The standard features of a F-350 XL include a 6.2-liter SOHC two-valve Flex Fuel V8 engine, air conditioning, front vinyl seats and front manual lumber support. It also comes standard with a black bar-style grille, dual-beam halogen headlamps and tie-down hooks.
The F-350 XL's engine is rated best-in-class and pushes 385 horsepower. The V8's single-overhead-cam design and dual-equal variable cam timing are advanced features that help optimize power through the entire power range. The F-350 XL transmission is an automatic Ford six-speed TorqShift SelectShift, engineered for high torque performance and dependability.
The Safety Canopy System, standard in all F-350 XL models, makes use of roll-fold side-curtain airbags. It also contains a Super Duty Chassis Cab with state-of-the-art roll-fold technology. Every F-350 XL has six standard airbags. To help maintain trailer control, there is also trailer sway control standard in every vehicle. Trailer sway control utilizes selective braking and adjusted engine power to provide noticeable stability and control.
A dash-top tray, dome lamp, black vinyl floor covering and an instrument cluster also come standard in the F-350 XL. The instrument cluster contains a multifunction message center. Other standard features of the F-350 XL include a black vinyl steering wheel, sun visors and windshield wipers.