Used Ford F-150 Buyer's Guide

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The Ford F-150 is one of the best-selling trucks ever made and has consistently ranked as one of the most popular trucks for decades. As such, we are proud to offer one of the largest inventories of used Ford F-150 trucks for sale, spanning a wide range of generations, body styles, colors, and more. Click below to shop our current inventory of used Ford F-150 trucks for sale and learn more about the history of this iconic truck.



Ford F-150 Generations

The Ford F-Series was first introduced in the 1940s and has seen significant changes over the last 70+ years. There have since been fourteen distinct generations of Ford F-Series, each better than the previous. Below we've highlighted some of the most popular generations of Ford F-150, which you can shop for right here at AutoNation USA!

11th Generation F-150 (2004-2008)

2004 was the start of the eleventh generation of the Ford F-150, bringing a significant redesign and an all-new chassis. Improved suspension geometry resulted in a smoother ride, and a new 4WD system was introduced, too. The 11th generation was also the first time every F-150 came with four doors, including standard and SuperCrew cabs.


12th Generation F-150 (2009-2014)

Moving forward to 2009, Ford returned to the standard door count for its standard and SuperCrew cabs, equipping two and four doors, respectively. Like previous generations, this received a sharp new exterior look and interior updates. The 12th generation also marked the first time a Ford F-150 would be offered with a Ford EcoBoost engine, this time a powerful twin-turbo V6. This body style would continue through 2014, and you still see many on the road today.


13th Generation F-150 (2015-2020)

Although extensive, the following generation updates didn't do as much to the exterior looks as it did the composition of the F-150. To help cut weight and increase fuel economy, the exterior bodywork was changed from steel to aluminum, saving nearly 1000lbs over its predecessor. A smaller EcoBoost was introduced, alongside a new 10-speed automatic, all in the name of increased efficiency.


14th Generation F-150 (2021-Present)

One of the most recent updates to the Ford F-150 came in the 2021 model year, adding new powertrain options and dropping the inefficient 6-speed automatic transmissions, opting for the better-equipped 10-speeds as standard. A hybrid-electric called the PowerBoost marked the intro of the first hybrid drivetrain in an F-150, and the F-150 Lightning returned as a fully-electric vehicle, Ford's first mass-produced BEV truck.


Ford F-150 Trim Levels

In addition to over fourteen generations of the Ford F-Series, the Ford F-150 has seen various available trim levels over the years. From entry-level options to fully-loaded luxury offerings, we've picked a few of the most popular trim levels. Learn more below, then shop by trim level for your perfect used Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 XL

The F-150 XL is the entry-level trim and is often the most affordable version. These are most often equipped with V6 engines, but V8 options are available, too. On 2017 and newer model years, you can still expect features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but consider XLT and higher trims for more convenience options.



Ford F-150 XLT

The F-150 XLT is the next step up from the base XL trim and offers some more features as standard. These usually include front bucket seats, upgraded wheels and tires, chrome bumpers, and enhanced safety features. The XLT is a great option for increased comfort and style while still keeping costs down.



Ford F-150 Lariat

The Ford F-150 Lariat is one of the higher trims available and often features a suite of both tech and comfort features over the XLT. Expect to find options like premium audio, leather seating, dual-zone climate control, larger infotainment screens, and more.



Ford F-150 King Ranch

The Ford F-150 King Ranch offers a nice in-between for those seeking comfort and aesthetics at a slightly more affordable price than the Platinum or Limited. These are often equipped with a powerful V8 engine, exclusive King Ranch leather seats (with heating and ventilation), leather steering wheel, premium audio, and trim-specific styling and badging.



Ford F-150 Platinum

The Ford F-150 Platinum is the next step up from the King Ranch. In addition to the V8 engine and larger 20-inch wheels on newer models, the Platinum often comes with top-of-the-line safety features and a full suite of driver comfort and entertainment options as standard.



Ford F-150 Limited

The Ford F-150 Limited is the ultimate option for those seeking style, comfort, and more power. These have recently been equipped with twin-turbocharged engines, 20" wheels and tires, enhanced safety features like blind-spot monitoring, and additional body accents to denote the higher trim.



Ford F-150 Raptor

The Ford F-150 Raptor has become one of the hottest trucks on the market and is the high-performance trim level. This version features a powerful V8 or twin-turbo V6 (depending on the year), performance suspension, larger off-road tires, and exclusive badging. Early models were available in Crew and SuperCrew variants, while newer models are exclusively SuperCrew.



Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson

The Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson is the ultimate truck for motorcycle enthusiasts. This special edition features exclusive Harley-Davidson badging, a powerful V8 or V6 turbo engine, signature Harley-Davidson wheels, upgraded suspension, and much more.



Ford F-150 FX4

The Ford F-150 FX4 is a popular off-road package available on XL, XLT, LARIAT, King Ranch, and Platinum trim levels. Recent versions of this package include locking rear axles, floor liners, off-road suspension, skid plates, and more.



Used Ford F-150 for Sale at AutoNation USA

The Ford F-150 remains one of the most popular trucks on the market and is now available for sale at AutoNation USA. Whether you're looking for a reliable work truck like the Ford F-150 XL, or a luxurious Ford F-150 Platinum, we are sure to have the perfect F-150 for you! Click the button below to find your closest AutoNation USA and experience a used Ford F-150 truck today!




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