The consumers have been waiting for almost a decade now for the next update of the Ford Expedition model. The car was first introduced in the auto market way back in 1996 to replace Ford Bronco. The current model was last revised in 2007. The good news is that the manufacturer has finally launched plans of taking the vehicle through an advanced development stage. It will be updated for the 2017 year model. The Ford Expedition is known for its high performance and elegant styling. The updated 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum will be going through advanced development in its fourth stage in the near future.
The fans should expect elegant an impressive restyling on the exterior and interior design language of this car. Ford will be releasing this car in 8 trim levels including XLT, XLT EL, Limited, Limited EL, King Ranch, King Ranch EL, Platinum, and Platinum.
2017 Ford Platinum Expedition – Sporty Styling:
When it comes to exterior outlook, the 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum presents a sporty appearance. The car scores high scores in terms of aerodynamic performance, thanks to its lightweight aluminum materials which is combined with high-strength steel to improve its stability. Ford has also updated the front and rear bumpers, grille and exhaust pipes. The front fascia now appears more elegant with new LED headlights fog lights. The SUV will ride on massive 18-nch alloy wheels which have been upgraded for better off-road rides.
The 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum comes with a spacious interior cabin with 3 rows of seats. The spacious interior features sufficient headroom and legroom for enhanced comfort. You should also expect the vehicle to come with the latest infotainment features including hi-tech technological equipment. There is also a large cargo space at the rear end of the car. The new 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum will offer in aluminum and premium wood trimming featuring a stylish and luxurious designing. All the seats adopt quality leather upholstery which is also adopted for the steering-wheel trimming.
Other standard interior features are automatic climate control, smartphone integration, air conditioner, and MyFord Touch infotainment system with LCD touchscreen display, 10-speaker audio system with USB port interface, HD satellite radio, CD/MP3/MP4 player and Bluetooth audio integration. Ford will also provide plenty of safety and driver assistance features including automatic emergency braking system, blind-spot monitoring system, and line-departure warning system, rear parking sensors, multiple airbags and safety belts, cruise control, and others.
2017 Ford Expedition Platinum – Modifications in the Engine:
The upcoming 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum will be powered by a 3.5- Liter Ecoboost V6 engine. This engine is rated at 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque and will be paired to 6-speed automatic transmission which will send power to either standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or an optional all-wheel-drive system (AWD). When it comes to fuel efficiency, the Ecoboost engine is capable of delivering 16 miles per gallon for city drives, 23 mpg for highway drives. There are also rumors that Ford will be offering a 6.7-liter power stroke V8 engine with the capability of producing up to 440 horsepower at 860 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Ford Expedition Platinum – Date of Arrival and Price:
Ford has not yet released the official details regarding the car’s release date and pricing. However, consumers are anticipating that the new 2017 Ford Expedition Platinum will enter the auto market at the start of next year. The 2017 Ford Expedition will be priced at around $60,000.