You didn't test drive one before you ordered? I don't think I would order a truck without sitting in one at least similar to what I'm getting prior to having one ordered.
This is my first Ford after owning numerous GM trucks during my adult life including a Denali XL. I found the leather buckets in my Lariat to be as nice or nicer than any of my previous trucks.
2012 Lariat screw 6.5' bed, Eco, Bilstein 5100s, GY Duratrac 285 60 20, 20x9 Black Rhino Serengetis, HD heads and tails, wheelhouse liners, Access Lorado tonneau (Sold)