The 2017 Ford Lobo probably won’t feature any bigger change. Those are the latest reports that circulate on the internet. As you probably know, this model is version of F-150, which is offered in Mexico. It is pretty much a rebadged model, and differences between these two are minor, barely notable. So just like F-150, this model also enters the third year of production soon. For that case, company prepares some smaller updated. However, main characteristics remain the same. We will see same design, same exterior look, cabin, engines etc. The 2017 Ford Lobo will come late this year.
2017 Ford Lobo features and possible changes
The 2017 Ford Lobo is expected to come without bigger changes, as we already mention. It will come with the pretty much same characteristics. It will ride on the company’s newest lightweight platform, introduced with this model in late 2014. Also, same exterior design is expected and same engines in offer are expected. On the other side, it is expected the most of the updates will be inside the truck. We will hardly see some bigger changes when it comes to the cabin design, but we could see some smaller revisions on the dashboard. Also, we will probably see some new colors in offer, and maybe even some new wheels design. The 2017 Ford Lobo will be well equipped in terms of safety. Some of notable features are parking sensors, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, curve control, SOS post-crash alert system and many others.
2017 Ford Lobo engine
Under the hood, things will remain pretty much the same as for 2016 year model. The 2017 Ford Lobo will be available with two engines in offer. Base engine is 3.5 liter Cyclone V6, which has max output of 285 horsepower. There are also two EcoBoost units in offer. Those are engine with displacements of 2.7 and 3.5 liters, and with max power of 325 horses and 375 pound-feet of torque, and 365 horses and 420 pound-feet of torque, respectively. Finally, there is a V8 variant in offer. It is company’s well-known and proven 5.0 liter V8 Coyote, which is good for 385 horsepower and 387 lb-ft of twist. All engines will be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Ford Lobo release date and price
The 2017 Ford Lobo will come late this year. Starting price will be around 575.000 Mexican pesos.