Truck drivers throughout the Richmond, Ashland, and Mechanicsville area speak of the Ford F-150 in high regard. This truck is known for its performance and impressive capabilities, but are you ready for the 2017 Ford F-150? To prepare you, we're going to take a closer look to show you what you can expect with this titan when it hits dealerships in the fall.

In this review of the 2017 Ford F-150, we'll focus our attention on the upgraded engine and performance and the interior technology. By reading this review, you'll learn a great deal about this impressive pickup. You'll even be ready to give it a test drive when it's released on dealership lots later this year.

2017 Ford F-150: Upgraded Engine and Performance

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Getting behind the wheel of this giant will allow you to feel the power at your feet and fingertips. Featured in this vehicle is the new generation of the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine. This impressive engine gave the 2016 Ford F-150 the ability to reach 365 horsepower with 420 lb-ft of torque.

However, the new generation of the EcoBoost® pulls out all the stops and continues where last year's model left off. The new generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 gets an impressive 375 horsepower with 470 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Ford F-150 shows a 10 horsepower increase with a jaw-dropping 50 lb-ft jump in torque.

What's also impressive with the 2017 Ford F-150 is its 10-speed automatic transmission. This newly designed transmission adds four more gear rations to the previous model's transmission. It features driver-select trailer/tow mode as well as adaptive learning for better shift modulation. This transmission features a high-efficiency filtration system that can actually help to extend fluid life.

Ford F-150 Interior Technology

2017 Ford F-150 InteriorAs always, Ford delivers the goods with its interior amenities. The available SYNC® system delivers sophistication, convenience, and entertainment in one flawless system. This system is voice activated, so you can stay in control of the powerful Ford F-150 without having to remove your hands from the wheel to access the radio or CD player.

Should you choose to upgrade to the SYNC® 3 system, not only will you get the more advanced technology features, but you'll also get a much larger touchscreen. If you choose a navigation package, this screen will deliver turn-by-turn directions to make getting to job sites a whole lot easier.

The higher Ford F-150 trim levels feature SYNC® Connect, which allows you to access your vehicle from the palm of your hand. This smartphone app allows you to unlock, remote start, and check the vitals like fuel, battery, oil, and tire pressure. You can also locate your vehicle using this app.

2017 Ford F-150 Review Outcome

In this article, we gave drivers like you an exclusive look at the 2017 Ford F-150 and its new performance abilities and exciting features. You learned that this vehicle delivers more power than last year's outing as well as four more gear ratios. We also looked at the interior and showed you the impressive and helpful SYNC® and SYNC® Connect systems. Overall, you learned that this vehicle is going to impress you when you get behind the wheel.

At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we're always happy to help drivers from the Richmond, Ashland, and Mechanicsville area find the truck they need. Contact our team today to schedule your test drive!

 

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