Wondering what vehicles will be available for the 2024 model year? What’s going away? What’s coming? What changes are being made to some of the most widely used models by public sector fleets?
Ford Motor Company
Ford will continue offering its most popular pickup truck lineup, plus several others. One major piece of news from the automaker this year was its cancellation of the Transit Connect, the smaller of its cargo van offerings. That will no longer be available in the lineup beginning with the 2024 model year.
Here’s what fleet customers can expect:
F Series Super Duty: All models listed above are available in Ford’s Super Duty lineup, with the addition of the F-750 Super Duty. Ford rolled out major tech upgrades to its 2023 model year Super Duty lineup. Read more about the updates here.
A variety of chassis cabs are also available from the Ford F-Series.
F-150 Lightning: All current trims will be available, with the addition of the Platinum Black special edition, as well as the new Flash trim. The Flash features all of the Lightning’s available tech in a single package. All trims will also have the Vapor Injection Heat Pump, designed to ‘turbocharge’ the refrigerant system to help improved heat transfer capability and reduce power consumption.
F-150 Police Responder: Updated for 2024, this pursuit-rated pickup standardizes several driver assist features, and boasts greater connectivity and upgraded software features.
Maverick: Ford’s compact pickup is available in XL, XLT, and Lariat. Under the hood, the Maverick has the standard 2.0L EcoBoost engine and the 2.5L full hybrid powertrain available.
Ranger: The midsize truck is available in XL, XLT, Lariat, and Raptor. In 2024, the Ranger will have a new available 2.7L EcoBoost engine, an updated exterior, zone lighting, upgraded towing tech, and other tech enhancements.
Transit: This full-size cargo van offers a 360-degree view camera and available intelligent all-wheel drive. Additional standard features now include of Halogen Headlamps with Autolamp, 12V Powerpoint, Cruise Control, and a 253-Degree Rear Door on most models.
E-Transit: Ford Pro’s electric version of its cargo van will feature standard Intelligent Access with push-button start for security and ease of use. Some E-Transit van configurations will also have exterior design refinements that combines style and functionality.
Explorer: Ford’s full-size SUV is available in the standard Explorer, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline, Limited, ST, King Ranch, and Platinum. Gas-powered engines include the 2.3L EcoBoost or the 3.0L EcoBoost. The Explorer is also available in the 3.3L Hybrid.
Police Interceptor Utility: This pursuit-rated SUV is available in the 3.0L EcoBoost, 3.3L, and Hybrid.
Expedition: This large SUV is available in XL STX, XLT, XLT MAX, Limited, Limited MAX, Timberline, King Ranch, King Ranch MAX, Platinum and Platinum MAX. The MAX vehicles are the larger of the two offerings. The Expedition is powered by the 3.5L EcoBoost engine.
Mustang Mach-E: Ford’s electric SUV option is available in Select, Premium, California Route 1, and GT. Details on the 2024 model haven’t been released yet.
Changes to existing vehicles, as well as new vehicles are included in the 2024 lineups across General Motors’ brands. GM will expand upon its EV portfolio with the Chevy Blazer EV, Chevy Silverado EV, and Chevy Equinox EV. All of GM’s EVs are built on its Ultium platform.
Vehicles available to order include:
Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison: Built on the midsize Colorado platform, this truck was made in partnership with American Expedition Vehicles, built to handle any terrain with enhancements like steel skid plates, a heavy-duty winch-capable front bumper, and Multimatic front and rear Jounce Control Dampers.
Chevy Silverado 1500: Chevy’s most popular pickup is available in WT, LT, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, RST, ZR2, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, and High Country. Changes under the hood include the Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel available on the ZR2, and a name change on the the 2.7L High-Output. It now carries the TurboMax name. The available Safety Package and WT Safety Package offerings also now include Front and Rear Park Assist.
Chevy Silverado HD: This truck is available in WT, Custom, LT, LTZ, and High Country. The ZR2 is set to join the HD trim lineup later in the model year, marking its heavy-duty debut. Silverado HD models include:
- 2500 HD.
- 3500 HD.
- 4500 HD.
- 6500 HD.
Trailering technology includes four new or enhanced features designed to ease towing jobs.
Several Silverado HD chassis cabs are also available.
Chevy Silverado EV: Launching in 2024, the electric version of the Chevy Silverado will be available in RST, WT, and Trail Boss. The electric pickup will have an EPA-estimated 450-mile range on a full charge for the 4WT, and a GM-estimated 400-mile range on a full charge for the RST.
Chevy Silverado 1500 PPV and SSV: Chevy’s pursuit-rated pickup returns in 2024, with standard Brembo front brakes with 16 in. rotors. The Special Service Vehicle is another option available to law enforcement fleets.
GMC Sierra 1500: This full-size pickup is available in:
- Denali Ultimate.
- AT4X AEV Edition.
The 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel is now standard on the AT4X. Active exhaust is available for the Denali, Denali Ultimate, AT4, AT4X, and SLT. Additionally, the 2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine now carries the TurboMax name.
GMC Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD: This heavy-duty lineup features exterior and interior design updates, as well as the premium Sierra HD Denali Ultimate.
Several chassis cabs are available from the GMC Sierra lineup as well.
GMC Sierra EV: All-new in 2024, the electric variation of the Sierra has a GM-estimated range of 400 miles on a full charge. The Sierra EV Denali Edition 1 will be available at launch in early 2024. GMC will introduce the Sierra EV AT4 and Elevation trims in the 2025 model year.
GMC Yukon and Yukon XL: These large SUVs are available in SLE, SLT, AT4, Denali, and Denali Ultimate. The interior and exterior have been updated.
