2018 Ford F-150
In such a competitive automobile industry, the 2018 Ford F-150 stands out as a full-size truck with trendy looks, great storing and towing capacity, and safety features. This model is great for impressing anyone with its updated style, luxury, and off-road adventures. With its seven trim levels to choose from, you can get your favorite one with your desired features. We will now look at the different specifications of this model;
|Seating Capacity||6 passengers|
|Fuel Economy||23 mpg Highway, 18 mpg city, and 20 mpg combined.|
|Transmission||6-speed shiftable automatic|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||26 Gallons|
|Cargo Capacity||F–150offers three cargo bed lengths including 5.5 foot, 6.5 foot, and 8 foot.|
|Basic Warranty||3 years/ 36,000 miles|
What’s new for 2018?
The 2018 model of the Ford-150 gets updated engines, a new grille design, exterior headlights, wheels, tailgate design, and bumpers. Ford has renewed all its engines and now all F-150 models have automatic start/stop technology. In addition, many of its models got interior renovation including the cabin color themes, features, and materials. Furthermore, this 2018 model also gets an option for Wi-Fi connectivity and a better audio system. Talking about the safety features, this model gets active safety features including advanced adaptive cruise control, collision alerts, and so on.
The starting manufacturer’s selling price of this 2018 Ford-150 model is $29,200 and the price goes up to $62,855 for the upper trim models.
The 2018 Ford-150 has seven trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited, and Raptor. This shows that a buyer has plenty of options to choose from. Information on each of these trim levels is given below;
This trim model of the 2018 F-150 has a manufacturer’s price of $29,200. Even though this trim level is the basic one, it has many non-basic features that include backup cameras to avoid collisions in a parking lot, an automatic high beam of lights, and other active safety features. This model has all the basic features with the option of bed size and an affordable manufacturer’s selling price. But, if you want extra passenger seats, you can go for upper trim models or SuperCrew cab which offers 6 persons seating capacity.
The XLT trim level of the F-150 comes with a price tag of $34,795. There are many interior and exterior upgrades in this XLT trim which includes sport alloy wheels, Wi-Fi connectivity, Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system, and much more. Moreover, F-150 XLT has a CD player, and power windows while the XL trim has manual windows, cruise control, and a power lock system. In addition to this, options of heated and power-adjustable front seats are also available if you want to make this trim more luxurious. There are also some safety features added including rear cross-traffic alerts, blind-spot monitoring, etc.
This trim level offers both performance and luxury hence, a preferred trim level for buyers. It has an MSRP of $42,510 and the added features include the leather upholstery, automatic climate control system, a larger than its previous trim models touchscreen display, EcoBoost engine with better efficiency, Band and Olufsen’s audio system, and so on. This trim level is perfect for people who want an affordable model with all the benefits of efficiency and luxury.
F-150 King Ranch
As the name shows, this model has many added interior and exterior features. With a price tag of $53,425, this trim model comes standard with heated and ventilated seats and a heated leather steering wheel as well. This model suits best for people who want a luxurious and comfortable cabin with a price lesser than the upper trim models of this vehicle.
This trim level costing $55,980 offers great safety and power. in appearance, the highlight of this trim is its 20-inches polished aluminum wheels which will surely turn heads. Along with its great strength, this trim also has decent fuel efficiency. Safety features and upgrades include rain-sensing windshield wipers, LED foglights, a BoxLink interface system, cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, deployable running boards, and much more.
It’s a package of good luxury, comfort, and power. Having an MSRP of $62,855, this trim level offers an engine with produces 450 horsepower. Moreover, it has a dual-panel sunroof, advanced safety features, and a 360-degree camera to avoid any accidents and assist in parking in tight spaces.
This trim level stands different from the aforementioned trim levels because the main focus of this trim is better power and efficiency. It is equipped with an EcoBoost engine that produces 510 lb-ft torque which is the highest in all the trim levels of F-150. Also, it has a Terrain management system and selectable driving modes which help in off-roading. Other than that, it has almost similar features to other trim levels.
The 2018 Ford F-150 Owners Manual covers the specs, operation, and routine maintenance of the vehicle. The owners manual is invaluable to learn all of the features of your vehicle. There are all the other years of the Ford F-150 Owners Manuals and Service manuals to maintain your truck optimally.
Under the Hood:
F-150 basic trim model has a 3.3 liter, V-6 engine that can produce 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. The best option engine for maximum power is the 3.5 liter EcoBoost engine that has the capability to produce 375 horsepower and 470 pounds-ft of torque. With this engine, the towing capacity of this vehicle reached 13,200 pounds.
The Ford F-150 offers many options for seating capacity as well as bed configurations. This vehicle has three cab options including a regular cab, SuperCab, and SuperCrew. The regular cab has a bench seat between the passenger and driver seat which makes three persons seating capacity. The second option which is SuperCab comes with four doors and can fit 5 persons in it. The third option, SuperCrewe is spacious and can comfortably adjust 6 persons in its cabin.
The 2018 Ford F-150 is great for off-road adventures, from towing or storing a large amount of luggage to daily use, and comfort options. It has multiple trim levels with different price ranges, engine options, and luxury features, and it comes with several up-gradation options which makes it easy for its buyers to get their desired features. So, if it stands up to your expectations, it is time to book your F150 now.