal reflectors of the low beams, which can no longer boast of any SUV. The grille became more massive and solid. It has a chrome trimming and a broad transverse bands. Front bumper reminds power and strength.

2017 Ford Expedition dimensions

The sides of the body remained intact. However, the range of light alloy wheels has expanded considerably. Now customers will be available to buy Expedition with 255/60 R18, 275/55 R20, 285/45 R22 rim variants.

On the rear you can see the small changes of the tailgate, which is a little wider. The area of glazing has also increased. There are two chrome trims on the rear door. The amount of ground clearance now is as much as 8,6 in (220 mm). Exterior colors have nine paint options available.

2017 Ford Expedition interior

The interior of the new 2017 Ford Expedition received a lot of the most modern and high-tech gadgets. For instance, advanced dashboard, supplemented by two 4,2-inch color touch screens. They are located on either side of the speedometer, which is very convenient for the driver. The center console looks much more solid, it has become noticeably wider with 8-inch color screen with the latest voice controlled Ford Sync multimedia system. Climate control unit is brand new, added a lot of features. In the updated version of Ford Expedition 2017 background ambient LED lighting has appeared.

2017 Ford Expedition price

The car’s initial price for the basic trim will not be less $45,000.

2017 Ford Expedition engine and equipment

The power unit of the vehicle is represented by only one option. 2017 Ford Expedition equipped with new, modern a 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine with direct fuel injection and two turbochargers. It is paired with a 6-speed Shift select automatic transmission with manual mode. Fuel efficiency of the SUV compared with the previous version is considerably improved. Pre-restyled version consumed has 10,4 mpg in the combined mode. The new version shows 13,3 mpg under similar conditions, which is good. 0-60 acceleration takes less than 7 seconds.

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2017 Ford Expedition
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 24V V6, direct fuel injection, twin turbo
Displacement 3,5L
Power/torque 365 hp; 420 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 119 inch
Length 206 inch
Height 77,2 in
Passenger volume 178,9 cubic ft
Cargo volume 18,6-108.3 cubic ft
Performance
0-60 6,4 sec
Top speed 113 mph
PRICE RANGE: starting $46,000 (est)
Competitors: Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe
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Comments
  • Jim

    What the heck does “The optical system is acquired crystal reflectors of the low beams, which can no longer boast of any SUV.” mean?

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We hope that new 2017 model year Expedition will get the same attention to details as its younger brother - Ford Explorer.

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