Chevy Tahoe: This full-size SUV will continue to be offered in the Z71, RST, LT, LS, High Country, and Premier trims.
Chevy Tahoe PPV and SSV: The police pursuit and special service variations of the Tahoe remain available as options for law enforcement fleets.
Chevy Suburban: Chevy’s large SUV will continue to be offered in the Z71, RST, LT, LS, High Country, and Premier trims.
Updates to the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban were recently announced, but won’t arrive until the 2025 model year. You can read more on those here.
Chevy Equinox: This compact SUV is available in LS, LT, RS, and Premier. New for 2024 are two new colors: Riptide Blue Metallic and Lakeshore Blue Metallic. The Driver Confidence II Package includes more driver assistance safety features.
Chevy Equinox EV: All-new for 2024, the electric variation of the Equinox is available in LT and RS, boasting an EPA-certified range of 319 miles on FWD models.
Chevy Blazer: This midsize crossover SUV is available in LT, 2LT, 3LT, RS, and Premier.
Chevy Blazer EV: The electric variation of the Blazer is all-new for 2024, with an EPA-estimated range of up to 324 miles on a full charge, depending on the trim level. It’s available in 1LT, 2LT, RS, and SS.
Chevy Blazer EV PPV: The nation’s first pursuit-rated EV, the Blazer EV PPV boasts a top projected speed of 130 mph without aftermarket equipment installed. In the recent Michigan State Police vehicle testing, this vehicle reached 60 mph in 5.17 seconds.
BrightDrop Zevo 600: This electric cargo van continues as an option for government fleets, available in FWD and AWD. The van can go a GM-estimated 250 miles on a full charge. The BrightDrop Core software platform provides digital tools for fleet operators, with real-time visibility, remote configuration, and aggregated insights.
Despite the news that GM's CAMI Assembly Plant — which produces the Zevo 600 — will be idling until Spring 2024, according to The Detroit News, a GM spokesperson told GF that BrightDrop "has the inventory to continue satisfying customer demand into 2024 and sustain momentum with both existing and new customers."
Perhaps among the most anticipated new vehicle news for the automaker is the next-generation Chevy Bolt. When it was announced that the first-generation EV and EUV models would be discontinued, fleet and retail customers alike voiced their love of the vehicle.
Several months later, GM announced the vehicle would make a comeback. However, you’ll have to wait a little longer if you want to order one of those. The Bolt will be available beginning with the 2025 model year.
Vehicles across the Stellantis family of brands received upgrades. One popular offering for law enforcement fleets goes away in 2024, but several new vehicles will make their debut in 2025.
Here’s a look at vehicles available to order:
Ram 1500: This full-size pickup truck is available in TRX, Limited, Limited Longhorn, Rebel, Laramie, Big Horn/Lone Star, Tradesman, and Tradesman HFE. New for 2024, the TRX 6.2L Supercharged V8 Final Edition offers new exterior colors and other upgrades to mark the conclusion of 6.2L Supercharged V8 production. The Tradesman Warlock returns for 2024 with enhanced off-road features. The entire 1500 lineup now includes the Tailgate Ajar warning lamp standard.
Ram Heavy Duty: The Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 Heavy Duty models are available in Limited, Limited Longhorn, Laramie, Rebel, Power Wagon, Big Horn/Lone Star, and Tradesman. New in 2024, the Heavy Duty now includes a Tailgate Ajar warning lamp standard across the lineup.
Ram ProMaster: Ram’s cargo van offering returns with safety feature upgrades like ParkSense with stop, a white noise backup alarm, a ‘normal’ backup alarm, an available heated steering wheel, and heated windshield.
Ram ProMaster EV: In early 2024, Ram revealed an electric-powered ProMaster EV. Available in delivery and cargo configurations, the van has a targeted range of up to 162 miles in city driving with Level 3 DC fast charging options of 50kW, 85kW, 125 kW, and 150 kW. Read more about what the van has to offer.
Dodge Durango and Durango SRT: Dodge’s full-size SUV is available in SXT, GT, R/T, Citadel, SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat. New for 2024, the Citadel joins the R/T in offering the Tow N Go Package. The Tow N Go Package also delivers 8,700 lbs., an increased top speed of 145, track, sport, snow, and Tow drive modes. Blind spot monitoring is now standard across the entire Durango lineup, and a new Blind Spot Monitoring with Trailer Detect function is included with Trailer Tow Group.
Dodge Durango Pursuit: This pursuit-rated SUV returns, with the standard AWD 3.6L Pentastar 24V VVT V6 engine or available 5.7L HEMI MDS VVT V8 engine.
The Dodge Charger Pursuit, a popular pick for law enforcement fleets, is being discontinued in 2024. However, there are whisperings of a potential electric variation of the Charger. It’s unclear if this could include a police version.
Chrysler Pacifica: This minivan is available in Touring, Touring L, Limited, and Pinnacle; the Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid is available is Select and Pinnacle. New for 2024, the premium Pacifica Pinnacle model gets an interior refresh. The Pacifica features two new available colors: Red Hot and Baltic Gray. The Emergency Vehicle Alert System feature on the Uconnect connected-vehicle platform gives drivers cluster and touchscreen in-vehicle notifications of an active fire truck, ambulance, or other nearby roadway hazards.
Want to see what vocational vehicles are staying, which are leaving, and what's new for 2024? Head to the 2024 vehicle roundup on Work Truck.
Editor's Note: This article was updated on Jan. 19, 2024 with information on Ram's new all-electric ProMaster van.