The 2021 Ford F-150 Truck comes in only 1 body type: Truck. The F-150 Truck is available in 6 different trim level options: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. The XL is the base trim level option, while the Limited is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Ford F-150 Trim Level Should I Buy?

The 2021 Ford F-150 is available with three cab styles: regular, SuperCab, and SuperCrew, and three bed lengths. Some bed lengths are only available with certain cab styles. The Ford F-150 is also available with six different engine configurations, ranging from a 3.3-liter V6 engine to a hybrid powertrain (PowerBoost) that combines a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine with an electric motor. Standard features on the base XL model include smartphone integration, an 8-inch touchscreen, and single-zone air conditioning.

The highest trim level available for the 2021 Ford F-150 is the Limited model. Some additional features include power running boards, a premium 18-speaker audio system, an in-bed power system (Pro Power Onboard), and a 360-degree camera system.

We recommend the Lariat trim level for the 2021 Ford F-150. The F-150 Lariat model adds more features from the base model like leather upholstery, a class IV trailer hitch, power-adjustable front seats, remote tailgate release, and a bigger 12-inch center touchscreen.

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In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Ford F-150 Truck configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Ford F-150 Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Ford F-150 Truck trim levels.

Ford F-150 Invoice and Market Prices by Trim

XLXLTLariatKing RanchPlatinumLimited
Market Price$44,598$54,014$63,536$70,141$71,915$72,010

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Ford F-150 trim?

We recommend the Lariat trim level for the 2021 Ford F-150. The F-150 Lariat model adds more features from the base model like leather upholstery, a class IV trailer hitch, power-adjustable front seats, remote tailgate release, and a bigger 12-inch center touchscreen.

What are the different trim levels for a Ford F-150?

The Ford F-150 Truck is available in 6 different trim level options: XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited.

What is the most basic Ford F-150 model?

The Ford F-150 Truck Type starts at $28,940. The XL is the base trim level option, while the Limited is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Ford F-150 Trim?

Some similar models include the Ram Ram Pickup 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, and Nissan Titan.