2020 Ford F-150 XL


2020 Ford F-150 XLT


For those interested in the rugged capability of the new Ford F-150 for their Collinsville worksites, the first two trim levels are definite front-runners. Many find themselves comparing the 2020 Ford F-150 XL vs. XLT for their low starting MSRP and insatiable power. Both also come with a max towing capacity of over 13,000 pounds as well as a set of interior technologies and features to improve every long trailering trip. Explore the 2020 Ford F-150 XL vs. XLT comparison with the Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon specialists to decide which fits you!

F-150 XL vs. XLT: Pricing and Features

Naturally, one of the most significant differences between these two trim levels is the starting price. The major reason for their price difference of $6,015 is the set of standard and available interior upgrades the 2020 Ford F-150 XLT offers, including:

  • Color-coordinated carpet with carpeted floor mats
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system
  • 4.2-in. productivity screen
  • FordPass™ Connect with a 4G Wi-Fi® Hotspot
  • SecuriCode™ Keyless Entry
  • Cruise Control 
  • Ford MyKey®
  • Ford SYNC® 3

Ford F-150 XL vs. XLT: Exterior Upgrades

If you opt up into the 2020 F-150 XLT, you can expect a number of performance-enhancing and stylistic exterior upgrades to turn heads and handle the roughest Fairview Heights driving conditions:

  • Body-color front fascia
  • Chrome two-bar grille
  • Halogen fog lamps
  • 17-in. silver-painted aluminum wheels

Ford F-150 XL vs. XLT: Power and Performance

Because these two pickups run on the same standard engine, a 3.3L Ti-VCT, they share the same standard ratings of 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. For both, a 4-wheel drive option is available as an upgrade, as well as three alternative engines: 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, or a 395-hp 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine. For the 2020 model year, also keep in mind:

  • The F-150 XLT is the first trim level to offer a 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel V6 engine, which tows up to 11,500 pounds and makes 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque.
  • The best-in-class torque of 470 lb-ft from the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, allows the Ford F-150 maximum towing capacity to reach up to 13,200 pounds.
  • For both the XL and XLT configurations, you can further enhance your Granite City job site with electronic 10-speed automatic transmission with Tow/Haul, Snow/Wet, EcoSelect, and Sport modes 

Find Your Ford F-150 with Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon!

Whether you prefer the Ford F-150 XL or XLT on Granite City roads, the specialists are standing by to walk you through all the specifics. Get in touch with us at Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon, or compare it to the 2020 RAM 1500 to get a closer look at the impressive. Visit our virtual showroom to get the first-hand experience from the comfort of your own home!