2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch vs Platinum vs Limited

2019 Ford F-150 hauling machinery

If you’re looking for an F-150 that blends remarkable power and capability with a feature-packed interior, the King Ranch, Platinum and Limited trim levels are a great place to start looking. As we move up the trim hierarchy, each model builds off the last, gaining more in power, tech and luxury than the one before. Read on to see which of these three models provides the best fit for you in this trim level comparison.

Both the King Ranch and the Platinum come standard with a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine good for 395 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. Once you hit the Limited, Ford swaps the V8 for a 3.5-liter Twin-Turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 capable of producing up to 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque.

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2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch  2019 Ford F-150 Platinum  2019 Ford F-150 Limited
$52,390 $54,920
5.0L Ti-VCT V8  5.0L Ti-VCT V8  High-Output 3.5L V6 EcoBoost 
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats  Heated/Ventilated Front Seats + Heated Rear Seats  Heated/Ventilated Front Seats + Heated Rear Seats 

18-Inch Machined 

Aluminum Wheels 

20-Inch Polished Aluminum Wheels  22-Inch Polished Aluminum Wheels 

What are the differences between the 2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch, Platinum and Limited?

Between the King Ranch, Platinum and Limited, all three models get a hefty interior feature package with luxurious and high-tech highlights. Some impressive features found on the upscale trio include:

  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 8-inch instrument cluster display
  • 10-speaker B&O™ Sound System
  • SYNC® Connect with Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Genuine wood interior trim accents

Platinum and Limited models take a step up from the King Ranch in luxe seating, adding multi-contour leather upholstery and heated rear seats.

In terms of driver-assistance features, we see a lot of growth moving up the F-150 trim structure. Between the King Ranch, Platinum and Limited, each model gets rain-sensing windshield wipers and a Reverse Sensing System. The Platinum and Limited both also get a Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage and Cross-Traffic Alert. The Limited then takes the leap to a brimming active safety package, adding a 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display, Active Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, a Lane-Keeping System and Pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection.


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2019 Ford F-150 SYNC 3 Infotainment System and center console
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