Ford F-150 Tailgate Accessories
Whether you’re loading your 2018 Ford F-150 with cargo or bringing it to a summer gathering, its tailgate is an essential tool for work and play. In addition to its many standard and available features, the F-150’s tailgate can also be augmented with a variety of practical and decorative accessories. Best of all, at Lakewood Ford in Lakewood, WA, you can accessorize your new F-150’s tailgate with everything you want when you purchase the vehicle, instead of waiting until later.
Available tailgate features
When equipped with the available remote tailgate release, the Ford F-150’s tailgate can be locked, unlocked, and lowered with an inside switch or your key fob. The F-150 also offers an integrated tailgate step with lift assist, a grab bar, and deployable steps, making it easier than ever to climb in and out of the cargo box. There’s also available LED cargo box lighting — a helpful feature for extending your work hours or for tailgating after dark.
In addition to these practical features, the Ford F-150’s tailgate also features a new design with robust stamped “F-150” lettering. Meanwhile, the King Ranch®, Platinum, Limited, and Raptor trims include satin-aluminum or magnetic-painted tailgate appliqués as available package features. You can also customize the F-150’s tailgate with a black, body-color, chrome, or satin-aluminum handle, depending on the package and trim level you choose.
To further customize your 2018 Ford F-150’s tailgate, Ford offers a variety of accessories. You can have a tailgate lock and seal installed to provide greater security for the cargo bed’s contents. Ford also offers a viscous dampening cartridge accessory that regulates the tailgate’s operation so it opens safely and lands softly each time. Also available are stowable load ramps that connect to the tailgate to make loading and unloading cargo simpler — and easier on your truck. In addition to these tailgate add-ons, Ford offers many other accessories to further customize your F-150’s cargo bed.
Ford also provides accessories to customize the look of your tailgate. These include chrome latch trim, chrome and black platinum tailgate lettering, and stainless-steel trim and accents. You can also add custom two-tone stripe kits in a variety of colors.
If you’re in the market for a 2018 Ford F-150, come visit us at Lakewood Ford and we’ll be happy to answer all your questions about its accessories and more.