Emulating the Everest 2019, the Ford Ranger 2019 now takes the same new twin-turbo 2L engine which is called Blood Brother. It comes with a new drivetrain along with interior as well as exterior enhancements.
The predominant changes come from the hood where it welcomes a bi-turbo 2L 4-cylinder powertrain in place of the 3.2L inline-5 unit. This engine in the top-notch Ranger Raptor and Everest is good for 500 Nm of torque and 213 HP. Another engine option is a single-turbo variant which puts out 420 Nm of torque and 180 HP.
The Ford Ranger 2019 comes with a new drivetrain along with interior as well as exterior enhancements
New Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor launch in Thailand
The entry-level models will still be loyal to the 2.2L 4-cylinder unit which is now upgraded to crank out 385 Nm of torque and 160 HP. In the 2L EcoBlue motor-equipped models, customers are offered to pick between a 10-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, 2.2L Duratorque-equipped models offer a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual unit.
The predominant changes come from the hood where it welcomes a bi-turbo 2L 4-cylinder powertrain
Aside from the drivetrain, the suspension gets a little modified to enhance road noise deadening, handling, and steering ride. The displacement reduction does not pull down its towing capacity which remains 3,500 kg while the payload is good for 1,300 kg. Water wading depth is kept at 800mm. Those models that come with AWD gets an e-Locking Rear Differential along with a shift-on-the-fly system.
Speaking of the exterior, the Ford Ranger 2019 gives you decent details to look forward to. It welcomes new fog lights, grille, and headlights. The new Limited trim takes a slew of the Wildtrak’s amenities comprising of 265/60 R 18 tires and wheels, LED front fog lights, and HID headlights. The rear features the EZ Lift Tailgate which is to reduce the burden when handling the tailgate thanks to an internal torsion bar.
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The Ford Ranger 2019 offers a wide range of color choices featuring a collection of 10 options
Hands-free Bluetooth and electric power steering come standard in all trims but the extra incentives are granted for the upper trims to have more convenience features for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, SYNC 3, and push-button ignition. In terms of safety kits, the Ranger 2019’s resonates quite much with the Wildtrak’s which include adaptive cruise control, Auto Emergency Braking, lane keeping assist, hill hold assist, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD, and 6 airbags.
According to the latest car news, the revised Ranger offers a wide range of color choices featuring a collection of 10 options.
Hands-free Bluetooth and electric power steering come standard in all trims
The rear features the EZ Lift Tailgate which is to reduce the burden when handling the tailgate
The new Limited trim takes a slew of the Wildtrak’s amenities
The bi-turbo 2L 4-cylinder engine in the top-notch Ranger Raptor is good for 500 Nm of torque and 213 HP
Although we are still waiting for Ford Philippines to open up some details about the Ford Ranger 2019’s local launch date, two months from now won’t be a too far off the mark that it and the Ranger Raptor hit the Philippine showrooms.
Know more about Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger received numerous facets and practicality and is one of the long-running in the segment of pickup trucks. Still, it has changed a lot in recent years, and today, it is equipped with proper SUV features, truck muscularity, spacious cabin, car drivability, and the like. The sport-themed oriented urban truck was intended for the buyer's active lifestyle. Hence, the Ford Ranger is also utilized as a lifestyle 'weekend' SUV aside from being just a pickup car. The robust and multi-talented platform is common for both Ford Ranger and Everest, the latter is considered one of the leading SUVs in its respective segment. The Ford Ranger is equipped with 2.5-litre and 3.0-litre Dura TORQ TCDi diesel engines that supply high values of power and torque as well as better mileage. The Ford Ranger features enough room and additional space at the back for either business or personal purposes. The double cabin pickup truck comes with on-road agility, together with its competent handling and reasonable off-roading capability with a 4x4 mechanism. Moreover, the Ford Ranger features top-class safety features and competes with the types of Isuzu D-Max, Toyota Hilux, Chevrolet Colorado and, Mitsubishi Strada. Furthermore, it is showcased in a total of seven exterior paint options.