In the world of heavy-duty pickup trucks, one model will definitely separate of others, in this case, a new 2020 Ford F-450. This model offers very strong construction and is ideal for towing.
The 2020 Ford F-450 is in the testing stage and some photos with the camouflaged body appear on the web. However, from the images is not too hard to guess the styling changes underneath. Also, the manufacturer from some news will change some parameters under the hood of the upcoming F-450 model.
2020 Ford F-450 Exterior Cues Taken From The F-150 Model
From the spy photos of the upcoming 2020 Ford F-450 truck, we can clearly see that this model will get some design changes. Some cues will be taken from the one of the most popular model last years the F-150. Furthermore, the newest model 2020 Ford F-450 comes with the strong body that is made of aluminum and steel to cut down on weight and gives better performance and fuel rating to this model.
The headlights and grille styling are also changed with this version. The Ford F-450 will be available in a few trims like the predecessors. However, from some rumors, this year model may also get a Raptor version that will be more muscular.
2020 Ford F-450 Interior Changes
The cabin of the upcoming Ford F-450 truck will also get some updates. The manufacturer this time will add more quality materials and also this will vary on trims. The dashboard design will be changed and the cabin will get more space. The newest model 2020 Ford F-450 will be available with few trims XL, XLT, Limited, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum. The base model XL will be this time offered with more features and that’s will include a 4.2 inches screen, powerful AM/FM Stereo/Single-CD/MP3 Player, Steering Wheel-Mounted Cruise Control system, Manual Telescoping/Folding Trailer Tow Mirrors, and Chrome Rear Step Bumper as the Front Bumper.
Furthermore, the XLT trim comes with the attractive offer packages as Value Package, Premium and Off-Road Package. The Off-Road package includes Specifically Tuned Shock Absorbers, Unique FX4 Off-Road Box Decal, Hill Descent Control. Other two gives 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat, Chrome Exhaust Tip, 8″ Center Screen and Fog Lamps. The top trims are models Lariat and King Ranch. These two models will get Automatic High Beam, Lane-Keeping Alert, Blind Spot Information System, Unique Chrome Mirror Caps and a Power Moonroof. Also, the amenities like leather seats with contrast stitching, heated seats, and automated climate control are included in these trims.
The highlights of the company’s offer is a Platinum model. The Platinum trim will include Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Warning, Lane-Keeping Alert, Power Moonroof, Trailer Tow Camera System and Fuel Tank Skid Plates. Also, this trim will be available in many colors like Blue Jeans Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Magma Red Metallic, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat.
2020 Ford F-450 Powertrain Options and Transmission System
The newest Ford F-450 model with the range-topping Platinum trim will get a new 10-speed acceleration transmission. However, this year there are also two engine options. The base engine is a 6.2-liter propane V8 that can deliver 385 HP.
However, with the stronger engine 6.7-liter diesel, this model will provide 450 HP and 935 lb-ft of torque. This means that the 2020 Ford F-450 diesel will get a boost. Also, we can expect better towing with this model. However, the previous one is able to tow up to 27,500 pounds.
2020 Ford F-450 Price and Release Date
The release date and the price at this moment are not available. We must wait a little more to get more official information. However, from some experts’ view, the upcoming 2020 Ford F-450 pickup truck model will cost little more than the current one.
We can expect the price to be around $55.000 for the base model, while the top trim Platinum may start at $76.000. The debut is foreseen for the first quartal of 2020.