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New for 2017: Ford Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

New for 2017: Ford Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

By Christian Wardlaw, December 30, 2016

Ford Trucks, SUVs, and Vans 2017 Model Overview

Ford’s pickup truck lineup sees big changes for 2017. First, the automaker introduces a new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Second, the long awaited F-150 Raptor arrives, ready to tackle rugged terrain. Third, the Super Duty lineup is completely redesigned, returning in F-250, F-350, and F-450 model series. The SUV and van lineups are largely carried over, except for the popular Escape, which gets a major mid-life update.

2017 Ford Super Duty photoDetailed changes for each 2017 Ford truck, SUV, and van model are shown on the pages that follow.



2017 Ford Edge

  • Ford has not announced changes for the 2017 Edge


2017 Ford Escape

  • Compact crossover SUV gets a substantial refresh for 2017
  • Revised exterior styling; updated interior with new steering wheel, improved cupholders, more storage area
  • Sync 3 infotainment system adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-projection technology
  • Available Sync Connect with Ford Pass app, adaptive cruise control, forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, drowsy driver alert, active park assist
  • New 1.5-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine with 179 horsepower
  • 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine adds twin-scroll turbocharger, makes 245 horsepower
  • Both EcoBoost engines gain automatic engine start/stop technology
  • Sport Appearance package with blacked-out trim, dark-finish wheels, sport seats, leather, and more


2017 Ford Expedition

  • New Limited Appearance package debuts with darkened wheels, trim, and accents
  • Platinum trim level gains a standard adaptive damping suspension with Comfort, Normal, and Sport modes, as well as standard 22-in. wheels


2017 Ford Explorer

  • New XLT Sport Appearance package provides darker exterior finishes for the wheels, grille, mirror caps, and rear trim, along with Dark Earth Gray leather-bolstered front seats with simulated suede trim
  • New colors: White Gold, Canyon Ridge, Smoked Quartz


2017 Ford F-150

  • New twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine with 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Baja-inspired Raptor performance truck arrives, with new EcoBoost drivetrain and a long list of modifications designed to give the truck significant off-roading capability
  • STX Appearance package debuts
  • Sync Connect with Ford Pass app offered for all except XL trim level
  • New colors: White Gold, Lightning Blue, Avalanche


2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

  • Super Duty truck lineup is completely redesigned
  • Aluminum bodywork on a fully boxed frame
  • Frame utilizes 95% high-strength steel, is 24 times stronger, and up to 350 lbs. lighter than old truck, according to Ford
  • Stronger axles, reworked suspension and steering
  • Standard 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 engine generating 385 horsepower and 430 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Available 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-8 engine making 440 horsepower and 925 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New 6-speed TorqShift-G automatic transmission
  • Supplies maximum conventional tow rating of 18,000 lbs., payload capacity of 4,100 lbs.
  • Available Sync Connect with Ford Pass, adaptive front steering, adaptive cruise control with forward-collision warning and brake-support system, specially optimized blind-spot warning system accounting for 33-foot trailers, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-departure warning, cargo box camera, Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System, trailer reversing guidance system, in-cab trailer tire-monitoring system, available 110-volt/400-watt AC inverter outlet, Live Drive power takeoff provision
  • XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum trim levels


2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty

  • Features mirror those of F-250 Super Duty
  • Equipped with 6-speed TorqShift automatic transmission
  • Maximum conventional tow rating of 18,000 lbs. (single-rear-wheel trucks)
  • Maximum fifth-wheel tow rating of 27,500 lbs.
  • Maximum gooseneck tow rating of 32,000 lbs.
  • Maximum payload capacity rating of 7,630 lbs.
  • Maximum gross combined weight rating of 40,000 lbs.


2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty

  • Features mirror those of F-250 Super Duty
  • Standard 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-8 engine
  • Equipped with 6-speed TorqShift automatic transmission, and the largest brakes in its class, according to Ford
  • Maximum conventional towing capacity rises to 21,000 lbs.
  • Maximum fifth-wheel towing capacity rises to 27,500 lbs.
  • Maximum gooseneck towing capacity rises to 32,500 lbs.
  • Maximum gross combined weight rating is 41,800 lbs.


2017 Ford Flex

  • Ford has announced that Flex production will continue through 2018
  • New colors: White Gold, Blue Jeans, and Burgundy Velvet


2017 Ford Transit

  • Transit 350 regular-wheelbase model added to lineup
  • 3.7-liter V-6 engine standard for dual-rear-wheel models
  • Standard LED lighting for cargo area
  • Upgraded standard stereo speakers
  • Available walk-through center console
  • New power running board option for the passenger’s side
  • Broader availability of aluminum wheels
  • New White Gold paint color


2017 Ford Transit Connect

  • XLT and Titanium trim levels add automatic headlight operation, rear park-assist sensors, a 6-way power driver’s seat, and roof rails as standard equipment
  • Short-wheelbase model offered in Titanium trim
  • Titanium trim level gains standard Sync 3 infotainment system with 6.5-in. touch-screen display (optional for XLT)
  • New Guard Metallic paint color

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