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2025 Ford F-150 Lightning Range & Redesign – It’s true that the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup still seems brand new. It doesn’t mean Ford does not want to make improvements to the truck. It was all electric for 2022. However, it will be will get a minor facelift by 2024. It’s also expected to get a major overhaul by 2025. What is expected of the new 2026 Ford F-150 Lightning?
The new generation of the Ford F-150 Lightning is set to debut in the second half of 2025. The new generation is expected to use a different battery platform, called the TE1 platform. It will be cutting off the traditional ICE techniques and gaining performance. Also, we predict that Lightning builds on the foundation that was laid by the previous generation and improves on certain elements and features, such as superior-quality components and a higher-quality battery for the base models.
There’s no doubt that much is expected to be added to the Lightning line. However, there is no clear indication of what features will be unique to 2025’s Ford Lightning, and what could be the components that will make up a brand new truck. This is described in remarks from Ford Chief Executive Jim Farley. Farley spoke to Automotive News of plans for the launch of a brand next-generation Ford electric vehicle, saying that it’s “a vehicle we do not have today [on] a brand-new platform — a full-size pickup platform. A next-gen electric truck, different from the F-150 Lightning.”
The latest F-150 Lightning features a standard ICE appearance and capability but also gives users the ability to accomplish much more using this electric truck. This model has an unibody design, featuring slim air intakes as well as R-shaped lighting. The design is expected to make a distinct appearance in comparison to the models powered by gas, by incorporating more distinctive exterior design features and accents.
It’s difficult to believe we’re already discussing 2026 model-year truck models. But, Ford is following an update cycle, so the new update will be available around the middle of 2025 to models in 2025. The details are not clear about the truck but it is expected to be more distinct than the present gasoline engine model of the truck.
Inside, the latest F-150 Lightning has a modern appearance with a 12-inch touchscreen as well as a 12-inch digital instruments cluster, WiFi hotspot with Wi-Fi, and the ability to wirelessly connect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, six audio speakers, several USB ports along with Amazon Alexa as well as eight outlets with 120-volt voltage. The available features include a bigger 15.5-inch touchscreen, HD Radio, a wireless charging pad, 18 speakers, as well as two additional 120-volt outlets.
The second generation is expected to be the most advanced, and we anticipate the vehicle to go further away from being the ICE version with additional unique features that will make the EV distinguish itself from its gasoline counterparts. We anticipate the 2025 version to feature new safety features as well as features and will offer modern options for infotainment as well as the interior.
If it’s about power, we are aware that 2025’s Ford F-150 Lightning is getting upgraded over the existing Lightning. The current model is equipped with two electric motors as well as an all-wheel drive. The battery that comes with the truck comes with a 98-kWh battery and a bigger extended battery pack of 131 kWh is on offer. The normal battery pack is the Lightning is estimated at 452 horsepower. The battery pack with an extended capacity has a rating of 580 horsepower. Standard-range battery packs can provide as much as 240 miles of range. However, the upgraded battery pack offers 325 miles of range. We’re hoping for more power and greater range with the next generation of Lightning.
The model year 2026 the Ford F-150 Lightning upgrade should provide a variety of extra features It will also be up against the new pickups from Ram as well as General Motors.
The Ram 1500 Revolution debuted at this year’s CES event in Las Vegas. The truck may have up to 880 horsepower and accommodate seven people with its innovative rear-jump seats. The range of the truck is expected to be roughly 500 miles. Additionally, the truck will have a number of interesting features like an e-touch screen split with an e-pad that can be removed.
General Motors is prepping a full-on offensive for 2024 by launching two new electric trucks. The brand new Chevrolet Silverado EV and the GMC Sierra EV will both provide over 700 HP huge towing capacities, as well as many more features.
Presently, the Ford F-150 Lightning makes a good 580 horsepower when equipped with a larger battery pack. However, more modern trucks are coming soon, which means that Ford may need to increase its power to be competitive with newer electric vehicles from Ram, Chevy, and GMC.
Release Date and Price
We’re aware that the 2025 Ford F-150 Lightning is set to start production on 18th 2025. It’s not clear if there’s an estimated price however we believe that it’ll start with MSRPs ranging from $56,000 to $100,000. That’s more than the current model that is on for sale. We’ll keep you informed when we have more details.