The North American marketplace has been Ranger-less for distant too long, permitting a Toyota Tacoma and GM Colorado/Canyon twins to order a midsize lorry segment. Returning for a 2019 indication year, a Ford Ranger gets a uninformed start in a U.S., and next we have Detroit editor Alisa Priddle giving we all a highlights in this disdainful video.
In a video, Priddle explains how a 2019 Ford Ranger rides on a same height as a tellurian Ford Ranger–but uses opposite sheetmetal–and sports a steel body, not an aluminum physique like a F-150’s. At a launch, a Ranger will be powered by an EcoBoost 2.3-liter turbocharged I-4 engine corroborated by a 10-speed automatic. No primer delivery choice will be offered. Engine outlay has nonetheless to be expelled though we design a identical rating to a 2.3-liter EcoBoost found in a Ford Explorer that creates 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Ford is gripping a parsimonious lid on destiny powertrains, though don’t be astounded to see a turbodiesel choice and a hybrid powertrain down a line.
The Ranger will come in 3 trims, XL, XLT, and Lariat, all with singular grilles and discretionary LED headlights. Body styles embody supercab and supercrew cab with 4 full-size doors.
A turf government system, a identical complement found in a Raptor, includes 4 expostulate modes: Normal, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Ruts, and Sand. A new Trail Control underline acts like a low-speed, off-road journey control that can be set to 1 mph during really severe tools of a trail. The FX4 off-road package has upgraded tires, a steel front whack plate, off-road-tuned suspension, reinforced skidplates, and Trail Control and Hill Descent Control. A two-speed send box and electronic locking back differential are optional.
Driver support reserve facilities embody blind-spot showing with trailer coverage, collision warning, line keep support and warning, adaptive journey control, and involuntary puncture braking. Sync 3 will be accessible with an 8.0-inch touchscreen.
Pricing should start next $25,000 and will be announced shortly before a lorry goes on sales in early 2019.
Click a video next to learn some-more about a all-new 2019 Ford Ranger.