Ford Ranger 2019 undergoes extreme F-150 standard tests

Updated Jan 20, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It is revealed that the Ford Ranger 2019’s power will come from a 2.3L twin-scroll turbocharged 4-cylinder Ecoboost engine.

Ford has planned for revived Ranger production. It is claimed that the production will proceed later this year and ready for sales at the beginning of 2019. Ford promises to bring the Ranger on top the pickup segment with its capacity of enduring extreme temperatures, heavy loads, and tough terrain.

A video has been released on the internet showing the Ford Ranger 2019 passes various tough tests. In the scene in David Dam, Arizona, the new Ranger takes on the towing tasks on longish steep grades. Besides, in Australia, the pickup truck takes on a new look with an Outback paint on. Finally, at Michigan Proving Ground, the Ford overcomes the test of rough terrain which robot drivers are used instead of real drivers to make sure no injuries comes up.

2019 Ford Ranger testing 

The brand ensures the Ford Ranger 2019 is tested using the similar standards the F-150 underwent

Video: 2019 Ford Ranger: Tough Tested for Adventure | Ranger | Ford

Rick Bolt, the Chief Engineer of Ford Ranger, said in a statement that they extremely test every component to ascertain the Ranger will tackle almost any terrain and season. The brand also ensures the Ford Ranger 2019 is tested using the similar standards the F-150 underwent to attest to Rick Bolt’s words.

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Though the information about the output has been kept closed, it’s revealed that the Ford Ranger 2019’s power will come from a 2.3L twin-scroll turbocharged 4-cylinder Ecoboost engine which is channeled to a new ten-speed automatic gearbox of the brand.

If the outlandish performance from these tests comes true in the production models, it is sure that the new Ranger will definitely conquer the off-road-focused market. On the other hand, the Ford Ranger Raptor may likely be out in the US market as a camo prototype with the left-hand-side steering wheel was caught in Oklahoma.

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Know more about Ford Ranger 2024

Ford Ranger

The 2023 Ford Ranger is a 4x4 or 4x2 pickup truck. It is the latest version of the said model, and as of its launch in the Philippine market, it has a total of eight different variants.

These are the top-spec Wildtrak 4x4, Wildtrak 4x2, Sport 4x4, Sport 4x2, XLT 4x2, XLS 4x2 AT, XLS 4x2 MT, and the entry-level XL 4x4. As of 2023, prices for these trims ranges from php 1,213,000 to Php 1,910,000.

Under the hood of the new Ranger are two-different diesel mills. For the Wildtrak 4x4, it uses a 2.0-liter biturbo that can churn out 210 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. It is also the sole trim that uses a 10-speed automatic tranny.

The rest of the all-new Ranger then gets a 2.0-liter turbodiesel that can produce up to 170 horsepower and 405 Nm of torque. Only the XLS 4x2 and the XL 4x4 may come with a six-speed manual. The other non-biturbo trims then use a six-speed automatic.

Size-wise, the all-new 2023 Ranger is 5,370mm long, 1,918mm wide, and 1,884mm in height. They also offer a wheelbase length of 3,270mm, and a ground clearance of 235mm.

Locally, the 2023 Ford Ranger faces the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi Strada, Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50, etc.

₱ 1,213,000 - ₱ 1,910,000