The 2018 Ford F-150 comes standard with the 3.3-liter V6 engine. This engine features flex-fuel capability, direct-injection technology, Auto Start-Stop, as well as a six-speed transmission with selectable drive modes. Besides the six-speed transmission, giving you normal, sport, tow/haul, the ten-speed automatic transmission offers additional eco-select and snow/wet driving modes. Bumpers, grilles, tailgate outer, lighting, wheels, and appliques are all getting exterior upgrades, which truly liven up the 2018 F-150.The 2.7-liter EcoBoost is getting an upgrade, with direct-injection technology, and advanced dual ports. The most significant upgrades are attributed to the enhanced 5.0-liter V8 engine, with advanced dual port and direct-injection technology, and spray-on bore liner technology.
What trims are available with the 2018 F-150?
The Ford F-150 has three cab options that give you multiple different bed lengths. Both the SuperCab and Regular cab come with the option of a long bed or a standard bed. The SuperCrew cab comes with a standard bed or a short bed. XL is the base trim for the 2018 F-150, and gives you pre-wired trailer connections, automatic headlights, trailer sway control, 17-inch steel wheels, vinyl flooring, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, manual mirrors and windows, air-conditioning, a 4.20-inch display screen, four-speaker radio with auxiliary jack, driver information display, and cloth-upholstered 40/40/40-split front bench. Other features include power locks and windows, a 101A package option, cruise control, bigger driver information screen, remote unlocking and locking, Ford’s MyKey, smartphone app integration, CD player, USB port, Sync voice control, and Bluetooth. The XLT includes the 101A package, fog lights, alloy wheels, keypad entry system, chrome bumpers and exterior trim, carpeting, interior storage bins and pockets, driver and passenger seat lumbar adjustments, and rear privacy glass. There are two packages you can add to the XLT, the Mid 301A, and the Luxury 302A. The Lariat includes most of the Luxury 302A features, and adds power-adjustable pedals, 18-inch wheels, driver-seat memory settings, ambient lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, and keyless ignition and entry. This trim has two packages offered, the Mid 501A and the Luxury 502A. Additionally, there are more safety options available, adaptive cruise control, surround-view camera system, lane departure warning, and a power-deployable running board. King Ranch is next, and requires the SuperCrew cab, and adds the Luxury 502A package with Western stylization. The next trim is Platinum, which offers power-deployable running boards, 20-inch wheels, and wood and aluminum interior trim. The final trim is Limited, giving you unique styling details, front seat leather upholstery, and 22-inch wheels.
Which engines are available with the F-150?
The base trim, XL, comes standard with a 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine, which creates 290 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and additional selectable drive modes. RWD and Crew-cab extended models have a 2.7-liter V6 engine, which creates 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The 5.0-liter V8 engine is standard with the 4WD version and produces 395 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. This engine has a towing capacity of up to 8,900 lbs. That can be upgraded with an optional 3.73 axle, bringing that towing capacity up to 10,800 lbs.The final engine in the F-150 is the 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine, which creates 375 hp or 450 hp, depending on which power grade is given. An FX4 Off-Road package is optional for the XL trim, as is the Trailer Tow package.
Which safety features are optional and standard with the Ford F-150?
There are many standard safety features included with the Ford F-150. These include Front-seat side airbags, SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System SOS Post-Crash Alert System, Safety Canopy System with side-curtain airbags and rollover sensor, Dual-stage driver and right front-passenger airbags, trailer sway control, Tire pressure monitoring system, and AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control. XL trims and above will give you two extra safety features, Personal Safety System for driver and right-front passenger Remote Keyless entry system, and Four-wheel vented disc with Anti-Lock Brake System MyKey.
The best pickup truck is back again for the 2018 model year and comes in strong with a 3.3-liter V6 engine, an enhanced 5.0-liter engine, and a long list of exterior upgrades that make this pickup truck look as great as it sounds. This is the perfect pickup truck for every occasion and can be utilized for anything that life may throw at you. Still, have some questions? Please, ask away, and while you're asking, schedule a test drive with us! Nothing can compare to actually sitting behind the wheel.