Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks are being planned to be launched and their figures and statistics seem to be quite impressive. Each super duty truck is better than the other in some way. The 2017 Ford F-450 comes with an excellent towing capacity of 32,500 pounds, which is better by almost 1,300 pounds when compared to the previous model.
2017 Ford F-450 – Unique Feature
The 2017 Ford F-450 is available in 5 attractive trims – XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. However, all the trims have a boxy and muscular appearance. The truck is designed in a manner so that it can tow heavy trailers and even heavier cargo than its previous models. The body of the 2017 Ford F-450 is made of aluminum and has a completely boxed frame, which offers high strength and military grade toughness to the vehicle. Since the body is made of aluminum, the weight of the heavy duty truck is reduced by almost 350 pounds. The truck is highly resistant to dents and dings. The 2017 F-450 has a solid and bold grille in metallic steel that gives the truck an extremely macho look and appearance. The Ford emblem is embedded right in the center of the grille.
The interiors of Ford F-450 2017 are also improved when compared to the previous models. In all the trims, there are seating arrangements for 5-6 people. High-quality materials are used for the seats. Also, other interior features include air conditioning, illuminated entry, front cup holder, audio media storage, covered dashboard storage, innumerable power outlets, AM/FM radio with seek-scan, MP3 decoder, 6 speakers, internet access, LCD monitor, wireless phone connectivity etc.
All the trims of Ford F-450 2017 are equipped with safety and security features. Some prominent ones include 4-wheel ABS brakes, brake assist, ventilated disc brakes, front-impact airbags for driver, side-impact airbags for passengers, daytime running lights, side-impact bars, panic alarm, Immobilizer, driveline traction control, tracker system, adaptive cruise control, collision warning, stop lamp camera and HD cameras for 360-degree bird’s eye view, tire pressure monitoring system, blind spot information system etc.
2017 Ford F-450 – Under the Hood:
The 2017 Ford F-450 runs on a 6.7-liter V8 engine which offers 440 hp of energy and torque of 860 lb-ft of torque. The gooseneck towing capacity of the Ford F-450 is increased to 32,500 pounds. The 5th wheel towing capacity is 27,500 pounds while the conventional towing limit is 21,000 pounds. The engine is coupled with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Ford F-450 – Expected MSRP and Release Date:
The prices of different trims of Ford F-450 2017 vary from one another. They are mentioned below:
- XL CrewCab – $53,945
- XLT CrewCab – $58,810
- Lariat CrewCab – $65,635
- King Ranch CrewCab – $72,455
- Platinum CrewCab – $77,125
Though the exact date of release of 2017 F-450 is not yet confirmed, there are reports that the super duty 2017 Ford F-450 will be released towards the end of 2016.
With bold exterior, excellent towing capabilities, as well-updated interiors and awe-inspiring performance, the 2017 F-450 will be a superb super duty truck from the house of Ford. It is the amazing towing capacity of the truck that is making it stand out from other heavy-duty trucks in the market.