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    The new Ford F-150 is coming to a local dealer near you. Ford truck drivers from all over the country have been anxiously awaiting its arrival. And from what we know, it looks like they won’t be disappointed. The 2018 Ford F-150 is coming with the promise of better technology, performance and cool new features. On top of this drivers will be face with a number of different engine options, trims and packages to choose from. One of the best trims for 2018, is the Ford F-150 Raptor, a breathtaking vehicle in almost every way. If you are looking forward to the arrival of the new Ford F-150, or think you may be interested, ask these questions about the 2018 Ford F-150

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    How has the F-150 changed?

    The 2018 Ford F-150 has been improved this year in a few different ways. Not only does the vehicle offer more powerful performance and improved technology, it’s been built better too. The F-150 has been designed to be a heck of a lot lighter compared to last year. Vehicle weight has been reduced by 700 pounds and composed of a high-grade aluminum alloy that’s a whole lot tougher.

    What incentives are being offered?

    Ford is offering plenty of incentives to buy the F-150 as soon as its released. Cash purchase offers will save you a ton of money in the long run, allowing you to get the F-150 for as low as $28,675. Other offers include $500 in bonus cash for military members, college graduates and first responders. For disabled drivers looking to install adaptive equipment, Ford will reimburse you for up to $1,000.

    What packages are offered?

    Packages are plentiful. The base model offers everything from a Max Trailer Tow package to a snow plow prep for four-wheel drive models. Off-road packages and several appearance packages are available too. So, no matter what you are looking for, you can find an F-150 that’s just the right fit for you. Other trims offer different packages. For example, the Raptor offers both a carbon fiber and interior accent package to reduce vehicle weight and improve aesthetics, respectively.

    What features come standard?

    Standard with the base model F-150 are a few different features but not many. Features of the F-150 include a rearview camera with hitch assist, single-zone climate control, radio and cruise control. If you want more standard features, you may want to consider one of the other higher-level trims.

    What trims are available?

    Ford is offering a variety of trims drivers can choose from when it comes to the F-150. While the XL and XLT are somewhat bare-bones in terms of performance and features, the Lariat and Raptor up the performance, and the King Ranch and Platinum models up the number of features. On top of this, there’s the Limited trim that offers upgrades across the board.

    What can you tell me about the F-150 Raptor?

    The 2018 F-150 Raptor proves a remarkable improvement when it comes to performance. It’s high-output 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoostengine generates a whopping 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque. High-output Fox Racing Shox for off-road performance make it the best choice for drivers who love to roam the outdoors. Included with the Raptor are power-adjustable seats, satellite radio and the SYNC infotainment system.

    What optional features are there?

    Despite the lack of standard features, there are plenty of optional ones. Drivers can add satellite radio, a subwoofer and their choice between two infotainment systems: the SYNC and SYNC 3. Additionally, features like MyKey which sets limits for teen drivers, rubber floor mats and an overhead console are offered too. A moonroof is optional in some models as well. And of course, various aesthetic changes and functional changes can be made to the exterior.

    What local offers are there in my area?

    In addition to the offers by Ford, you may find several other offers exclusive to your area. You can find these online, on the official Ford website, by typing in your zip code. Alternately, you may receive dealer exclusive offers by checking out the Ford F-150 in person when it finally arrives later in the coming year.

    What engine options are there?

    The F-150 offers numerous engine options based on your preferences and budget. The base engine is a 3.3-liter V6 engine that comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. A more bold choice is the 5.0-liter V8 that’s a lot more powerful. On top of these choices, EcoBoost V6 and V8 engines are also offered that offer auto start/stop engine technology to help save energy when the vehicle remains stopped.