Chassis cabs from the house of Ford have been extremely popular and high in demands for their toughness and durability. The chassis cabs come in different varieties and models and their towing capabilities vary from one another. The 2018 Ford F-550 also has three trims to choose from that are powerful and strong.
It is needless to say that the appearance of all the trims of 2018 Ford F-550 is bold and brawny. There are power and aggression in the front fascia of the chassis cab along with muscular built.
2018 Ford F-550 Chassis and Specs
The front of the chassis cab has a large bumper in steel and is painted in black. There is also lower air dam, which is also painted in black.
There are two prominent tow hooks in the vehicle. The grille of the chassis cab is done in black bar-style. Other attractive exterior features in the chassis cab include quad-dual beam halogen headlamps, LED roof clearance lights, splash guards, solar tinted glass etc. The higher trims might have some additional exterior features like fog lamps, utility lighting system etc.
2018 Ford F-550 Interior and Trims
Like the exterior, the interior of 2018 Ford F-550 is also done in state of the art style. Comfortable seating arrangements in the chassis cab make traveling easier. The arrangements of the seats are same for XL and XLT variants but different for the Lariat version. Prominent interior features include dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, audio player with high-quality speakers and woofers, SYNC3 technology, SiriusXM Radio, instrument panel with bright display etc.
All the trims of the new Ford F-550 come with highly advanced safety and security features for the driver as well as for the passengers. Some of the most prominent features include airbags, seat belts, Belt-Minder, post-crash alert system, child tethers, SecuriLock Anti-Theft Ignition, Autolamp along with Rainlamp Wiper Activated Headlamps, Integrated Trailer Brake Controller etc.
2018 Ford F-550 Engine Specs
The powertrain that drives the three trims of Ford F-550 is quite powerful. While the XL and the XLT variants have the same engine, the powertrain is slightly different for the higher version – Lariat.
The standard engine variant available for the XL trim is a 6.8 liter, 3-valve SOHC EFI V10 engine. There is also an optional engine for the trim in the form of 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel engine. For the XLT trim too, the same engine is provided. Both the trims, the engine is coupled to the 6-speed automatic transmission.
For the Lariat trim, the engine variant is slightly different. This vehicle trim runs on a 6.7 liter Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel Engine. The engine is coupled to the 6-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Ford F-550 Pricing and Availability
The prices of the different trims of Ford F-550 vary from one another. While the 2018 Ford F-550 XL variant starts at $38,875; the XLT variant starts at $42,095 and the Lariat version begins at $57,800. The features are better on the higher trims and hence the increase in prices. Ford F-550 chassis cab is already available in the market. Customers can choose from their preferred trims.
Summing it up
2018 Ford F-550 chassis cab is sure to make a great impact on its amazing power and towing capability. This chassis cab will pose stiff competition to similar vehicles in the market without a doubt.