2022 Ford Ranger spy photo reveals upcoming trim levels

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

The next-gen truck will be launched before the year ends.

Recently, we reported on the spy photo of the 2022 Ford Ranger posted by Ranger6G.com forums. It showed the front end of the next-gen pickup truck that depicts a similar face as the new Ford Maverick. Now, the Ford Ranger forums have rolled out another stolen shot of the pickup during testing, this time, showing the three trim levels of the next-generation model.

Next-gen Ford Ranger upcoming trim levels

(From L to R) XLT, FX4, Wildtrak [Photo: Ranger6G]

According to Ranger6G.com, the new Ford Ranger units in the photo are the XLT, FX4, and Wildtrak (from left to right), all available on the outgoing PH-spec Ford Ranger. The XLT sits in between the base XLS and mid-range FX4, while the Wildtrak is the most loaded Ranger in the country.

Just like in the next-gen Ford Ranger teaser video, the units in the spy photo are wrapped in what Blue Oval Company calls unique Bronco R-inspired block-style camouflage tailored by Ford automotive designer Lee Imrie and his team. With this, it’s quite difficult to distinguish the differences between the three trims.

Next-gen Ford Ranger camouflage spy photo

Next-gen Ford Ranger spotted [Photo: Ranger6G.com]

All Ford Ranger units seem to come with the same headlight housing, outlined by a C-shaped daytime running light (DRL). However, the Wildtrak gets a different set of two-tier LED lamps as compared to the lower trims with a vertical tri-LED setup. All lamps look like they can serve as primary illumination, so the DRLs could potentially work as the turn signal as well.

Due to the camouflage, it’s impossible to tell whether a body panel is finished in black or chrome. But looking at the spy photo, black seems to be the go-to for the next-gen model. All come with a black grille with different designs which are common in Ford trucks, although the FX4 is seen with chrome trim that surrounds the fog lamps.

Next-gen Ford Ranger camouflage in sand

The all-new truck is nearing its debut

The next-gen 2022 Ford Ranger is expected to be designed with a look that shies away from a sleek finish, instead going for design elements that help highlight the truck’s large proportions. It won’t take long before we find out as the all-new pickup truck will be launched before the year ends.

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Ford Ranger

The Ranger from pickup specialist Ford 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, with the latest iteration combining rugged good looks and off-road capability with a spacious cabin and numerous tech features.

The sport-themed oriented urban truck was intended for the buyer's active lifestyle. Hence, the Blue Oval Company's midsize pickup truck is also utilized as a lifestyle 'weekend' SUV aside from being just a pickup car. Its 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.

Powering the Ford Ranger is either a 2.5-litre or 3.0-litre Dura TORQ TCDi diesel engines that supply high values of power and torque as well as better mileage. It also 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 midsize pickup truck features top-class safety features and competes with the types of Isuzu D-Max, Toyota Hilux, Chevrolet Colorado and, Mitsubishi Strada.

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