The 2020 Ford F-450 is a versatile and extremely reliable pickup truck. Ford’s Super Duty lineup is coming with further upgrades and F-450 will be no different. In order to stay competitive, Blue Oval will provide visible upgrades. Whatsoever, new F-450 pickup will look closer to the F-150 light-duty model.
Something both Dodge Ram and General Motors are already deploying to its heavy-duty lineup. Most of the changes are not visible, but first spy shots are available. Furthermore, mechanical changes are possible for the next model. That includes both the new engine and new transmission. From the inside, the 2020 F-450 will gain minor updates.
2020 Ford F-450 Redesign
Whole Super Duty lineup will look to replicate F-150’s design. The goal is to deliver an attractive pickup truck and Ford is making it happen. The 2020 Ford F-450 was spotted on the road testing. First spy shots are the proof of the latest speculations. F-450 will get a facelift. On the other hand, a number of changes are still far from a “so-called” redesign.
Knowing that Blue Oval will opt for the more open grille with large Ford’s badge in the middle. New LED headlights are available as well. At the back, taillights are looking more sculpted and are providing more modern appearance. F-450 will arrive in numerous trim levels and body styles, as always before. The specific trim level will largely determine the look of the vehicle and its level of luxury. According to the latest spy photos, dimensions will remain.
Interior Offers Great Comfort
The upcoming 2020 Ford F-450 pickup comes with great interior design. The cabin offers great comfort and it looks modern. However, new spy photos are not showing any interior changes. On the other hand, upgrades will surely happen. At least in the technology department.
That includes the update of the infotainment system and probably Co-Pilot 360 safety system. Interior layout and overall cabin design will surely remain. Upper trims are available with standard leather upholstery and further premium features and amenities.]
2020 Ford F-450 Powertrain
This is perhaps the most interesting part. According to latest rumors, the 2020 Ford F-450 could arrive with an all-new powertrain. But first, a 6.2-liter Hemi V8 will remain standard engine option.
This unit is delivering 385 horses and 430 lb-ft of torque. Optionally, you can opt for the 6.7-liter Power Stroke. The diesel engine is rated at 450 HP and 930 lb-ft of torque. However, a standard V8 engine could be replaced with a new 7.0-liter V8.
This unit will produce slightly less power but it will be more fuel efficient. Besides the new engine, a new 10-speed automatic transmission is rumored as well.
Price and Release Date
Exact pricing details are not available yet. However, Blue Oval automaker will surely keep the existing price. That means the forthcoming 2020 Ford F-450 will start at $46,000.
If you are looking for a luxurious workhorse, the Platinum model is priced at over $70,000. This Super Duty pickup truck will hit the dealerships in the second half of 2020.