Own the Road in the New 2018 Ford F-150 in Hardeeville, SC

 
For 2018, Ford now offers a more fuel efficient and industrious full-size pickup truck with the release of their 2018 Ford F-150. Truck lovers now have the benefits of a full-size powerful pickup without the fuel burn from previous models.

Trim Levels

With seven trim levels for the 2018 Ford F-150 full-size truck, there are many options from which to choose. Trim levels include the base model XL, which starts at an MSRP of $27,380, as well as the XTL, Lariat, Raptor, and King Ranch in the mid-level trim. Premium trim levels include the Platinum model and Limited, which has an MSRP of $60,250.

Base and lower range trim levels include chrome finishes and 17-inch silver painted aluminum wheels, with mid-range trim options including standard the Ecoboost engine and off-road racing Shox. Premium trims include additional options such as the twin panel moonroof and 4x4 upgrades.

Engine

The base trim is equipped with a 3.3-liter VCT V-6 engine. The engine is 290 horsepower with 265 lb-ft of torque and utilizes first port fuel and a direct injection system with two injectors per cycle.

Higher trim levels such as the Platinum come with a 5.0-liter VCT direct injection V8 engine that has enough power to handle any terrain and any load you may be hauling. With 396 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque, the Platinum definitely has the power to tackle any job you need.

Limited trim and other models also offer a 3.5-liter V6 engine with Ecoboost, which give high ratings of 375 horsepower with 470 lb-ft of torque, thus bringing you power and fuel efficiency all at once.

Performance

Limited trims provide the Ecoboost engine combined with a high-end effect 10-speed transmission to provide the best performance possible on and off the road. The new 10-speed transmission combined with a stop/start feature that is now standard on F150s helps the full-size pickup remain more fuel efficient on all models.

Raptor models offer a 3.0" Fox Racing Shox with bypass technology, allowing 14-inch of rear suspension and 13-inch of front suspension. This updated technology allows for a varying damping rate for each wheel, which makes travel both on and off-road extremely smooth.

Interior

The upgraded interior of the 2018 Ford F-150 takes the full-size truck from work truck status to luxury vehicle. A regular cab comes equipped with three seats while super and crew cab models offer five and six person seating. Most trims offer leather seats with upgrade options such as heat and massage.

The upgraded technology in the cab offers rear backup cameras with hitch assist, push-button start, smartphone sync, Wi-Fi hotspot, and available navigation systems.

Safety Features

New safety features are released in 2018, including 360-degree cameras, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert system, lane keep assist, stop and go technology, and even brake assist. Most models are also equipped with a forward collision warning system and new pedestrian detection to help you avoid accidents before they happen. The Ford F-150 also comes with a six standard airbag system, and optional rear air bags on most models.

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