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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor New Safety Features

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

We love our Ford F-150 trucks here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. The proof is in the pudding, seeing as we’re the number one volume F-150 dealer in the entire world. And one of our favorite F-150 models is the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. We’ve written a lot about how powerful, capable, rugged and dependable the new F-150 Raptor is, but those are all things people have come to expect from Ford trucks. But people also expect their Ford to be one of the safest trucks on the road, which the 2017 F-150 Raptor is. To see what we mean, let’s take a closer look at all of the advanced new safety features found in the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor.

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor New Suspension, Terrain and Steering Features

When people think about new safety features in their truck, their minds invariably go straight to features like driver assistance systems, air bags, etc. And while the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has all of that in spades, it also has some other safety features that are unique. For starters, it has a new race-optimized long-travel suspension that allows it to handle any terrain with ease. Working in tandem with that new suspension is the new Terrain Management System of the new F-150 Raptor. The system allows you to choose between six drive modes – normal, sport, weather, mud/sand, Baja and rock/crawl – to get the best performance out of your F-150 Raptor no matter the road conditions. Finally, the 2017 F-150 Raptor allows you to customize your steering feedback by selecting one of three steering modes – normal, sport and max assist.

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor New Driver Assistance Features

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor also features a comprehensive suite of new driver assistance systems, headlined by its 8-inch off-road display and 360-degree camera with split-view display. The off-road display helps you monitor your Raptor’s pitch, roll, steering angle and driveline status. The camera provides you with multiple views around your 2017 Raptor so you know exactly what’s going on around you. The camera also features a lens washer to ensure your view is never obscured.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor or any of our other new Ford models, our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff is only a call or click away. Our website also features a Ford Model Research page which is full of helpful information.

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