February 25, 2019
Ford has not released a new version of the Ranger for seven years. However, for 2019 they are set to release a significant update to the Ford Ranger. For years, the Ranger has been regarded as one of the most durable, reliable trucks, and the latest incarnation is sure to continue this streak. Ford is renowned for their widely used trucks, and the latest Ranger will not disappoint any Ford fan.
Underneath its sleek exterior, the Ford Ranger is powered by an extremely tough, turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder that maintains 270 horsepower as well as 310 lb-ft of torque. Their ten-speed automatic transmission along with rear-wheel drive is standard. Both of these options offer nearly 8.4 inches of ground clearance. In contrast, four-wheel-drive versions have 8.9 inches of ground clearance. The Ranger will be rated to haul 1860 pounds in its bed or tow nearly 7500 pounds. Regardless, the Ranger is well equipped for any task that you may throw at it.
The Ford Ranger is also available with an optional tow packed which will pack it with stronger materials to move anything. Similarly, a Terrain Management package is available which has settings for gravel, snow, and grass. You can also configure your truck for driving in sand, mud, and even ruts. With this system, your truck will adjust traction-control settings, throttle and transmission mapping, ABS, and stability.
As for safety, the Ranger arrives with the latest in features, including automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning and assist, blind-spot monitors that even have trailer coverage, as well as automated emergency braking. It is rare for a truck to be loaded with so many safety elements, but Ford has developed the Ranger into a vehicle that is truly equipped for any situation that you may throw at it. The safety features will truly protect you and make your daily commute or work jobs much less stressful! You can maintain the peace of mind that you are protected from anything.
The Ford Ranger will be available in a wide variety of trim levels and custom colors, making it perfect for personalization. For example, the XL, XLT, and Lariat are the three trim levels available, and each one is loaded full of amazing features. You can then choose between extended-cab or full-crew body configurations as well as two and four-wheel drive. An FX4 option is also available which will add a tough skid plate that will help protect the underside of your car by shielding it in steel.
Overall, the Ford Ranger is an enticing option for consumers searching for the perfect truck. By combing luxury, safety, and dependability, Ford has crafted a truck that stands miles apart from any other competition. It’s incredibly rugged and reliable. If you are interested in the Ford Ranger, be sure to stop by Team Ford and check one out for yourself in person.
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