2018 Ford F-150 Trim Options: XL vs. XLT vs. Lariat vs. King Ranch®

Selecting the 2018 Ford F-150 as your new pickup truck is an easy decision, but with seven impressive trim levels to choose from it can be difficult to decide which model is right for your workday. The team at Hutcheson Ford in St. James, MO has created the following page to highlight the main differences between each of the 2018 Ford F-150 trim levels. Continue reading to learn more, or contact a product specialist directly by calling (573) 265-7015.

2018 Ford F-150

What are the differences between the XL, XLT, and Lariat?

For each of your daily job tasks, you’ll want a practical pickup truck with both comfort and technology features. The Ford F-150 XL, XLT, and Lariat trim packages offer varying convenience features, so find out which trim level best suits your needs in the table below.

2018 Ford F-150 Trims

Key Features

F-150 XL

Starting at $27,705 MSRP

  • 3.3L V6 engine
  • Two-way adjustable front seats
  • Cloth-trimmed seating
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • 2.3-in. productivity screen
  • Manually-folding exterior mirrors

F-150 XLT

Starting at $33,300 MSRP

        XL features plus:

  • SYNC® infotainment with voice recognition and 4.2-in. LCD screen
  • Four-way adjustable front seats
  • Cruise control
  • MyKey® teen driver technology
  • Chrome bumpers
  • Halogen fog lamps

F-150 Lariat

Starting at $44,015 MSRP

        XLT features plus:

  • 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment with 8-in. touchscreen
  • 10-way power adjustable front seats
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • SiriusXM® radio
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Power adjustable pedals with memory
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • LED cargo box lighting

2018 Ford F-150 Crew Cab XLT

2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch® vs. Platinum

The 2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch® and Platinum trim levels are equipped to elevate your workday, but there are several features that make each trim level unique. The Platinum trim level adds convenience features such as power deployable running boards and multi-contour front seats, while the King Ranch® includes unique styling and modern technology. Key differences include:

2018 Ford F-150 Trims

Key Features

King Ranch®

Starting at $51,930 MSRP

  • 5.0L V8 engine
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Reverse sensing system
  • In-cabin 4G LTE Wi-Fi®
  • Heated rear seats
  • B&O PLAY™ 10-speaker audio system
  • Voice-activated navigation
  • Remote start
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Universal garage door opener
  • LED headlights
  • Remote tailgate release
  • Windshield wiper de-icer


Starting at $54,485 MSRP

        King Ranch® features plus:

  • Blind spot information system with trailer coverage and cross-traffic alert
  • Multi-contour front seats with Active Motion®
  • Bright beltline moldings
  • Power deployable running boards
  • Chrome front tow hooks

2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150 Limited

Are you looking for a powerful pickup truck that is comfortable enough to be an office on wheels? The 2018 Ford F-150 Limited trim is ideal for tackling the toughest tasks at hand while providing a peaceful escape at the end of the day. Key features include:

  • $61,360 starting MSRP
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go and pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection
  • Lane-keeping system
  • Body-color bumpers
  • LED fog lamps
  • Twin-panel moonroof

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor

If you expect peak performance from your new pickup truck, then the 2018 F-150 Raptor is your perfect match. With an exclusive High-Output engine, racing shocks, and a 4×4 drivetrain, the Raptor provides an incredible on- and off-road driving experience. Key features include:

  • $50,675 starting MSRP
  • High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine
  • 4×4 drivetrain
  • Long-travel front suspension with unique front upper and lower control arms
  • FOX Racing Shox™
  • Hill Descent Control™
  • Overhead console mounted upfitter switches
  • LED integrated clearance lamps
  • Heavy duty skid plates

Schedule a Test Drive in St. James, MO

Now that you have decided which 2018 Ford F-150 trim level is right for your workday, find the ideal model in the new inventory at Hutcheson Ford in St. James, MO. Then, schedule a test drive by contacting our dealership at (573) 265-7015. At Hutcheson Ford, it’s not what we do, it’s how we do it!