Are you in the market for a really spacious SUV and the options you have tried fall short of your expectations? Well, probably you need to wait for a little longer. The 2016 Ford Excursion is rumored to be very competitive when it comes out in the market. The release of this heavy duty, full size sport utility vehicle has been delayed for quite some time now and details on its specs are still a highly guarded secret.
We believe the manufacturer is redesigning the model to wrestle control out of the SUV market segment from stronger rivals like the Toyota Sequoia and Chevy Suburban Class. The new 2016 Ford Excursion will have modern touches on it exterior and interior styling along with latest technological gadgets.
2016 Ford Excursion Exterior
There will a significant modification of the exterior though its recognizable look will still evident since it has been like 10 years since its last upgrade. The vehicle will be built on the same platform as the Ford F150.
The new 2016 Ford Excursion will have a more masculine and intimidating exterior look. Though exterior specs are still a closely guarded secret, we believe the automaker will hook the vehicle with a masculine and intimidating look that will stand out among its competitors. We also expect the 2016 Ford Excursion to feature modern touches to its exterior. Likely features may include muscular front fascia with LED headlights and taillights, daytime running lights as well as fog lights among other features common with SUVs.
2016 Ford Excursion Interior
Just as with the exterior specs, the interior specs also remain a mystery only Ford can solve for enthusiasts fans who are eagerly waiting. Nonetheless, to beat its competitors which include the GMC Yukon and Chevy Suburban Class, the vehicle will likely feature a stylish and comfortable interior along with modern gadgets.
One thing we are sure of is that the vehicle will have plenty of space for passengers and cargo; even tall passengers will have enough head and leg room. In terms of safety, we also expect the vehicle to feature an airbag package and a variety of driving aides. The vehicle will seat maybe 7 or 8 passengers across three rows of seats and as usual the rear seats will have a folding capability to increase cargo space when needed.
Engine Specs and Performance
According to our sources, the vehicle will likely have three engine options. The first and the only sure option is a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 unit that produces 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. Fuel consumption for the 4×2 version is 16 city / 22 hwy / 18 combined mpg.
The other two engines are only in the domain of rumors.
The second engine option is a 6.2 L petrol V8 engine capable of producing 385 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque.
The last power-train is a 6,7 L power stroke V8 diesel engine that is capable of producing 440 hp and enormous 860 lb-ft of torque.
All engines will be mated with a 6-speed automatic SelectShift transmission system.
Price and release date
If there is something Ford has done with this vehicle, is to remain mum about its specs. Similar to other specs, the automaker has not made public details on the models price or release date.
However, according to rumors the 2016 Ford Excursion might be released in the second half of 2016, with a price tag of $ 38,000 to $ 43,000. Keep it here for up-to-date details on this model.