2017 Ford F-550

New super-duty truck lineup from Ford is very exciting. For upcoming season, many models are ready for truckers. From entry-level, to big towing machines, innovations are all over the segment. Such is with 2017 Ford F-550. This working truck offers gasoline and diesel powertrains. Also, truck doesn’t lack attractiveness inside the cabin. Nevertheless, it is comfortable and ready to offer maximum pleasure for long-working hours. Finally, there are three trim levels of F-550 vehicle, for hesitant buyers. Furthermore, there are also extra features, so no one can be apathetic with new truck.

2017 Ford F-550

2017 Ford F-550 engines

There are two power sources for 2017 Ford F-550. Standard unit for the truck is gasoline, 6.2-l V-8 drivetrain. This FFV engine is ready to deliver 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. Other option is diesel variant. This 6.7-l Power Stroke V-8 Turbo unit produces more horsepower, 440. However, torque level is unbelievable. With 925 lb-ft it became one of the best trucks for towing. All this is thanks to turbocharger installed with cylinder heads. Both engines are using 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift feature. Towing levels start from 21,000 pounds with conventional work, up to 32,500 lbs for Gooseneck towing.

2017 Ford F-550 side

2017 Ford F-550 features

Highlight of the infotainment is SYNC 3 system. For example, 2017 Ford F-550 gets color touch-screen, where smart-phone, navigation and audio information are available.  Speed of this screen is superb, either for respond or commands. Furthermore, cabin is getting electronic automatic temperature control with dual-zone air conditioning. Some of other features installed on the truck are power-scope trailer tow, LED spotlights, etc. Many systems are spread over three trim levels. Also, new F-550 truck is available in XL, XLT and Lariat variants. Of course, the last one brings the most features, as it is expected. Exclusive for this trim are power adjustable pedals with memory, then 8-inch productivity screen and finally Sony audio system. It has CD/MP3 player with HD Radio played through 10 speakers and subwoofer.

2017 Ford F-550 interior

2017 Ford F-550 prices

Price depends on trim level and features. It is simple as that. The 2017 Ford F-550 XL model starting MSRP is $38,665, while upper version, XLT costs $5,000 more. Top of the class vehicle, F-550 Lariat carries $57,500 price tag. However, when you look at features list, it is obvious what this gap means.

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