2024 Ford F-150 STX First Look Review

Ford is updating their F-150 pickup, which is bringing people and their customers excited. While the 2024 model will be identical to the model of 2023 it will be equipped with a few adjustments. According to spy pictures of an unmasked F-150, the most significant changes will be cosmetic and will be contingent on the trim or package.

2024 Ford F-150 STX
2024 Ford F-150 STX

2024 Ford F-150 STX Review

The people at Ford are working on the design of the company’s most popular vehicle, the F-150. From the beginning of December 2022, some observant people observed the pickup truck on the streets. A few of these trucks are covered in camouflage to disguise particular exterior features and elements. In addition, spy photos showed F-150s posing in their in their glory, without camouflage. It indicates that the matter has been finally settled for the particular style or trim.

It’s safe to say there is a good chance that the STX package will likely be offered only in the basic XL trim. Ford might be preparing additional design options for the 2024 Ford F-150 STX however, it is not certain until Ford finally unveils the new pickup vehicle in September during 2023’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Luckily the F-150 that was spotted in action sports an all-black paint finish. This color scheme allows viewers to see more external details that make up this 2024 Ford F-150 STX. The F-150 is an STX and the logo on the fender effectively points to its distinctive look. The previous spy photos have shown that the F-150 will arrive in the model year 2024 with a new grille, brand-new headlights, and a new fascia.

The headlights now align perfectly with the new grille. The appearance of the grille will vary based on trim level and the package. In this particular version of the F-150, the metal/plastic enclosure surrounds the grille as well as the headlights so that they appear united. Overall, 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, particularly the rear bumper, taillights, and tailgate. The tailgate is likely to come with an option of a multi-feature. While spy shots were unable to reveal what’s inside of 2024’s F-150 cabin, it could include updates to the central as well as the gauge cluster.

Powertrain Updates

The most notable changes are happening within the lineup of powertrains. the 3.3-liter V6 has been relegated to the back of the line as well and an alternative 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 (325 hp 400 lb.ft.) has been added as the engine of the base. The 2.7 is accompanied by two additional V6s that include the 3.5-liter EcoBoost, and a 3.5-liter PowerBoost, which comes as standard on hybrid models. With an engine that produces 430 horsepower and 570 lb-ft. The PowerBoost V6 is the most powerful non-Raptor engine available in the F-Series range.

In the middle of the engine lineup is a legendary 5.0-liter V8 engine, as well as two engines that are available for the F-150 Raptor – a 3.5-liter High Output V6 as well as one that is a 5.2-liter Supercharged V8. This is the one that comes standard on this model, which is called the Raptor R. As of the time of this writing, Ford had not disclosed the horsepower and torque figures for its engines other than the information listed in this article but AutoGuide asked for them.


On the transmission side, Two 10-speed automatics will be offered, along with an optional hybrid 10-speed hybrid model. Although it was not possible to release torque and horsepower figures for the entire F-150 engine range, Ford did provide maximum towing and payload numbers of 13,500 pounds for the first and 2,455 pounds for the latter. Both are top-of-the-line According to Ford.


On the fashion front, the F-150s of 2024 all have an updated grille and front end which now features the standard headlights with LEDs. Certain grades, such as between Lariat and Platinum include a Clamp for the daytime running lights. Grades lower than Lariat come with an indicator for horizontal turns and distinctive lighting. The grille’s design and material will differ based on the grades, and so will other trim-related details. The sporty STX For instance, the STX will feature accents of electric lime throughout the car, whereas black appearance options are offered for grades from STX through Lariat. Wheel options are expanding to include various sizes, styles, and finishes, ranging from chrome to black.

Ford has also equipped the 2024 Ford F-150 STX with lots of brand-new technology. Starting in the cabin with a 12-inch LCD touchscreen display for multimedia and an instrument cluster with a 12-inch size are now standard throughout the F-150 range. The screen for clusters displays different truck-specific images and animations that alter based on the drive mode. It can display turn-by-turn navigation and off-roading details. A new feature in 2024 is the ability to display two views simultaneously in Off-Road, Tow/Haul, and Rock Crawl driving modes. This feature is also available for F-150 Raptors. F-150 Raptor.

