2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch: Design, Review, Specs, Price

The America top-selling vehicle, Ford-150, came for the 2017 model year with several major upgrades. The redesigned 3.6-liter EcoBoost V-6 is more powerful and efficient and comes with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. The second-generation of the off-road oriented Raptor is also there with a more powerful version of mentioned engine. So, the latest F-150 brings to you all performance you need combined with the modern tech, comfort, efficiency and style. Aside from that, you can choose from the diverse lineup of trims. Among seven trim levels, for this occasion, we would suggest you a Western-styled 2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch model. Let’s see what this version offers.

Availability:

The King Ranch model sits somewhere in the middle off available trims and features unique styling and interior. It is only available in the most spacious SuperCrew cab body style. On the other hand, SuperCrew cabs come with two bed lengths including 6.5- and 5.5-foot beds. Engine options include a 5.0-liter V-8 and upgraded 3.5-liter V-6 EcoBoost.

2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch

2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch: Styling

From the visual point of view, the 2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch features Western-themed exterior. Its shape and proportions, as well as underpinning and aluminum made body panels, are like on the other models. However, unique trim elements and theme distinguish it from the other models in the offer.

In the form fascia, this model includes three-bar style grille with chrome surround and Accent-color mesh insert. Quad beam Led headlights and LED DRLs are standard features on this model. It also includes standard LED fog lights and LED taillights. Chrome front bumper is standard in pair with accent-color rear bumper while chrome rear bumper is optional. This model also features body-colored door handles and side mirror caps while the side mirrors are also power adjustable, heated and with memory feature.

Some of the available options include power-deployable running boards, spray-in bedliner, skid plates, wheel well liner, moonroof, etc.

Interior:

Inside, the King ranch model comes with standard front bucket seats with leather trim, heating, cooling, 10-way power and driver’s memory features. The rear 60/40 flip-up split seats  include also leather trim and heating features. This model also includes Mesa leather-wrapped and heated tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power adjustable pedals with memory, ambient lighting, 110-volt Power inverter panel, 8-inch productivity screen, dual-zone automatic climate control, etc.

Tech and Safety features:

To keep you connected and safe this model comes loaded with modern tech features. It comes with the latest SYNC3 infotainment system which includes capacitive center screen, navigation, Siri Eye free, WiFi, voice commands, and there are also 10-speaker Sony sound system, Sirius XM satellite radio, etc.

On the safety front, this model can be equipped with forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control with collision mitigation, surround view cameras, parking sensors, lane departure warning, blind-zone detection, etc.

2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch: Powertrains, Towing, MPG

In the engine department, the 2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch comes with two engine options. The muscular 5.0-liter V-8 will serve you well for the everyday heavy hauling. It can produce 385 hp and torque of 387 lb-ft. This engine works in combination with a six-speed automatic transmission. Two-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive optional. With this engine, this truck can tow up to 11, 100 pounds. The combined fuel economy is 18 mpg.

The redesigned 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine is optional on this model. It features auto start/stop technology, dual-direct and port fuel injection and turbochargers. This engine is good for 375 hp and torque of 470 lb-ft. The new 10-speed automatic transmission is combined with this engine. This combination returns 21 mpg combined and towing maximum is 12, 200 pounds.

2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch: Price

This uniquely-themed 2017 Ford F-150 King Ranch model is available from $50, 675. With each option, it will cost you more.

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