The Ford F-250 Super Duty is a heavy-duty truck that can tow and haul a lot of weight. This truck is more capable than a compact or half-ton truck, and it is great for those that haul heavy loads for work, tow campers, and more. Below, we are going to check out all the different trim options for the Ford F-250 because they all give you different features and capabilities. First, we are going to take a look at the performance you get by taking a closer look at the engine options available in the different trims.
There are two engine options that can be found in the Ford F-250. The first 6.2-liter engine is found in the XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum trims. The second diesel engine option is found only in the Limited trim. Check out more information about both of these engines below.
Other than a capable performance, what can you find in the different Ford F-250 trims? Check out a detailed explanation of each trim below.
The XL is going to be your base option for the Ford F-250 Super Duty. This trim option will offer you plenty of capability and all the things you will need for basic performance, but it will not have as many of the fancy features. However, this does make it a great option for a basic work truck.
With the F-250 XL model, you get the 6.2-liter V8 engine standard. You also get some features to help with vehicle performance like a rearview camera, dynamic hitch assist, halogen headlamps, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. There are also interior features like a six-speaker audio system, a 2.3-inch productivity screen, climate control, and two-way adjustable front seats.
The XLT trim is going to be your next step up. This trim option will have all of the XL features, but it will add some extra interior features. With the XLT, you will get upgraded four-way adjustable front seats with cloth-trimmed seating. You also get the SYNC infotainment system with a 4.2-inch LCD screen. For added interior storage, you will get a rear under-seat storage system. The exterior of the XLT also adds chrome bumpers and heated exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals.
This trim is also an affordable option that can be used as a work truck for those that need a good towing capacity.
Next up is the Lariat trim. This trim gets a significant step up for the interior. The interior starts to feel a little bit more tech-savvy and high-end with this trim. This trim could be great for you if you are looking for some technology features with your Ford F-250.
The Ford F-250 Lariat adds technology features like the SYNC 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen. You also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility so that you can pair your phone with your infotainment system; this will give you easy access to music, phone apps, phone contacts, and more through your touchscreen infotainment system. The Lariat trim also features a premium Sony 10-speaker audio system and leather-trimmed seating. On the outside of this trim, you will find cab steps and halogen fog lamps.
With the King Ranch trim, you get safety features like automatic high-beam headlights and rain-sensing windshield wipers. You also get a voice-activated navigation system so that you don’t get lost. For added comfort, you get heated front seats and a heated steering wheel. There are also features like LED box lighting and lighted cab steps on the exterior of this vehicle.
The King Ranch trim gives you more comfort and convenience on the inside of this truck with features like heated seats and voice-activated navigation. It could be worth it for those extra features.
The Platinum trim adds LED fog lights and LED taillamps. You also get multicontour front seats and heated rear seats. For improved performance and capability, you get adaptive steering and a blind spot information system with trailer coverage and cross traffic alert.
If you are looking for a Ford F-250 option that starts to give you more safety technology, you will want to check out the Platinum trim because it offers a blind spot information system, as well as improved LED lighting options.
The Ford F-250 Limited will be the pinnacle of your heavy-duty truck experience. This vehicle not only can perform well for you, but it offers you the most features in terms of safety and comfort, as well.
The F-250 Limited is home to the Turbo Diesel V8 engine that gives you 450-horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque. This vehicle also gives you a 4x4 drivetrain. You also get the benefit of some great safety technologies to help look out for you while you are on the road. For example, the Limited trim gives you lane keep assist, which can alert you if you are drifting into another lane. You also get adaptive cruise control that helps you maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you. There is also a collision warning feature with brake support that can help prevent a front-end collision by detecting a potential collision and applying the brakes if necessary. Your Limited trim also comes with the Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System that helps you tow those heavy loads.
Which of these trim options is right for you? You have to determine which features are most important for you to get on your Ford F-250 truck. If you have any questions, you can reach out to us at Tim’s Truck Capital.