What are the signs of a successful truck? One clear indicator is a climbing price to high demand vehicles. This is the case for the 2018 Ford Raptor and the luxurious Ford F-150 Limited. A recent report by CarsDirect indicates that starting prices for these high-end trucks is now $1,090 higher than the same time period last year.
What does it all mean? The 2018 Raptor crew cab is now starting at over $55,000. A fully optioned Raptor will still set you back around $72,000. This truck comes with Ford’s high-output 3.5L twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 with 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque.
The starting prices you see below are directly from the Ford.com website.
If you want ultimate luxury in a Ford truck, then a 2018 Ford F150 crew cab 4×4 Limited starts at over $66,000. If you choose most options, then the price of an F-150 Limited will climb just above $70,000. The Limited is quipped with a 3.5L twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 with a rating of 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. Nearly all Ford F-150 configurations are now available with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Only the base non-turbo V6 still offers a 6-speed automatic.
Here is the Ford Raptor going up Cliffhanger 2.0, along with the Chevy Colorado ZR2 and the Ram Power Wagon.