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2017 Ford Super Duty Preview Near Chicago, IL

If you’re interested in the 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Chicago, IL, then Gillespie Ford has the solution for you. The upcoming newest generation boasts a new lightweight aluminum body that is super strong, and the drivetrains are capable of handling the toughest of towing assignments. Even better is that the exterior boasts a few new design elements for 2017.

2017 Ford Super Duty Features

The standard features of the Super Duty look to mirror the already-existing array of impressive amenities. New for this year is a larger eight-inch touchscreen display that makes an innovative and intuitive Sync 3 infotainment systemthat much better. Also, standard on most base models are manual-telescoping trailer-towing mirrors, a locking tailgate, 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. This 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Chicago, IL, also reveals that upper trims, like the Lariat, look to include automatic headlights, fog lights, power telescoping and folding mirrors, body-color door handles, a power-sliding and defrosting rear window, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, and leather upholstery.


Additions for the 2017 Ford Super Duty near Chicago, IL

While the basic comfort, technology and convenience features are similar, there are a few noteworthy additions. For starters, the interior of the 2017 Super Duty is refreshed to feature more storage, and the auxiliary switches are conveniently in the overhead console. What’s more, the handy trailer-brake controller is now closer to the driver seat. Readers of this 2017 Ford Super Duty preview near Chicago, IL, will also note that there is adaptive steering when you are towing. If you’re moving slowly in a tight situation, less steering effort is required. Conversely, higher speeds feature less sensitive steering. Depending on the trim level, the Super Duty will incorporate adaptive cruise control with automatic braking and a blind-spot warning system that adjusts depending on whether or not you’re towing. The 6.2L V8 gas engine returns for 2017, as does the 6.7L turbodiesel. Towing capacitytops out at 26,500-lbs., depending on the body style and whether or not the dual-rear wheel with gooseneck hitch setup is opted for. New is a 6.8L V10 that is gas-powered, and towing figures and output has yet to be released at the time of this writing.

To learn more about the new Super Duty and its release date, we encourage you to call us here at Gillespie Ford, or stop by our Gurnee, IL establishment. Our friendly staff is happy to help, and we can inform you about release dates and test drive availability. We look forward to serving you.



* Pictures shown are the 2016 model.

1 SYNC® is an optional feature. Features/functionality vary by vehicle/model. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control. Only use SYNC systems/other devices, even with voice commands, when it is safe to do so. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply. Optional Navigation System map updates cannot be received via Wi-fi® and require a separate update.

2 When properly equipped.