The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT is the base trim level of this model. It starts out at $68,000 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price). Below, we go into extensive detail on this trim level, covering everything from convenience features to trim level design elements. You can find Ford trucks here at Sherwood Ford, located near Edmonton in Sherwood Park, AB.
One convenience feature that we absolutely love in the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT is its Interior Work Surface. What is the Interior Work Surface, you ask? Well, it is basically a fold-away desk for the driver inside the cabin of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT. It makes a useful spot to take your lunch break or do some last-minute paperwork before an appointment.
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has four different drive modes. Drive modes are used to enhance the vehicle’s performance on different surfaces and in different situations, which provide different amounts of traction and stability. In this case, it has modes for Normal, Sport, Tow/Haul, and Off-Road.
A team member here at Sherwood Ford would be able to tell you all of your package and enhancement options. One that we would like to highlight is the available Max Trailer Tow Package. This package is available on the XLT along with the available extended-range battery. Together, they help this model reach its full potential of an available towing rating of up to 10,000 pounds.
Performance features on the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT include an available extended-range battery and 20-inch Dark Carbonized Grey aluminum wheels. These are the same wheels that are on the higher Lariat trim level and the same extended range battery that is standard on the Lariat trim level. In this case, the extended-range battery would be an upgrade.
The standard powertrain of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT comes with a standard-range battery that can travel an EPA-estimated 370 km on a full charge. This model is 100% electric, no matter what trim level you go for. Its electric powertrain is powerful and modern.
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT
An advanced lithium-ion battery pack
Ten total with four in the bed, two in the cab, and four in the front trunk
32-amp Ford Mobile Charger
Up to 10,000 pounds
Targeted 563 hp with extended-range battery
Targeted 775 pound-feet with extended-range battery
20-inch Dark Carbonized Grey aluminum
Two technology features stand out to us on the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT trim level. First, it has enhanced zone lighting. What does that mean? It means that when you approach your vehicle in the dark, it will be able to light up various areas around the truck to help you navigate.
Second, we can’t ignore Pro Power Onboard. Pro Power Onboard is a standard feature on the XLT trim level that provides you with 9.6 kW of power. What can you do with that power? That’s up to you, but we’ve seen it used to power tools and small appliances.
Thie 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning XLT trim level is recognized by its Grey Ion Satin Metallic grille. It has signature front lighting which frames the grille and extended running boards. Inside, the design of the cabin features cloth seating.
The front of the 2022 FordF-150 Lightning XLT is crowned with a Grey Iron Satin Metallic grille and signature front lighting that surrounds the grille. The dark shade of the grille is matched by other exterior accents such as the 20-inch Dark Carbonized Grey Aluminum wheels. The other two trim levels both have unique front grilles, so you can identify a 2022 FordF-150 Lightning model by the front in a pinch. Inside, cloth seating is the standard for this model. Durable and easy to clean, the cloth seats provide a comfortable and stylish place to sit and don’t get as hot or cold as leather seats can.
The 2022 FordF-150 Lightning XLT trim level has a starting price of $68,000. At that price, this model is the least expensive trim level of the 2022 FordF-150 Lightning. The least expensive trim level is also known as the base trim level because it provides the foundation that the other trim levels build off. The other models will offer many of the same features on this page, and sometimes they will offer upgraded or enhanced versions. As a tradeoff, they will cost more. The next highest trim level has an MSRP of $80,000, for example. Thus, the 2022 FordF-150 Lightning XLT trim level is great for your budget.
What are the best features of the 2022 FordF-150 Lightning XLT? We’ve already mentioned many of them elsewhere on this page, but they’re worth reiterating. Plus, having a list of its best features can help you summarize what you’ve learned and consider whether this could be the trim level for you. Without further ado, here are the top ten features of the 2022 FordF-150 Lightning XLT.
Standard 9.6 kW Pro Power Onboard ™
Standard Ford Co-Pilot 360 ™ Assist 2.0
Available extended range battery configuration
An available fold-out Interior Work Surface
A standard 360-degree camera
Available Enhanced Zone Lighting
Available Max Trailer Tow Package
Wireless 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot trial
Available Tailgate Work Surface
A power open and close front trunk