2024 Ford F-150 STX Changes
2024 Ford F-150 STX Changes

For the first time on the F-150 it will be equipped with a Head-Up Display will be offered as an option. It will feature special views specifically designed specifically designed for Ford BlueCruise tow/haul, and Off-Road mode of driving. Another feature of new technology worth taking worth mentioning one of the most interesting new tech features is Ford Stolen Vehicle Services, which is integrated into the FordPass smartphone application.

The 2024 F-150 could be the initial Ford car to be offered in North America to offer the service that alerts the owner that your vehicle has been altered using a notification via push. If the owner decides to enable it, information about the location of the vehicle can be used to find the truck and retrieve it. Owners can also call the 24/7 Ford Stolen Vehicles call center to report their vehicle as stolen. The local police will also be informed to assist in the recovery of the vehicle as well and updates will be sent to the proprietor.


From the exterior, updates to technology offer new energy levels to Pro Power Onboard, a feature that allows F-150 owners to use their vehicles to power a variety of appliances, ranging from space heaters, generators, household appliances, tools, and more. For trucks powered by gas, Pro Power Onboard is estimated at 2.0 Kilowatts. This can effectively run a football tailgate with speakers, a TV as well as a blender, a mini refrigerator as well and an electric heater.

PowerBoost hybrid-equipped vehicles are valued at 2.4 milliwatts, which can provide the possibility of up to 85 hours of battery life with a full tank of gasoline and Ford claims could power a drive-in film theater setup. The most robust 7.2 power option is available with the PowerBoost hybrid trucks that Ford states could power an erecting team or a welding shop that uses metal for a total of 32 hours.

For trailering the 2024 Ford F-150 STX is equipped with several enhanced options, such as Professional Trailer Hitch Assist, which utilizes the rear camera and corner radars to align the the coupler for trailers. It does this while controlling the speed as well as steering and braking. Pro Trailer Backup Assist enables the camera to monitor the trailer’s location while the driver reverses and steers the trailer. The driver turns the knob to the left or right as the system controls the steering. The Onboard Scales as well as the Smart Hitch analyze the weight of the tongue to aid in the hitching process and decrease trailer sway. The Onboard Scales assist in estimating the payload weight in real-time and can be seen through the multimedia display or the truck’s taillight display.

Pro Access Tailgate

Another significant change rolling out in 2024’s F-150 includes The Pro Access Tailgate, which is a portion that is located in the middle of the tailgate that opens towards the side of the driver, creating an opening up 100 degrees large. Ford achieves this by enlarging the step cut-out as well as increasing the thickness of the bumper. The idea behind Pro Access Tailgate Pro Access Tailgate is to enhance bed access without the need to drop the tailgate and also for use those times when the vehicle is used for towing when the space available is usually small.

The portion that swings out is equipped with detents that hold the door firmly in place when it opens at three points three times: 37, 70, or 100 degrees. This Pro Access Tailgate can be shut or opened with one hand, and the key fob button opens and shuts the whole tailgate. A removable bumper step is offered to facilitate bed access.

2024 Ford F-150 STX Specs
2024 Ford F-150 STX Specs

Ford also showcased new models of its F-150 Raptor and Raptor R and Raptor R, which both feature FOX Dual Live Valve shocks that feature an automatic compression control with a position sensor as well as adjustable rebound control. The Raptor ’24 is equipped with 37 and 35-inch tires, as well as new front-end styling bumper caps, as well as new bumper caps and graphic body panels. Shelter Green is an exterior color that is unique to the Raptor will also be available for 2024.

2024 Ford F-150 STX Release Date

The 2024 Ford F-150 goes on sale at the beginning of next year. Pricing and information on fuel consumption will be released before the launch date.