Gasoline-powered US-spec Ford Ranger 2019 to enter production soon

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The US-spec Ford Ranger 2019 will be powered by a 2.3L EcoBoost gasoline mill.

Ford has recently made an announcement that the Ford Ranger 2019 is being introduced and produced in the US market soon. However, it will be equipped with soley a choice of gasoline engine.

According to the latest car news, the US-spec powertrain is claimed to be the strongest gasoline mill in its segment. It is a 2.3L EcoBoost gasoline unit which is capable of cranking out 270 hp and 420 Nm of torque, mated to a ten-speed automatic gearbox. Meanwhile, the 2.0-liter diesel engine of the Philippine-spec Ranger Wildtrak can produce just 210 hp but up to 500 Nm of torque.

Ford Ranger 2019 on the road

The Ranger 2019 is being introduced and produced in the US market soon

Especially, the Ford Ranger 2019 boasts an excellent towing capability pegged at 7,500lb, plus a payload capacity of 1,800lbs in maximum.

Mr. Rick Bolt - Chief engineer of the Ford Ranger stated that the Ranger would be considered as the largest and most capable backpack for all pickup drivers’ gear with its superb hauling capacity.

Ford Ranger 2019 on the road

The Ranger 2019 boasts an excellent towing capability pegged at 7,500lb, plus a payload capacity of 1,800lbs in maximum

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Know more about Ford Ranger 2022

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.

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.

₱ 1,198,000 - ₱ 1,875,000

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