|2016 F-150 Platinum||vs||2015 F-150 Limited|
|5.0L Ti-VCT V8||Base Engine||3.5 EcoBoost V6|
The Ford F-150 is available in six different models, each of which offers a unique set of equipment and features to appeal to a variety of truck shoppers. It is crucial to be well-informed about your options before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision, which is why our team at Sherwood Ford has put together a detailed comparison between the 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum vs Limited models.
The F-150 Platinum is equipped with a 5.0-litre Ti-VCT V8 engine, but drivers can opt for the 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine, which comes standard in the F-150 Limited model. Both grades are equipped with Electronic six-speed automatic transmission with Tow/Haul and Sport Mode as well as trailer sway control and a standard 4x4 drivetrain. The Platinum trim runs on 20-inch polished aluminum wheels, while the Limited trim runs on larger 22-inch polished aluminum wheels. The 2016 F-150 Platinum and Limited each offer unique front grille designs. The F-150 Platinum has a satin finish surround, satin finish mesh insert, and three bar style with chrome accent. The F-150 Limited, on the other hand, has a chrome surround, black mesh insert, and satin bar style.
Both the 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum and Limited come in the SuperCrew cab style, which offers comfortable seating for up to six passengers. Both also come standard with 5 ½-foot box styles, although the Platinum trim offers the optional 6 ½-foot box. BoxLink, a feature that comes with both of these F-150 models, acts as an interface for a wide array of accessories, which gives drivers more options for their truck. In terms of exterior design elements, both the Platinum and Limited models come with chrome front bumpers and body-colour rear bumpers as well as Quad Beam LED Headlamps and LED Taillamps.
On the inside, the 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum and Limited offer several similar elements, such as Dual-zone Electronic Climate Control, MyKey, SYNC 3 with AppLink, Remote Keyless Entry System, and Remote Start System. Both models also come with a heated, black leather-wrapped steering wheel as well as heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats. The Limited model comes standard with adaptive cruise control, collision warning with brake support, a moonroof, and a 360 camera—features that are only optional in the F-150 Platinum.
If you are interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum and Limited in Edmonton, AB, you can schedule a test drive at Sherwood Ford.