The race for the best light-duty pickup truck continues. And while Chevrolet and Ram are doing their best, Ford still holds the number one position. In the coming months, the 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat will hit the markets. It is just one of the numerous trim levels.
However, Lariat trim seems to be the best offer you can find. If you load the 4×4 Super Crew model, you’ll get a quite astonishing pickup truck. It offers everything, from the upscale cabin to an attractive look, smooth ride, and great performances. The new model will get numerous upgrades.
Exterior Dimensions, Packages, Changes
For the start, new 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat will look very attractive. An iconic Velocity Blue exterior paint is in the offer once again. Lariat will offer more shiny trims than the base F-150 model. Whatsoever, it also comes with larger and more premium wheels. Split-View mirrors are now wider and front fascia gained a sportier look. F-150 Lariat is 231.9 inches long. The wheelbase is rated at 145.0 inches.
The bed offers 56.0 cubic feet of space. Lariat offers plenty of upscale features but some things are still optional. Blue Oval is offering trailer tow package. On top of that, the X4 off-road package adds skid plates, floor liner, and tailgate step. Lariat sport appearance package is another great feature that costs only $300. In general, Lariat can easily transform from a stylish pickup to a sporty model.
When it comes to the interior, new 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat comes with standard leather seats. Black leather seats with gray stitching are offering great comfort. Lariat also offers a 360-degree camera as standard. On top of that, the reverse sensing system is optional, just like the Bang and Olufsen audio system.
Cabin hosts more chrome and carbon fiber materials. A twin-panel sunroof is available for $1,500. The rest of the optional equipment includes voice-activated navigation and heated/ventilated seats. As for the standard equipment, Lariat comes with tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power pedals, and remote start.
Lariat F-150 Engine Specs
The base engine is still a 2.7-liter V6 twin-turbo. It generates 325 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. An electronic 10-speed gearbox comes as standard. The shifts are smooth and this gearbox comes with fuel-saving manners. Fuel economy is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Optionally, the 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat offers a diesel powertrain. It is a 3.0-liter PowerStroke.
This turbodiesel unit delivers 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. It comes with the same 10-speed transmission but it offers better fuel economy rating. This engine delivers 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. On top of that, gasoline engine tows 11,500 lbs while diesel 13,200 lbs. Both engines can be equipped with the 4×4 driving system.
2020 Ford F-150 Lariat Price and Release Date
Regular 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat starts at $42,000. Lariat trim level seems to be the fairest offer from the Blue Oval manufacturer. As you can see, even the Lariat model comes with numerous packages and optional equipment.
For that reason, the price could reach $60,000 if you load more options. This pickup will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2019.