Compared to the current model, the 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat will bring a number of subtle improvements. The thirteenth generation of the renowned pickup truck has been around for only two model years now, so don’t expect groundbreaking changes any time soon. However, Ford will continue to upgrade its most popular truck in the coming years. For 2016, the automaker introduced a new luxurious Limited trim that now sits atop the XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum trim levels. The 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat is rumored to go on sale sometime in the second half of 2016.
2017 Ford F-150 Lariat Equipment
The mid-range F-150 Lariat will be offered with a wide variety of standard amenities and technological systems. Some of them include 10-way power adjustable heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear parking sensors, the Sync 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen, a 110-volt power outlet, etc. While the SuperCab models can be had with a regular sunroof, the SuperCrew variants are available with a panoramic sunroof. The 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat will also feature 18-inch wheels, puddle lamps, power-folding mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, leather upholstery, cooled front seats, driver memory settings, as well as dual-zone climate control. Buyers will be able to opt for the 502A package that includes a remote tailgate release, LED headlights and taillights, automatic high beams, front-facing spotlights, a heated power-adjustable steering wheel and an 11-speaker Sony audio system.
2017 Ford F-150 Lariat Specs
The 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat will be offered with the same four-engine range as the previous model. The base unit comes in the form of a 3.5-liter V6 that punches out 282 horsepower and 283 pound-feet of torque. The turbocharged 2.7-liter V6 generates 325 hp and 375 lb-ft, whereas the 5.0-liter V8 delivers 385 hp and 387 lb-ft of torque. As for the turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, it will churn out 365 ponies and impressive 420 lb-ft of twist. A six-speed automatic gearbox with a tow-haul mode will be the only available transmission. While the entry-level V6 version tows up to 7,600 pounds, the towing capacity can climb to 12,200 pounds with a properly equipped model powered by the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6.