Vehicle Research

Ford Updates F-150 Styling for 2018

May 15, 2017

Graphic courtesy of Ford.
Graphic courtesy of Ford.

Ford is updating the styling on its F-150 for the 2018 model year to give its half-ton pickup a more "confident and capable" look, Ford has announced. Ford previously announced details about the new engine lineup for the 2018 F-150.

For 2018, the F-150 incorporates signature F-Series design language such as the billet-milled visual cues and broad stance, while harmonizing it with the 2017 Super Duty makeover, including a billet-milled body for a new look.

New exterior styling updates include a horizontal twin-bar grille, new C-clamp headlamps that wrap tightly to the grille, available LED lighting, signature daytime running lamps, as well as a chamfered nose and fenders.

From a profile view, the truck using existing signature F-Series cues such as the drop-down in the front doors, wheel openings, and wheel and tire proportions. Large-diameter tires wrap six new wheel designs ranging from 17 to 22 inches.

New functional features include traditional frame-mounted bumpers and more minimized plastic covers or fascia.

From the rear, a billet-milled treatment wraps around the fenders, taillamps, and tailgate. The taillamps provide good illumination, and the F-150 badge on the tailgate is replaced with the stamped-in nameplate of popular XL, XLT, or Lariat trim levels, while premium King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited series feature a unique satin chrome appliqué, according to Ford.

The 2018 Ford F-150 will be available in the fall.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

Has anyone played with the idea of leasing vehicles' vs. purchasing. And are there any benefits to it. I know Enterprise offers a...

View Topic

Hi everyone! Just wanted to remind you about fleetDOCs, our library of fleet-related documents. Users can upload any relevant fleet...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1025 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Biodiesel refers actual diesel fuel that is based on vegetable oil but has become a catch-all term for engines that run on straight vegetable oil.

Read more

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Lifecycle Costs Analyzer

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.