Ford has announced a completely new generation Ranger pickup model, which will be sold on the US market. This new model is expected in the 2019 model year. Until then, the current generation continues to be offered in the market of Europe, Australia market, and some other markets. 2018 Ford Ranger is just a year younger version of current model. Not announced any changes and improvement for the 2018 MY.
Ford will not sit idly until it reaches the next-generation Ranger pickup model. The new Ranger, which will be offered in the US market, will be different from the European and Australian versions. The biggest difference will be noticeable under the hood. While the current generation of favoring diesel aggregates, US Ranger will certainly offer a powerful and efficient petrol engine. There is speculation that the 2019 Ford Ranger offer more of different gasoline engines.
Performance Specs and Trims
2018 Ford Ranger arrives in three different configurations. More specifically, with three different size cabins. As before, the Ranger will offer, Regular Cab, Super Cab and Double Cab versions. Regular Cab version offers the lowest cab, with the largest maximum gross payload. The figures are completely opposite the Double Cab versions. This version offers greater comfort inside the cabin, with four doors off the regular size. However, the maximum gross payload is reduced, at the expense of increasing the cabin.
For European customers, 2018 Ranger is available in XL, XLT, Limited 2, and 2018 Ford Ranger Wildtrak releases. Customers in the market are deprived of Australia Limited 2 version. However, they XLS version is available, as well as the Special Edition XLS 4×4 version. All versions are available in Double Cab edition, and with 4×4 drive system.
To start the vehicle, the charge outstanding Duratorq diesel generators. They are extremely efficient and economical. The first is a 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi engine with 118 kW or 157 horsepower and 385 Nm of torque. The second, more powerful 3.2-liter Duratorq TDCi unit with 147 kW or 197 horsepower and 470 Nm of torque. To transfer the engine power to the driving axle or axle, six-speed transmission is responsible. Depending on the customers wishes, are available and automatic and manual gearboxes.
2018 Ford Ranger Price and Competitors
2018 Ford Ranger has a very strong competitors. Among others are: Toyota Hilux, Mazda BT50, Mitsubishi L200/Triton, Nissan Navara and the Isuzu D-Max. Number of competitors will increase, with models that are offered on the US market, when new generations. At the most prestigious car market, all-new Ranger will fight for primacy with Nissan Frontier, Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma and the pickup models from GM palette.
On the market of Europe, 2018 Ford Ranger price moves within the range of £ 17,500 to about £ 27,000.