The 2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid has enhanced features found on the outside and inside. The new Expedition will be a fourth generation model to come out of the Ford stable. The SUV is very big vehicle that can seat eight adult passengers. The design is quite boxy and bulky. It misses the modern and fashionable look that most Ford SUVs have.
The 2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid will have eight different models that buyers can choose from. SUV fans will be spoiled for choice in 2016. The models are; XLT, XLT EL, Limited, Limited EL, King Ranch, King Ranch EL, Platinum and Platinum EL. Standard and optional features will probably be found across all 8 models. Luxury will likely increase the higher you go up the trim levels.
Engine found in the 2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid
The current V8 engine will be replaced with a 3.5 litre EcoBoost V6 Ti-VCT twin turbocharged engine. The engine has an output of 365 hp and 420 pound – feet of torque. The new engine will have a lower fuel rating than the previous model. This will occur because the engine will come with an electric power servo steering wheel and transmission, this will significantly decrease the current 16 miles per gallon in the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highway rating it has. Rear wheel drive and a 6 speed automatic transmission will come standard on all 2017 Expedition models. All-wheel drive will be available as an option. There is speculation that Ford engineers will be adding a ten speed gearbox to the new Expedition range.
2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid Interior and Exterior Hybrid
Despite the SUVs bulky and heavy weight look, the car will actually be produced using material that is light weight like aluminum and boron steel. The Expedition has shed about 300 pounds. The front fascia of the vehicle has a contemporary look that is sharp and polished. Expected changes to the front of the car include a remodeled grille that has chrome, a redesigned bumper as well as new head lamps with LED. LED lighting is known to need very little power while providing a great vision of the road. Twenty two inch wheels will complete the sharp look of the SUV and as a luxury benefit the doors will have a capability of being opened automatically.
Since it will seat eight adult passengers comfortably, the new 2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid will have lots of room for driver and passenger to enjoy. Leg and head room as well as shoulder space is increased to offer maximum relaxation. Advanced technological features that create a convenient and hassle-free ride for driver and passenger can be found on the inside. It’s will come with consist of; an audio system from Sony that has 10 speakers, the tricky MyFord Touch infotainment system, an air conditioner, an LCD display screen that has USB and Bluetooth controls on it, cross traffic alert, etc. The higher the trim is, the more features the car will have.
2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid Release Date and Price
Price of the 2017 Ford Expedition Hybrid is expected to be the same as the previous model, which had a starting price of around $42,000. The higher trim model has a price tag of approximately $60,000. A redesign model of the Expedition will make headway some time in 2016.