2017 Ford F-150 Athens GA
The 2017 Ford F-150 near Athens GA offers workhorse versatility and capabilities. This great truck is ready to meet the high expectations placed on it by the legacy previous truck models have created. The new model year brings several upgrades and additions to the F-150 that help push the truck advance the truck even further while still maintaining the F-150’s stellar reputation.
Ford will be offering the 2017 F-150 in seven total trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited and Raptor. Each trim level offers a different collection of standard and available features. The truck can be equipped with all of the best technologies and systems Ford has to offer, including the new SYNC 3 system. Higher trims push the truck to the limits of luxury.
Ford offers the 2017 F-150 with five total engine options. Standard equipment includes a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that delivers 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. The second engine offered is a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 that offers 325 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque. Third on the list is Ford’s second generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 delivering 375 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque. Fourth is a 5.0-liter V-8 that checks in at 385 horsepower and 287 pound-feet of torque. Finally, Ford will be offering a third-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that churns out 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.
EcoBoost Fuel Economy
The F-150 engine lineup includes several EcoBoost options that help the truck maximize both power and fuel economy. The best estimates available on the F-150 come via the available 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6. This engine checks in at an estimated 19 city/26 highway miles per gallon. The larger 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 offers fuel economy estimates that are rated at 18 city/25 highway miles per gallon. The all-new third-generation EcoBoost V-6 engine is only available on four-wheel drive models and earns an estimated 15 city/18 highway miles per gallon. Helping improve fuel economy is Ford’s new 10-speed automatic transmission.
After government safety testing, the 2017 F-150 emerged with the highest possible score of five stars. Helping to supplement this impressive rating is a long list of standard and available safety features. The truck can be equipped with systems like the Ford MyKey system, which allows parents to set limitations for teen drivers, both a rearview and surround view camera, rear parking sensors, a forward collision warnings system with brake priming, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, lane departure warnings, inflatable rear seat belts, trailer sway control and automatic crash notifications.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Off-Road Capabilities
Rounding out the 2017 Ford F-150 lineup is the special Raptor trim level. This model has been designed to maximize the truck’s off-road potential. At the heart of the F-150 Raptor is Ford’s all-new third generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. In addition to the powerful engine, the Raptor trim level comes equipped with a collection of off-road-oriented performance features. These include:
A reinforced frame
- Leather and cloth upholstery