The Ford F-150 is famous for delivering outstanding performance capability and exceeding above the competition since the very beginning. Pickup shoppers can choose from seven different F-150 models, each of which is equipped with a unique set of features and abilities. In order to inform interested shoppers, our team at Sherwood Ford has put together detailed research pages about each unique trim level. Those who would like to learn more about the 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum in Edmonton, AB can read on before scheduling a test drive and experiencing it firsthand.
Before we get to the performance capabilities and rugged exterior design of the Ford F-150 Platinum, let’s take a look at the cabin. The Platinum model comes in the SuperCrew cab style, which features comfortable seating for 5 passengers. Interior elements include heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats, SYNC 3 with SYNC Connect, voice-activated navigation, leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, intelligent access with push button start, blind spot information system with cross traffic alert, dual-zone electronic climate control, and much more.
The F-150 Platinum is equipped with a 5.0-litre Ti-VCT engine that is able to handle a variety of tasks, from heavy hauling to navigating in tough driving conditions. Combined with SelectShift automatic transmission and 4x4, the F-150 Platinum is virtually unstoppable.
On the outside, the F-150 Platinum features a bold, tough design with a chrome front bumper, a unique three-bar-style front grille with a satin finish mesh insert and grille surround, daytime running lights, fog lights, and much more.
Rear View Camera
The 2017 F-150 Platinum comes with a rear view camera with dynamic hitch assist, which includes projected path lines that are meant to help direct drivers when connecting the hitch ball to the trailer receiver.
Performance and towing capability of the F-150 Platinum
Pickup drivers want a truck that can deliver exceptional performance both on and off the road. Fortunately, the 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum is designed to do just that. In addition to its powerful engine and smart transmission, the Platinum model comes with only the best performance-tuned elements. These include a fully boxed steel frame, independent front suspension, AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, and much more. When towing, the F-150 Platinum utilizes a variety of features to ensure a safe and efficient towing experience. Towing-specific features include trailer brake controller and trailer sway control.
Drivers who would like to take advantage of more advanced performance components can also opt for a number of additional elements, such as an axle upgrade, electronic locking rear differential, and the available 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine with auto start/stop technology.
If you would like to experience the 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum in Edmonton, AB, feel free to schedule a test drive with our team at Sherwood Ford.