2024 Ford F-150 Overview: Costs, Specs, and Photographs – EAST AUTO NEWS

2024 Ford F-150 Overview: Costs, Specs, and Photographs

The F-150 is a full-size pickup truck that battles the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, Ram 1500, and Toyota Tundra.

The 2024 Ford F-150 is among the most succesful vehicles on the highway at present with what is likely to be probably the most various lineup within the business. From fundamental work truck to luxurious truck or off-road desert runner, there’s an F-150 for any and each family pending storage house and finances. The F-150 is already TCC’s highest-rated gas-powered pickup truck, and the most recent options or improved gasoline financial system rankings might push its rating even greater this 12 months. (Learn extra about how we price automobiles.)

A good quantity. The 2024 F-150 brings a light refresh to the automaker’s bestseller with a revised design, extra normal content material, a extra highly effective base engine, and new tips to make life simpler. The Raptor R mannequin will get extra energy, too. 

Ford nonetheless provides the F-150 as an everyday, prolonged, or crew cab with 5.5-, 6.5-, or 8-foot mattress choices. It’s like Baskin Robbins, simply select your taste (and on this case, your use case). The trim vary now consists of XL, XLT, Lariat, Tremor, King Ranch, Platinum, Platinum Plus, Raptor, and Raptor R. The Restricted mannequin has been outdated by the brand new Platinum Plus.

The F-150’s aluminum physique and high-strength metal body haven’t modified, however new headlights, taillights, and grilles present a profound visible change. The complete-width grille makes the truck appear extra substantial and wider. A number of the up to date wheel designs are extra intricate, and Ford took notes from Ram and targeted on the detailing work with textured finishes within the grilles. The F-150 nonetheless feels extra approachable and fewer intimidating from the skin than the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, but it surely’s not as glossy because the Ram. 

Inside, some supplies, particularly on the Platinum and Platinum Plus fashions, have been upgraded with actual wooden and metallic bits which are heat, or chilly, to the contact. Quilted leather-based seats which are heated, cooled, massaging, and might even lie flat up entrance or fold upright in again, can be found. Each F-150 goes absolutely digital with a 12.0-inch digital gauge cluster and 12.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Actual buttons and knobs are retained for the audio, local weather management, and towing controls, together with the drive methods.

2024 Ford F-150 powertrain, towing, and suspension specs

Base fashions are actually powered by a 2.7-liter turbo-6 that’s anticipated to be rated at about 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. It’s been a clean, and powerful engine with loads of energy in reserve. The venerable 5.0-liter V-8 returns with 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque, as does the three.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 with 400 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, however the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 hybrid powertrain makes headlines once more. Launched in 2021 as a premium providing, Ford minimize the worth for 2024 to make the hybrid and non-hybrid twin-turbo V-6 powertrain price the identical on XLT and above fashions. The hybrid is rated at 430 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque.

Raptors examine in with a 3.5-liter V-6 rated at 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque. The Raptor R’s 5.2-liter supercharged V-8 can have extra energy than the 700 hp and 640 lb-ft of torque it had final 12 months, however Ford isn’t saying how rather more, except for it’ll be greater than the Ram TRX’s 702 hp.

Each F-150 includes a 10-speed computerized transmission and rear-wheel drive is normal whereas four-wheel drive is offered with a 2-speed switch case. Sure configurations characteristic a rear locking differential and a entrance Torsen limited-slip differential may be optioned as nicely.

Gasoline financial system rankings haven’t been launched, however anticipate the numbers to largely carry over from final 12 months with most vehicles averaging 19 to 21 mpg mixed.

Max payload rankings examine in 2,455 kilos and Ford says in the best configuration the F-150 can tow as much as 13,500 kilos.

Ford simplified the F-150 ordering course of and construct configurations. In doing so it’s made beforehand optionally available gear normal, together with bigger 36-gallon gasoline tanks (on vehicles massive/lengthy sufficient to deal with them) and a Class IV trailer hitch. The emergency chain hookups are nonetheless tucked below the bumper, making them onerous to succeed in, in contrast to what’s on the electrical F-150 Lighting.

Most F-150s proceed to run rear leaf spring packs within the title of payload and towing numbers, however Raptors characteristic a five-link rear suspension system with Fox Stay Valve shocks that includes distant reservoirs. Newly accessible shocks characteristic each lively rebound and compression for even higher physique management. In easy phrases, it’s a suspension designed to take a pounding whereas blasting by means of the desert or leaping over sand dunes. All F-150s ought to proceed to characteristic a nice journey with Tremors and Raptors being probably the most snug due to their off-road suspension and tires. 

2024 Ford F-150 cabs and beds

Each F-150 is snug and helpful, however the crew-cab, short-bed configuration is the preferred. The beds all characteristic indentations within the sides to permit 2x6s to slip in and create dividers. There are tie downs in every single place; sliding rails, dividers, lights, and extra may be optioned. New for 2024 is a storage cubby in the best mattress aspect, and vehicles with out onboard turbines and retailers within the mattress characteristic a second cubby on the driver-side mattress wall.

A brand new dual-action tailgate with a swinging door throughout the tailgate may be optioned on Lariat and Tremor fashions, whereas normal on King Ranch, Platinum, and Platinum Plus vehicles. It may well swing open at 30-, 70-, or 100- diploma intervals with detents to carry it within the place and forestall contact with a trailer. This eliminates the 2-foot attain over the mattress, and with a tonneau cowl, basically turns the mattress into an enormous trunk. The brand new tailgate, dubbed Professional Entry Tailgate, isn’t the primary of its form, but it surely’s higher carried out than Ram’s break up tailgate. It additionally eliminates the drawbacks of GM’s multifunction tailgate, which might’t be dropped down absolutely when hooked to a trailer.

Prolonged cab fashions will match folks within the rear seat, however crew cab fashions are the place it’s at for highway journeys. Nobody will complain about house within the rear of a F-150 crew cab mannequin. The rear seat backside folds as much as present a flat ground for cargo within the again, and a pop-up cargo container may be optioned for below the rear seat backside. Ford’s expanded the provision of the lie-flat entrance seats to Lariat and above trim ranges, which can make napping at hockey follow an possibility for extra house owners.

Traditionally the F-150 checked in with good crash-test outcomes, and we don’t anticipate that to vary for 2024. Automated emergency braking, lively lane management, and blind-spot displays are normal. Dozens of different security options can be found, together with Ford’s BlueCruise 1.2 hands-free driver help {hardware}, which requires a subscription.

How a lot does the 2024 Ford F-150 price?

The F-150 prices $38,565, together with a $1,995 obligatory vacation spot price, however that’s a piece truck that the majority customers received’t purchase. Name it the fleet particular.

An optioned XLT goes to in all probability run about $60,000, whereas leather-lined Platinum Plus fashions checking in round $90,000. We’ve all the time been suckers for the mid-range XLT and Lariat fashions for his or her worth and the choices unlocked by these trims.

On the prime of the F-150 meals chain sits the Raptor R at $111,550. It’ll drink fuel, climb over and blast by means of something, and be extraordinarily snug whereas doing all of it. 

The place is the 2024 Ford F-150 made?

The usA. Particularly in Dearborn, Michigan or Kansas Metropolis, Missouri.

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