After a ten-year absence it was a while since the Ford Ranger returned to the market in 2019. Presently, in it’s fourth model, the mid-sized pickup can seat up to five people and is awe-inspiring with its robust towing capability and security features that are active. Available with the extended-cab (SuperCab) or crew-cab (SuperCrew) models The Ranger SuperCab comes with a 6-foot cargo bed and 5 feet of cargo bed comes as available when you purchase SuperCrew models.
The Ford Ranger returns to the market with a huge capacity for towing and payload. Large trucks can be a challenge, especially when parking parallel to the road and in garages that are public. The Ranger is a decent size and has driver assistance features that help ensure that you and your family are protected. It also has an impressive list of technology and luxury features. The off-road capabilities are impressive as well, especially when it comes by one of its available packages.
Trims and Pricing
Customers who purchase a Ranger can select among three levels of trim: XL, XLT, and Lariat.
The basic XL trim costs around $24,500. The models are equipped with exterior features like black grilles and 16-inch steel wheels. black bumpers with black tailgate and door handle, headlights with halogen bulbs and manual-folding side-view windows. The list of features inside comprises black flooring with a 6-speaker stereo, a manual tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, under-seat storage at the rear, and fixed rear windows with solar tint. On the technology front each model comes equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot and an 4.2-inch LCD display and a USB port for smart charging. The Ranger is equipped with driver assistance features, such as forward collision mitigation and rearview cameras. Every model comes fitted with Ford’s MyKey technology, which lets parents keep track of their teens’ drivers.
The next model comes The XLT model, and it begins at about $29,000. These models feature alloy wheels of 17 inches and an upgraded grille along with fog lamps that are halogen. Its Ranger XLT also comes with cruise control as well as power tailgate and door locks, privacy glass in the rear carpeted flooring, as well as an front window that defrosts. Active safety features, such as blind-spot alert system as well as automatic high-beam headlights the rear cross-traffic warning as well as lane-keeping aid, and a driver alert for drowsy drivers system are included in the standard.
The Lariat is the most expensive model in the lineup priced at around $32,500. Exterior features like chrome grilles and LED headlights as well as LED fog lights and heated power-folding side mirrors that fold down are typical. Inside the cabin, you’ll find an auto-dimming mirror for the rear, ambient lighting keys for ignition and entry satellite radio, and dual-zone climate control. The heated, power-adjustable front seats are also included, along with an 8-inch touchscreen as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
Engine and Performance
It’s a Ford Ranger has one powertrain that is turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that produces the equivalent of 270 horsepower and 310 pounds of torque. It’s coupled with an automatic transmission with ten speeds. Four-wheel drive as well as rear-wheel drive are offered.
The Ranger has a fuel efficiency of 21/26 mpg in the city and highway. It can carry a payload of up to 1,860 lbs. When towing is on the list it’s a Ford truck can handle as much as 7,500 pounds, which is an amazing figure for this type of vehicle.
The Ford Ranger provides a pleasant interior with spacious front seats. Doors are spacious enough to provide an easy access. The standard upholstery is cloth. Lariat elevates the class factor by including leather-trimmed seats.