The super duty trucks from the house of Ford are making a mark in the automobile industry. After the F-150, many other variations like the F-250, F-350, and F-450 etc have been manufactured by the company. The 2017 Ford F-350 is a special truck with many trims and cab configurations. With a boxy and sturdy appearance and great performance, the heavy-duty trucks from Ford have become a popular choice with people over the years.
2017 Ford F-350 – Immaculate Design:
The Ford F-350 2017 comes in 5 trims namely, XLT, XL, King Ranch, Lariat, and Platinum. There are also three cab configurations that are available for the super duty trucks – regular cab, Supercab, and CrewCab. Features vary from one trim to another, but standard features are available in all the trims equally. Aluminum is used in the making of the body of the Ford F-350, thus making the heavy duty truck light as well as tough and sturdy at the same time. The fascia of the truck has common elements of Ford, but upgradations have taken place for lights. LED technology has been implemented in the driving lights, tail lights etc. Also, the grille has a bold appearance and contains references from previous truck-styling efforts. The Ford symbol shines right in the center of the grille.
Along with the exteriors, the interiors of the 2017 Ford F-350 are also revved up. The trucks contain latest Sync 3 Infotainment from Ford and have 8.0-inches screen. The seats are extremely comfortable with high-quality materials being used for the same. Climate control facilities are available on the trucks so that the driving and traveling experience is bettered.
All the trims of 2017 Ford F-350 have amazing safety and security features, which makes driving extremely safe, particularly on uneven and rugged terrains. Almost 7 cameras are installed in the heavy-duty trucks, which help drivers in keeping a close watch on the surroundings. Also, there are 4 HD cameras, which provide 360-degrees bird’s eye-view. Also, with the cameras, other safety features include in-cab tire-pressure monitoring, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, blind spot warning, lane departure warning, remote tailgate lock etc.
2017 Ford F-350 – Engine Output:
The engine in 2017 Ford F-350 does not change much. All the models run on 6.7-liter turbo diesel V-8 engine with 6-speed automatic transmission. There is another 6.2-liter V-8 gasoline engine, which is paired with Ford’s Torq-Shift G. 385 hp of energy is produced by the engine and offers torque of 430 lbs-ft. It is needless to say that the main aim with which the truck has been devised is to offer high towing capabilities.
2017 Ford F-350 – Availability and Price:
Though exact dates of release of Ford F-350 2017 is still not known, it is being speculated that the heavy duty truck will be available for sale towards the end of 2016.
Prices for the various trims of 2017 Ford F-350 vary from one another. They are as follows:
- XL Regular Cab – $34,900
- XL SuperCab – $37,240
- XL CrewCab – $38,500
- XLT Regular Cab – $39,115
- XLT SuperCab – $41,775
- XLT CrewCab – $43,605
- Lariat SuperCab – $46,300
- Lariat CrewCab – $49800
- King Ranch CrewCab – $56,630
- Platinum CrewCab – $62,970
To sum up, the 2017 F-350 in its various trims and configurations will be a great towing vehicle. However, exteriors and the build of the car are clear evidence that this vehicle is designed for heavy duty work in all circumstances and on all terrains.