2017 Ford Transit-350 XLT – Another new van that will roll out to the US marketplace, this time, is 2017 Ford Transit-350 XLT that has so many changes on board. This is a suitable van for the auto enthusiasts that need excellent wagon as a cargo transportation for their business. Presented at the NTEA Work Truck Show, the 2017 model gets several updates in order to make it flexible to help you run the business. Ford said that this time they give abundant features that will come along with new technology so it’s not just a transportation van, it’s a real vehicle that will give plenty advantages.
Ford introduces the high-end technology called Transit Connect. This is a new navigation system with interactive voice command that will process the voices faster and bring you to the destination easier. You can enjoy this feature through 6.5-inches touchscreen that can be operated as easy as your smartphone. Ford will sell this van in several engine series, including the diesel. Now, let’s take a look at the engine and check out why this van is worth to wait for.
Engine and Performance
It’s not V-6 or Twin Turbo system to run the engine because Ford gives Power Stroke Diesel with 5-cyl just to make you feel better. The 3.2-litre engine is capable of producing 180 horsepower @ 3,000 rpm with 350 lb –ft of torque. 2017 Ford Transit-350 XLT is using Direct Injection system that will save more fuel than ever even you drive it for hoping from one to another store often. Now it gives you solution for the inefficient fuel consumption when your carrier needs to stop and go again and again.
Ford says that this cargo van has Diesel Particular Filter so you can increase the temperature of exhaust to burn off and the exhaust temperature will go back to normal after that. There’s nothing to say when it comes to the transmission or the gas mileage rating. We predict that Ford Transit-350 XLT uses two wheel drive even there’s possibility there will be 4-wheel drive system for this cargo van.
2017 Ford Transit-350 XLT Interior and Exterior Upgrade
Ford offers ergonomic interior style that will let the owner custom the space that will fit with their business. This van has center console that will help the courier move the loads easily. You can even install computer equipment here and transform it into remote office. And even it’s just a van, but Ford gives premium leather that will wrap every corner of the seats. Plus, the driver and passengers get heated and cooled seats that will offer better convenience.
The massive changes happen on the hood with new LED light and it has double air vents that will ensure the engine gets better air flow. This van gets 18-inches aluminum alloy wheels that are available in all-new Ford Transit 2017. Plus, it gets more finishes for the exterior color with premium paint. This van will show on September 2016 at the nearest dealership and you can start to order 2017 Ford Transit-350 XLT.