The 2017 Ford F-150 Super Duty is designed for towing and hauling massive loads like never before. With 2 different variants of new engine specifications, the F-150 stands apart from all its cheaper competitors and struggles to carry loads with much drag every time. With 4 different trims levels to choose from, this F-150 smoothly takes over the Chevy Silverado and Dodge Ram.
Tested on the most difficult of all roads on the hilly terrain of Arizona, the F-150 crosses the finish line even with half the engine capacity as compared to its rivals. Its EcoBoost engine is fuel-efficient and promises the riders and gets their job done. Like Ford promises, the F-150 is built tough.
2017 Ford F-150 – Beast Inside, Beauty Outside:
This new 2017 Ford F-150 Super Duty stuns the car lovers with a stronger body designed to retain the original F-150’s looks with new chrome grills and bigger bumpers. The Ford is confident that this new vehicle will comfortably take on the Silverado, Ram Rebel, and International as well. The F-150 is a bit longer with a higher perched frame.
Its full aluminum construction offers the vehicle a lighter weight and hence Bette suspension than Ram. Additionally, the walls of this Ford performer are thicker and true to its name, offers maximum protection from scratches and minor hits. Bigger suspension and more confident-inspiring springs and shock-resistant coils make up for the jerks that any truck in this segment is bound to make. The bigger tire offers more grip even with the heaviest of loads.
The 2017 Ford F-150 Super Duty is extremely comfortable while on the streets as it is for the driver inside. The four-door vehicle is fitted with 7 cameras, 6 of them lets the insiders view around and the 7th is a parking assist camera. Blind-spot monitoring is easier with zero chances of hitting the fences while reversing the vehicle.
Apart from the usual points and knobs fitted here and there, the Ford F-150 Super Duty provides a more comfortable interior with Sync3 infotainment systems and much easier inputs. To catch up with the latest trends, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto features the popular apps that might come handy. A decent surround sound system is also a part of the standard package.
Ford F-150 Super Duty – Engine Specifications:
The Ford promises to deliver most work out of its engine while maintaining maximum miles per liter of fuel. In order to do that, this new F-150 Super Duty will be powered with 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 and the mighty 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8. The 6.2-liter V-8 will make 385 horsepower and impressive 430 pound-feet of torque. The second one 6.7-liter V-8 now makes 440 horsepower and 925 pound-feet of torque.
The maximum payload offered by the F-150 Super Duty 2017 dual rear wheel 4*4 is up to 32,500 pounds. The Ram, on the contrary barely manages to haul 31,210 pounds of weight. The extra lightweight of the F-150 aids in towing and performing maximum loads almost anywhere its owner wishes to use it.
2017 Ford F-150 Super Duty – Conclusion and Pricing:
Even though higher models of Ram rebel are even more powerful than the 2017 Ford F-150 Super Duty, yet the latter provides decent performance, especially with the 6.2 liters EcoBoost. It’s a pleasure to get in and out of the vehicle and the driver is ensured maximum comfort and space. Above all, towing capacity is enormous and is proven to work under any rough conditions. The base model is available with a price tag of $35,000 which might go up to $50,000+ for the off-road Raptor trim.