Posted on NitroUltra.com, direct from the Ford Media Center comes this stunning array of press photos for the 2019 Ford Ranger. Take a look below!
With EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined, 2019 Ford Ranger is the most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup in America.
Bringing midsize truck fans a new choice from America’s truck sales leader – one that’s engineered Built Ford Tough and packed with driver-assist technologies to make driving easier whether on- or off-road. sales are up 83 percent since 2014 as a new generation of midsize truck buyers seek more maneuverable.
The 2019 Ford Ranger answers the call with an all-new midsize pickup featuring a new exterior design, chassis, and powertrain developed specifically for North American truck customers.“Ranger has always held a special place in the hearts of truck fans,” said Hau Thai-Tang, Ford executive vice president, Product Development and Purchasing.”Ranger comes in entry-level XL, midlevel XLT and high-level Lariat trim series with available Chrome and Sport appearance and FX Off-Road packages, and in SuperCab or SuperCrew cab configurations….
A center stack includes an 8-inch touch screen for the available SYNC® 3 system, while the instrument cluster features dual LCD productivity screens for a real-time vehicle, navigation, and audio information. Ranger’s twin-power dome hood houses its 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine designed for efficiency and capability thanks to direct fuel injection, a twin-scroll turbocharger, and 16-valve design. …
“Ranger’s proven 2.3-liter EcoBoost provides a torque target on par with competing for V6 engines, but with the efficiency of a four-cylinder,” said Thai-Tang.
“When you pair that with its 10-speed transmission, you’ve got one of the most versatile, powerful and efficient powertrains in the segment.”…Ranger is designed for a new generation of midsize truck customers who head off-road to recharge…
The FX4 Off-Road Package provides additional trail capability with off-road-tuned shocks, all-terrain tires, a frame-mounted heavy-gauge steel front bash plate, frame-mounted skid plates and FX4 badging. To give customers a great all-terrain driving experience, Ranger’s FX4 Off-Road Package features an innovative Terrain Management System™ similar to the F-150 Raptor’s. …
The system can shift on the fly to automatically change throttle responsiveness, transmission gearing, and vehicle control to tailor traction, driveability, and performance to any given terrain or weather condition.
…Like cruise control for the highway but designed for low-speed, rugged terrain, Trail Control takes over acceleration and braking – sending power and braking to each individual wheel to allow drivers to focus on steering along the course. Power is distributed through Dana® AdvanTEK® independent front and solid rear axles on both 2WD and 4WD models with an available electronic-locking rear axle (standard on FX2 and FX4) for increased all-terrain traction. A Reverse Sensing System and class-exclusive Blind Spot Information System with trailer coverage are standard on XLT and Lariat trim levels.
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