2022 Ford F-150 Lightning with campers

Does the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning have a trunk in front?

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning truck – frontloaded “frunk” 

Does the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning have a trunk in front? Yes, the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning truck has a frontloaded “frunk” or “front trunk.” Keep reading below to learn more about this storage feature. You can learn more about the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning on the Sherwood Ford blog or in person at our dealership located in Sherwood Park, AB. 


2022 Ford F-150 Lightning with open frunk

How much can you store inside the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning front-loaded trunk? 

Official ratings are yet to be had, but Ford targets 400 L of cargo volume and up to 400 pounds of payload within the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning frunk. Ford said in a recent press release that there will be enough space for two carry-on bags and one checked bag or for two sets of golf clubs. Whatever the case, it provides a nice boost to the already large cargo space of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning within its bed and cabin. 

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning – frunk best features 

There are a lot of contenders for the best features of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning front-loaded trunk. We’re sure what is best will depend on what you want to use it for. Here are some of our favorite features of the frunk: 

  • It is lockable and power-accessible, meaning that you can close, open, and unlock it with a button. 
  • It is stocked with four electrical outlets and two USB charging stations making it a great place for a work site or tailgate, and it offers up to 2.4 KW of power. 
  • It offers bumper-height clearance, so it won’t obstruct any driving that you want to do. 
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning frunk sketch

Where is the engine of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning? 

You may be wondering where the engine of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is located if its front end is dedicated to its front trunk. The short answer is that it doesn’t have a gas engine. The long answer is that its electric motor and battery take up less space than a traditional engine, which is why the front end can be used for a front trunk. You’ll love the added convenience of the frunk. 

“The words ‘front trunk’ don’t even begin to describe all the innovation and capability Ford packed into this high-powered space.”

Nancy Reppenhagen, supervisor, Global Feature Process 

Can the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning frunk be used as a cooler? 

You may have seen other trucks with trunks that double as coolers, and yes, this is also true of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning frunk. What do we mean by that? We mean that it is a water-resistant space with a drainable floor. This means you can fill it with ice and easily clean it out afterward.