While most of the 2016 models are now on sale, it’s that perfect time of the year to start looking ahead at the tons of new cars, SUVs and trucks which automakers have unveiled for the 2017 model. With vehicles being introduced from almost all the major players in the automotive industry, this post is going to be a thrilling read for all the automotive aficionados. So, let’s dive in right away into the list we have compiled for the top upcoming vehicles, named as, 10 Amazing Vehicles to watch out for in 2017.
1. Toyota Camry XLE
The all-new 2017 Toyota Camry XLE is perfect for the people who appreciate midsize sedans and want exactly the one which beats them all. Being America’s Number 1 selling car, Camry, has once again high chance of making it big in the upcoming year with this model due to its various qualities and features. Like all Camrys, the 2017 Camry XLE is going to have a definite resale value and has already garnered strong safety ratings. It contains a V-6 engine as an alternative to the four-cylinder. It comes with various upgrades too, including, heated front seats, leather upholstery, wireless cellphone charging, and dual-zone automatic climate control. All of this, along with Toyota’s Entune infotainment system with GPS navigation which is operated through Navigation Scout, its smartphone application. The XLE is expected to cost $27,145 with four-cylinder and $32,205 with V-6, including the $835 destination fee.
2. Mercedes-Benz GLS
Mercedes GLS is one of the best full-size-crossover for the S-Class of SUVs. This seven-passenger SUV is going to be luxurious, spacious, feature-packed and fast. Being the remake of the GL, 2017 GLS has very less noticeable visual updates. Some features of this SUV include generous legroom and headroom, heated front seats with driver-seat memory, leather upholstery, power liftgate and also Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect infotainment which includes a smartphone app to lock, unlock and start the vehicle. The price range of the GLS is in the upper echelon of the pricey SUVs, being priced at $67,975-$125,025. Various add-ons will also be made available, with each having their own price.
3. Mazda CX-3
If styling and sportiness means more to you then this is the best subcompact crossover. Many of its features make it one of the most desirable vehicles going to be launched in 2017. Such features include, 16-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth connectivity, cloth upholstery, keyless entry with pushbutton ignition, a rearview camera, Mazda’s CONNECT infotainment system which supports text messaging and audio streaming from Pandora, Aha and Stitcher Internet radio services. They also come with blind-spot alert, heated front seats and rear cross-traffice detection. Pricing for the Sport model starts at $20,860 while the Touring at $22,860 and the Grand Touring at $25,890, including the destination fee of $900.
4. Audi Q7
This is undoubtedly the best crossover as an all-new seven-passenger premium-class SUV at a price that beats its German-brand rivals. The tempting array of features of the Q7 include, 8-way power heated front seats, leather upholstery, a power panoramic sunroof, xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, forward-collision alert, front and rear obstacle detection and forward emergency braking. With premium plus models, customers also get navigation system with handwriting recognition, keyless entry with pushbutton engine start, blind-spot and rear cross-traffic alert, a hands-free power liftgate and finally support for Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay. The pricing of Q7 is in the range of $55,750-$65,250, including Audi’s $950 destination fee.
5. Acura ILX
If you are intrigued by sporty performance, then this is the best compact car. The base model of ILX comes with heated front seats, leatherette upholstery, and keyless access with pushbutton engine start, power driver seat and Acura’s wide-angle rearview camera. The premium package adds memory driver seat, upgraded audio system, leather upholstery and blind-spot alert with rear cross-traffic detection. The base ILX starts at $28,930 including Acura’s $940 destination fee.
6. Lexus RX
Being America’s bestselling premium SUV, Lexus RX is all set to shine in 2017. It going to have amazing features which will include, heated mirrors, keyless entry with pushbutton start, a power liftgate, power front seats, a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat, power tilt and telescope steering column, dual-zone automatic climate control and a rearview monitor. It will also have an 8-inch dashboard screen which will serve as the infotainment system that comes with Siri Eyes Free connectivity. The base pricing for the Lexus RX is expected to be somewhere around $43,300-$63,000.
7. Ford Escape
This vehicle is going to be great for the drivers who love the mix of family values and sport performance. The Ford Escape comes with the styling updates that strengthen the family resemblance to Ford’s newest Edge midsize crossover. It has a revamped center console that expands storage space and replaces the parking-brake lever with a modern electric button. The Escape comes with a base of $25,995 with front-wheel drive and $27,745 with all-wheel drive, including the destination fee of $895.
8. Toyota Highlander
With an upgraded powertrain, updated styling and more standard safety features, Toyota is ready to dazzle with its Highlander. The features of this fantastic vehicle include, Toyota’s Safety Sense P system, blind-spot monitor, exterior video cameras, Perimeter Scan, four USB ports, leather upholstery, power moonroof and keyless pushbutton start. Toyota’s well-designed interface, Entune is also included along with an 8-inch dashboard screen. The prices for Toyota Highlander are going to range from $31,300-44,400, including the $885 destination fee.
9. Audi A4
Without a doubt, Audi’s A4 is going to be the best premium-compact car with a strong balance of luxury, performance, technology and safety features. The standard equipment of the A4 Premium includes 12-way power driver seat, leather upholstery, three-zone automatic climate control, rearview camera, and xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and Audi’s MMI infotainment interface with 7-inch dashboard screen. It also has keyless entry with pushbutton engine start, rain-sensing windshield wipers and Audi SOS telematics. The Audi A4 Premium costs $38,250, including the $950 destination fee.
10. Hyundai Sonata
With styling updates majorly intended to recapture the impact of the 2011 Sonata, 2017 Hyundai Sonata is all set to show some magic. It will come with LED daytime running lights, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7-inch dashboard touchscreen audio with Google’s Android Audio and Apple’s CarPlay connectivity, GPS navigation, 10-speaker Infinity 400-watt premium audio with subwoofer, xenon headlamps and much more. The pricing of Sonata is going to be in the range of $22,900-$39,750, including $835 destination fee.