2018 Ford F-150 Platinum vs. 2018 Ford F-150 XLT Trim Comparison in Hobart, IN

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum vs. XLT

The 2018 Ford F-150 is one of the best pickup trucks on the market, but how will you decide between two of the most popular trims available? Both the Ford F-150 Platinum and the F-150 XLT will provide capable performance, but it's up to you to decide which trim best fits your needs. Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN is here to help make your decision easier with the following trim comparison. Don't forget to browse our F-150 Platinum inventory and our F-150 XLT inventory to get a better look at the pickup truck you'll love. If you have any questions, contact us online or give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

Engine Comparison

While both trims include powerful engines underneath the hood, there is only one that will fit your needs best. Listed below are the engine specs for both the Platinum and the XLT.

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

Vs.

2018 Ford F-150 XLT

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

395 HP

Horsepower

290 HP

400 lb.-ft.

Torque

265 lb.-ft.

11,100 lbs.

Towing Capacity*

7,700 lbs.

*when properly equipped

2018 Ford F-150 Interior

Interior and Exterior

Both the Platinum and the XLT trims will get you to your destination in style. Whether you want luxurious interior features or just the basics, each trim includes the features that you want the most. Continue reading for a deeper look into the interior and exterior of the Platinum and XLT.

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

Vs.

2018 Ford F-150 XLT

  • Multi-color leather front bucket seats with ten-way power driver with driver memory and ten-way front passenger
  • Heated and ventilated front seats and heated rear seats
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic climate control
  • Black leather-wrapped, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel

Interior

  • Sport cloth front bucket seats with ten-way power driver and eight-way power passenger
  • Heated front seats
  • Single zone manual air conditioning
  • Black urethane, manual tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel
  • Autolamp automatic on/off headlamps with rainlamp wiper activated headlamps
  • Satin chrome grille with two-bar style with satin chrome surround and silver mesh inserts
  • LED mirror mounted spotlights

Exterior

  • Autolamp automatic on/off headlamps with rainlamp wiper activated headlamps
  • Chrome grille with two-bar style, chrome nostrils, black surround, and black background mesh
  • Manual folding side mirrors with power-adjustable glass


2018 Ford F-150

Safety and Technology

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

Vs.

2018 Ford F-150 XLT

  • Rear view camera with dynamic hitch assist
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • BLIS® with cross-traffic alert

Safety

  • Rear view camera with dynamic hitch assist
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Safety Canopy® side curtain airbags
  • 8-in. productivity screen with B&O PLAY™ premium audio system, SiriusXM® radio, and SYNC® 3
  • Voice-activated navigation with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®
  • SYNC® Connect with WiFi® hotspot

Technology

  • 2.3-in. productivity screen with SYNC®, AppLink™, and an AM/FM radio
  • Optional SYNC® Connect with WiFi® hotspot
  • Optional voice-activated navigation with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®

Incentives and Price Difference

The 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum starts at $54,485 MSRP and the XLT starts at $33,300 MSRP. Paul Heuring Ford offers a number of incentives to ensure you get the pickup truck you love at a price you want. Feel free to talk to our financial specialists about the budget that will best work for you.

Schedule a Test Drive

Are you ready to feel the power of the 2018 Ford F-150 beneath your fingertips? Schedule a test drive with one or both trims at Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN! Our product specialists will have the model you love ready for you once you arrive. To schedule a test drive, fill out our online form or give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

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