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2017 Ford Super Duty Preview near Elgin, IL

If you’re intrigued by the 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Elgin, IL, then we at Gillespie Ford would like to take a moment to let you know all that this new series of pickups from the automaker has to offer. The Super Duty truck lineup has been a consumer favorite for years, and it stands tall amongst its competitors. Even better is that there are a few improvements with the 2017 model, which makes it even all-the-more compelling.

2017 Ford Supr Duty Engines


The familiar lineup of engines return for the new model year, but a new 6.8L V10 joins the ranks. Output looks to compete with the diesel powerplant, and all three engines boast exceptional towing capacity. Both single- and dual-rear wheel setups are available, and you can opt for either the standard trailer hitch or go with the fifth-wheel configuration. Payload capacity—already impressive to begin with—should improve thanks to the all-new aluminum body. In this our 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Elgin, IL, you will find that it replaces the old steel build, thereby shedding a significant amount of curb weight. Inside, you will find that the controls are intuitive and easy to use, including the newly positioned trailer-brake controller. The Ford Super Duty features longer models such as the SuperCab and Crew Cab now offer a flat floor in the second row, which gets you even more storage space.

Trims of the 2017 Ford Super Duty near Elgin, IL


The same five well-appointed trims will be available, starting with the XL. Features look to include air conditioning, vinyl upholstery and floor coverings, a 40/20/40-split front bench seat, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel and a two-speaker sound system with an AM/FM radio. Our 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Elgin, IL also covers the coveted XLT trim, which provides full power accessories, cruise control, cloth upholstery, a front seat with a convertible-to-console middle section, padded door armrests, a carpeted floor and lockable storage with a 12V power point under the rear seat. Lariat trims gain automatic headlights, fog lights, power telescoping and folding mirrors, body-color door handles, a power-sliding and defrosting rear window, rear parking sensors, and dual-zone automatic climate control. King Ranch trims provide remote ignition, heated and ventilated front bucket seats with a fixed center console and driver memory settings, a navigation system and a Sony audio system. The posh Platinum trim gets you 20-inch polished alloy wheels, a tailgate assist step, upgraded leather upholstery and a heated steering wheel.
If you would like to learn more about test drive availability, feel free to call us at Gillespie Ford, or stop by our Gurnee, IL establishment. Our sales team is here six days a week (closed Sunday) and we are happy to answer any questions you may have about the new Super Duty. We look forward to meeting you.


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