Difference Between the 2019 Ford F-550 XL vs. XLT

2019 Ford F-550 XL vs. XLT

Within the Ford Super Duty family, the 2019 F-550 is the ultimate workhorse. Providing incredible capability and extremely durable build quality, the F-550 is ready to work day in and day out. If you’re keen to learn more, see how two of the most popular trims compare in our 2019 Ford F-550 XL vs. XLT breakdown below. Our Sutton Ford Commercial and Fleet dealership of Matteson, IL, has a diverse range of F-550 models available in our inventory , with money-saving special offers to match! Scroll through to see our current selection, then give us a call at (708) 720-8350 or send us a message for your next steps.

MSRP Comparison

Both reasonably priced, the XL and XLT offer great overall value. See the respective pricing of each model below.

F-550 XL

F-550 XL

Starting at $39,135 MSRP

F-550 XLT

F-550 XLT

Starting at $42,500 MSRP

Differences in Performance Specs

Two engines are offered for both trims: a 6.8L V10, which is standard, and a 6.7L diesel V8, available as an option. Specs for each engine can be found in the following list:

6.8L 3-valve SOHC EFI V10 engine

6.8L 3-valve SOHC EFI V10 engine

  • 288 HP
  • 424 lb.-ft. of torque
  • TorqShift® SelectShift 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard on: XL & XLT
6.7L Power Stroke®V8 Turbo Diesel engine

6.7L Power Stroke®V8 Turbo Diesel engine

  • 330 HP
  • 750 lb.-ft. of torque
  • TorqShift® SelectShift 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Available on: XL & XLT

Interior & Design Differences

While the XL and XLT both provide dependable performance, they vary significantly when it comes to available interior and exterior features. Look below for a comparison of each trim’s design differences:

XL

  • Heavy-duty vinyl-trimmed seating
  • 40/20/40 split front seat with 2-way manual seat adjust, driver’s side manual lumbar, and folding armrest with cupholders and storage
  • 60/40 split flip-up rear seat
  • Black vinyl flooring
  • Fixed rear window
  • Single-zone manual climate control
  • Black door handles
  • Black mirror caps
  • Black-painted grille
  • Black-painted steel front bumper
  • Manually telescoping trailer tow mirrors with 2-way fold, and manual glass

XLT

  • Cloth-trimmed seating
  • 40/20/40 split front seat, center under-seat lockable storage with 12V powerpoint, and folding armrest with cupholders and storage
  • Rear under-seat fold-flat storage, lockable and partitionable
  • Rear under-seat storage
  • Chrome front bumper
  • Chrome grille
  • Manually telescoping trailer tow mirrors with 2-way fold, power/heated glass, heated manual spotter mirrors, and integrated clearance lamps and turn signal indicators
  • Privacy glass on rear doors and rear window

Safety & Technology Features Differences

Like the interior design specs above, the safety and tech options of the XL and XLT aim to suite separate needs. See how each model is equipped in the following list:

XL

  • AM/FM stereo
  • 2.3-in. productivity screen in instrument cluster

XLT

  • SYNC® infotainment system with 4.2-in display and voice recognition
  • AM/FM stereo with MP3 capability
  • 4.2-in. LCD productivity screen in instrument cluster
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • SecuriLock®
  • Inclination and intrusion sensors
  • MyKey®

2019 Ford F-550 XL vs. XLT

If you’ve decided which trim level is right for you, then head to our Matteson, IL, dealership inventory and offers pages to select your preferred model. If you have any questions, please reach out to a Sutton Ford Commercial and Fleet team member at (708) 720-8350 or online .

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