2016 Ford F-150 XLT vs Lariat in Edmonton, AB

2016 F-150 XLT VS 2016 F-150  Lariat
$30,949 Starting MSRP $44,799
3.5L Ti-VCT V6 Base Engine 2.7L EcoBoost V6
362 17-Inch Silver-Painted Aluminum Wheels

18-Inch Machined-Aluminum with Silver-Painted Pockets

Single-Zone Manual Air Conditioning Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic


When shopping for a new pickup truck, you want to be sure you are investing in the model that best meets your needs and desires. Most truck models are available with a variety of options, including different trim levels, cab configurations, and engine types. In order to help car shoppers become more informed about the different choices, our team at Sherwood Ford has put together a detailed comparison between the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT vs Lariat in Edmonton, AB.

The F-150 XLT is equipped with a standard 3.5-litre Ti-VCT V6 engine that can deliver 282 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque, but shoppers can choose to upgrade to a 2.7-litre EcoBoost V6, 5.0-litre T-VCT V8, or 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine. The F-150 Lariat, on the other hand, comes with a 2.7-litre EcoBoost V6 engine equipped with Auto Start/Stop that can produce 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque, but shoppers can opt for the larger V6 or the 5.0-litre V8 engine. Both the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT and Lariat come standard with electronic six-speed transmission and 4x2 drivetrain, though buyers can upgrade to 4x4 if so desired. The XLT model comes in three different cab styles—Regular Cab, SuperCab, and SuperCrew—while the Lariat model only comes in SuperCab and SuperCrew. Both models offer 5 ½, 6 ½, and 8-foot boxes, so buyers can decide how much space they require.

Get behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT and Lariat in Edmonton, AB

In addition to the differences and similarities in performance, you may be curious to learn how the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT and Lariat compare in terms of design and features before you get behind the wheel in Edmonton, AB. On the outside, both models feature chrome front and rear bumpers, Daytime Running Lamps, halogen headlamps, and fog lamps. The F-150 XLT runs on 17-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels, while the F-150 Lariat is equipped with 18-inch machined-aluminum wheels with silver-painted pockets. The Lariat model also comes with heated, power folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals.

On the inside, the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT and Lariat models offer quite a few of the same elements, such as MyKey, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 12-volt powerpoint, and more. As the more advanced model, the F-150 Lariat comes with additional features, including a larger 8-inch productivity screen, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, Reverse Sensing System, SYNC 3, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, and heated and cooled front seats, among others.

If you would like to get behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT or Lariat in Edmonton, AB, you can schedule a test drive a Sherwood Ford.