Extreme utility in a format ideal for everyday life comes standard with the 2017 Ford F-150. The pickup is all about customization. With several configurations and engines available, buyers can get the truck they truly want and need. Practical features, plus a dizzying array of creature comforts are available, making the vehicle ideal for work and play.
Three cab options are available for the 2017 Ford F-150: regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew. The latter two accommodate up to 6 occupants, while the regular cab setup fits 3 people. The bed can also measure 5.5, 6.5 or 8.0 feet-long.
Shoppers can go with four different engines, allowing the 2017 Ford F-150 to tackle big jobs and conserve fuel at the same time. The base 3.5-liter V-6 engine puts out a stout 282 horsepower and 253 lb.-ft. of torque. A 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 makes stopping for gas a less frequent necessity, while still producing an amazing 325 horsepower and 375 lb.-ft. of torque.
Stepping up from there is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6. It's rated at 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque. The final engine for the 2017 Ford F-150 is a 5.0-liter V-8, which cranks out 385 horsepower and 387 lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, while the other three engines work with a 6-speed automatic. Two-wheel drive is the standard setup, but four-wheel drive is available for any model.
The 2017 Ford F-150 is packed with more equipment engineered for tough jobs. For example, an optional electronic-locking rear differential helps improve traction in slick conditions, working alongside AdvanceTrac and roll stability control. Hill descent control can also be added to the truck, limiting the speed on steep grades to 20 mph, avoiding runaway situations. A trailer brake controller, which is optional for all trims, means the vehicle and trailer brakes operate in tandem, improving stopping performance. All models with four-wheel drive can switch between different drive modes on the fly.
While the work capabilities of the 2017 Ford F-150 certainly are important, onboard safety equipment for the truck can be downright vital. The standard airbag system is designed to cover all outboard occupants in any of the three cab configurations, including side curtains. Available rear inflatable seatbelts activate in a crash, spreading out forces across more torso area on passengers to avoid injuries. Drivers gain a virtual set of extra eyes with advanced technologies such as blind spot monitoring. Curve control, which is bundled into each trim, takes corrective action if a drive fails to slow down enough before entering a turn.
Some of the latest and greatest cabin features are available for the 2017 Ford F-150, making it a truck that will boost comfort for everyone. A household-style three-prong 110-volt power outlet can be added to the back end of the center console. The optional 360-degree camera system helps take the stress out of squeezing through tight spots. SuperCrew and SuperCab models have a fully flat load floor, plus rear seat bottom cushions which can flip up, making it easy to accommodate taller items in the cab.