Ford is updating the F-150 pickup, which is bringing the customers and its fans excited. While the 2024 model will be largely identical to the model of 2023 it will be equipped with some adjustments. According to the spy images that show an unmasked F-150 that was revealed, the majority of modifications will be cosmetic and will be based on the trim and package. HotCars photographer Brian Williams gave us some new images that show the 2024 Ford F-150 STX testing around the city before Ford’s official reveal.
The people at Ford are at work on the finalization of the most-sold Ford model – the F-150. In December 2022, observant people saw the pickup truck cruising the streets. A few of these trucks are with camouflage coverings, to disguise particular exterior features and elements. In addition, spy photos showed F-150s basking in beauty without camouflage. It indicates that the matter has been finally settled on that particular design or style.
The most recent spy photos that HotCars have gathered show intriguing aspects of Ford’s latest version of the 2024 Ford F-150 STX. It is important to note that the STX isn’t among the trim levels offered by this pickup. It’s an aesthetic package that, in the 2023 model year is offered to those who choose the F-150 XL Trim. It’s safe to say it is likely that STX will remain available. STX package will remain only for those who purchase the standard XL trim. Ford might be working on more design options for the 2024 Ford F-150 STX however it is not certain until Ford finally unveils the updated pickup vehicle in September during the 2023 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2024 Ford F-150 STX Changes
Thankfully this F-150 seen in action has a black finish on its paint. The color scheme lets viewers appreciate the more intricate features of the exterior that make up this 2024 Ford F-150 STX. The F-150 is certainly an STX with the logo on the fender essentially pointing to its distinctive look. Like the previous spy shots, the F-150 will arrive in 2024 with a fresh grille, new headlights, and a new fascia. The headlights now align exactly with the grille, whose appearance will vary based on trim level and the package. For this model of the F-150, the thick plastic/metal enclosure surrounds the grille as well as the headlights, making them appear to be one.
The front part of the 2024 Ford F-150 STX is more symmetrical compared to the previous model. In addition, spy shots show modifications in the rear of the truck including the rear bumper, taillights, and tailgate. The tailgate is likely to be offered with an option of a multi-feature. While spy shots were unable to reveal what’s inside of the 2024 F-150 its cabin, it could be updated to include upgrades to the center as well as the gauge cluster.
Car enthusiasts are thrilled by the engine that’s in 2024’s Ford F-150. Many of them are waiting for the popular five-liter V8 engine, dubbed affectionately as”the “Coyote,” to make its return. The recent surge in popularity thanks to a new supercharger as well as competitors from other carmakers, such as GM increasing its V8 offerings, indicates that the demand for this monster engine won’t be going away anytime soon.
It’s not the only option available, however. We’re also expecting to see Ford’s adored EcoBoost or hybrid engine come back. However, here’s the point where things get a bit sour there’s a whisper in the air that Ford could be developing an energy-efficient and smaller hybrid engine. There’s talk of possible changes from the current 3.5-liter version of the 2021 F-150 hybrid to a lighter and more efficient 2.7-liter version. If the rumors prove true it could result in substantial improvements in fuel efficiency which would make 2024 Ford F-150 STX the ideal choice for eco-conscious drivers.
Payload and Towing Capacity
Ford has always been ahead of the pack in payload capacity and towing capacity and towing capacity, and the 2024 F-150 is expected to keep this tradition. However, since the current models are already able to offer exceptional capabilities, it raises the concern if the F-150 is at its peak in this field.
Ford figures are impressive in terms of payload as well as capacity for towing. They don’t typically rise significantly every year because of the limitations of physical the design of trucks. However, with the brand new Super Duty pushing boundaries, there’s a chance that 2024 Ford F-150 STX may surprise us. If it doesn’t, Ford’s basic policy is that If you have to haul over 14,000lbs or carry more than 3,000 pounds then Ford’s Super Duty is the top option.
However, as technology in the truck industry improves automakers continue to push the boundaries and experiment with new ways to improve load-bearing capacity and towing capacities while maintaining safety and efficiency. Ford’s track record of innovation, 2024’s F-150 could be the first to set new standards in this respect.
The much-anticipated 2024 Ford F-150 STX is anticipated to wow with the most cutting-edge technology. This is what to anticipate:
- An upcoming addition could be an upcoming horizontal 15.5-inch center screen that is modeled after the screen found in the fantastic electric Ford Mustang Mach-E. This is a huge change from the present horizontal screens that range between 8.0 as well as 12 inches. If this happens it will improve access and connectivity for users and make the F-150 an absolute car technology pioneer.
- An array of controls could be added to the same enclosure as the screen. The buttons can be used to control traction and camera settings, bringing convenience and utility to the interior of the F150.
- The 2024 F-150 is expected to come with the most recent version of Ford’s famed Sync Infotainment System. This new system is likely to feature high-resolution graphics a user-friendly interface, and numerous features that will provide a fun and integrated driving experience.
Safety is the top priority for all vehicles, and the latest F-150 is believed to include an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). The system could come with features such as driver-assist features, adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assistance, and automated emergency braking that will increase safety and provide peace of mind while on the roadway.
2024 Ford F-150 STX Release Date & Price
The people at Ford are working on finalizing the most-sold Ford model – the F-150. In December 2022, observant people saw the pickup truck cruising the streets. A few of these trucks are covered in camouflage to hide particular exterior features and elements. In addition, spy photos showed F-150s in full in their glory, without camouflage. It indicates that the matter has been finally settled for the particular design or style.
It’s safe to say it is likely that STX will remain available. STX package will be offered only in only the basic XL trim. Ford may be working on additional design options for the 2024 Ford F-150 STX however there is no guarantee until Ford finally unveils the updated pickup vehicle in September during the 2023 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
In the latest news release, Ford slashed the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of the basic model – the F-150 Lightning Pro – by $9,979. The MSRP has dropped from $59,974 down to $49,995. Not all trims receive identical cut-price treatments with the Pro trim getting the biggest price cut. It’s interesting to note that an F-150 Lightning Pro costs just 39,974 when it first goes on sale.
For example, Ford cut the MSRP of the XLT 311A trim by $9,479, from $64,474 up to $54,995, as well as that of the XLT 312A by $8,479, from $68,474 to $59.995. Its Extended Range version of the XLT 312A gets a higher price reduction ($8,879) which brings the price from $78,874 down to $69,995. It’s got similar MSRPs to that of it does for the Lariat 510A trim, which is reduced by $7,979. (from $76,974).
The F-150 Lightning Lariat Extended Range has a price cut of $8,479 with the original MSRP falling from $85,974 down to $77,495. It is interesting to note that the trim with the highest price which is Platinum Extended Platinum Extended – has the lowest price reduction at $6,079. So, starting at $98,074 it’s now $98,074. Platinum Extended Range now has an MSRP of $91,995. On average, prices of the entire range of F-150 Lightning models decreased by about $8,000.