Finally, the redesigned version of the 2022 Ford F-450 workhorse is about to arrive with significant upgrades. The latest reports reveal that Ford will refresh all next-gen Super Duty lineup. If you didn’t know, the F-450 truck is the most robust truck on the market, featuring a very potent engines.
Generally, its diesel engine is one of the most reliable powertrains in the segment, delivering astonishing output and 1,050 lb-ft of twisting power. Long story short, the next generation will arrive with plenty of visual upgrades, and even the interior will be offered with more premium materials and techs. According to Ford, sales of this truck will start in the second half of 2021, with a slight price increase.
2022 Ford F-450 Mild Redesign
The refreshed 2022 Ford F-450 will keep the same robust design as its predecessor, with some additional upscale exterior elements. Moreover, the most visual changes are happening on the front of this truck. F-450 comes with a more aggressive design, thanks primarily to a sharply cut grille, slimmer LED headlights and more pronounced flared fenders. Other exterior details include a tailgate step, power-retractable running boards, storable loading ramps, and a remote-operated power-locking tailgate.
However, the platform of the F-450 remains, so the truck’s size is unchanged. This model measures length of 263 in = 6680 mm, width 96 in = 2438 mm, and height of 79.7 in = 2024 (mm).
Interior Equipment and Styling
The forthcoming 2022 Ford F-450 will also get some cabin upgrades, resulting in more premium and standard equipment. Basically, it borrows plenty of techs from the lightweights F-150 model. Thanks to that, the new model comes with plenty of high-tech features and more driver-assistance aids. Interestingly, all models include regular, SuperCab, and crew, are roomy, offering excellent comfort.
Moreover, the Ford F-450 is equipped with larger touchscreen options, new upholstery, and the latest Sync 4 infotainment system that’s for the first time introduced with the Mustang Mach-E model. However, plenty of luxury can be found on the upper trims like heated, cooled, and massaging front seats with 10-way power adjustment.
Engine Specs, Towing Capacity
The new 2022 Ford F-450 will be available with three engines as its predecessor. First of all, the base one uses a 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine producing 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque. The more potent engine comes optionally, and it consists of a proven 7.3-liter gasoline V8 powertrain that makes 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. This unit comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Lastly, the 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel V8 produce 450 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of twisting power. Heavy-duty competitors from Chevrolet, GMC, Nissan, and Ram offers impressive towing ability, but the Ford F-450 is the champ with its maximum 37,000 pounds when equipped appropriately.
2022 Ford F-450 Price and Release Date
The new-generation 2022 Ford F-450 will bring more changes than its predecessor. Basically, with a slight price increase, you can expect more standard equipment and a mild facelift.
The price starts at about $51,000, which is $2000 more than before. However, the range-topping trim can reach nearly $90,000. Blue Oval recently reveal that the whole Super Duty lineup will be available in the second half of 2021. Moreover, we can expect more details in the coming months.