2018 Ford Raptor Changes: New Colors, New Tailgate, and Price Increases (Report)

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2018 Ford Raptor

The latest report suggests that the 2018 Ford Raptor will get a new tailgate design with the stamped “F-150”. This tailgate design also appears on the entire 2018 F-150 lineup later this calendar year.

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2018 Ford F-150 tailgate

The Raptor will continue with the same front-end design as the 2017 model. The Raptor will not get the updated grille and headlights that will be used across the rest of the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup. Also, the high output 3.5L EcoBoost V6 is still the only engine option, and the power rating is still 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque.

2018 Ford Raptor Changes

Are there any other changes for the 2018 model year Raptor? Yes. The next year brings some additional color options and slightly increased prices. The screenshots you see below were published on Town & Country TV channel.

(All 2018 model year information comes from the guide published by Town & Country TV.)

2017 Ford Raptor Super Crew starts at $52,250. The 2018 Raptor crew is listed at $52,770, which represents a $520 base price increase. The luxurious Raptor 802A package is listed at $9,345 for 2017. The 802A price for 2018 is $9,770, which is a $425 increase. The final MSRP for a fully optioned 2018 Ford Raptor crew will reach $72,855.

Another totable change is that the B&O Premium Audio system replaces the Sony Audio System for 2018.

The new F-150 color options are listed as: Guard, Magma Red, Stone Grey, and Lead Foot. The F-150 colors that are being deleted are: Avalanche, Bronze Fire, Caribou, and Lithium Grey.

How efficient is the new Ford Raptor when towing? Check out our 100-mile towing MPG loop.

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