Ford Ranger used to be the best selling truck in the United States till 2004, however, later on, it was discontinued in the US, but that will gonna change. So, in January 2017, the Company announced to be back in the US with the entry of new 2019 Ford Ranger. This new model was spied during its test drive in Colorado. After the launch of GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado in 2015, it was a much need one as Ford was not producing any mid-size truck and the F-150 truck was the only option left for buyers but it was a large size truck by Ford. The upcoming Raptor is going to be built at Ford’s Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. This new variant is expected to compete with three big names, Toyota Tacoma, GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado.
2019 Ford Ranger Exterior/Interior
There is not much detail available at present regarding the interior and exterior of the upcoming 2019 Ranger as it was completely in the white and black dotted disguise. As per the spy shots, the overall design looks quite familiar to the globally existing models of the Ford Ranger. It can be disappointing for those who were expecting some major changes in the outlook of the upcoming model. Furthermore, it is going to build on Ford’s famous T6 platform. The truck is a body on frame platform which is reliable for providing extra rigidity, improved handling and toughness on road.
We also expect Ford to introduce a two-door (regular body-cab) truck configuration too along with the four-door (Super crew cab) truck. The tri-bar design grille seems to be revised in the new model too. The front bumper show two tow hooks, so you can get the idea of having an off-road package too. The spy shots glimpses gave the idea of a mid-size infotainment screen with buttons on sides. Higher trims can get heated and ventilated front seats, 8 inches infotainment screen and an advanced suite of driver assistance technology. However, it was a prototype so the final design may vary.
Ford Ranger 2019 Engine
The new 2019 Ford Ranger is expected to have a 2.3-liter turbo four EcoBoost engine. However, other options can be 2.7 or 3.5 liters EcoBoost V6 engines for upgraded trims. Expect it to have a gasoline engine too and it could be 3.2-liter l5 engine or a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine. As the other overseas models are having 10 Speed automatic transmission, so we can expect this US model to be with the 10-speed automatic transmission. With such engine, we expect it to come with the all-wheel-drive system, however, we still need to wait to get more updates regarding this.
Price and Release date
The new model of Ford Ranger is expected to be launched somewhere in 2018, no confirmed news yet and keeping other truck of Ford in mind we can expect it to be priced in between 25 thousand dollars to 35 thousand dollars for the base model.
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