INTRODUCING ‘THE PICKUP’ -ALL-NEW RANGER
FORD OPENS ORDER BOOKS FOR STRIKING ALL-NEW RANGER
- Ford announces pricing for the most popular versions of the all-new Ranger – Europe’s best-selling pickup truck 1
- All-new Ranger is the smartest, most capable and versatile ever, with bold design, cutting-edge connectivity and vehicle tech, and new powertrains including Ford’s 3.0-litre V6 diesel 2
- Order books open for desirable Wildtrak and Limited models for delivery in early 2023; both follow unique, premium, high-performance Ranger Raptor model to European showrooms
DUNTON, UK, Sept. 1, 2022 – Ford is opening the order books for the stunning all-new Ranger pickup, introducing the smartest, most capable and most versatile Ranger ever to European customers.
The launch of the popular Wildtrak and Limited models signals the arrival of the top-selling Ranger derivatives, and follows the earlier availability of the exclusive Ford Performance-developed all-new Ranger Raptor, which represents the pinnacle of the Ranger line-up.
All-new Ranger has been redesigned from the ground up to help customers do more and work smarter, and features a bold exterior design, new powertrain and driveline technologies including Ford’s 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine, upgraded chassis and suspension, enhanced cargo area, plus an inviting high-tech interior offering advanced connectivity and driver-assistance technologies.
The premium Ranger Wildtrak and high-specification Ranger Limited are offered in double cab body style, with customer deliveries expected to start from early 2023.
“Ranger is has become an icon in Europe with a new generation of customers who passionately believe that it’s ‘The Pickup’,” said Hans Schep, general manager, Ford Pro, Europe. “Ranger was already Europe’s go-to pickup, but we have used our global expertise in delivering must-have trucks for customers around the world to design and engineer a whole new level of ability into this exciting all-new model.”
Wildtrak variants accounted for 60 per cent of the previous-generation Ford Ranger sales, highlighting demand for pickups with comfort-enhancing specifications and the versatility to support customers as working tools and for leisure activities.
The all-new Ranger Wildtrak offers uncompromising capability by making Ford’s 3.0‑litre V6 turbodiesel engine 2 available to Ranger customers for the first time. Delivering 240 PS power and 600 Nm torque through a 10‑speed automatic gearbox, the powertrain enables effortless towing of up to 3,500 kg. 3
Turbocharged performance and optimised fuel-efficiency 4 are also delivered through Ford’s proven 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engines. Both Ranger Limited and Ranger Wildtrak can be specified with Ford’s 170 PS single-turbo 2.0-litre EcoBlue with six-speed manual or six-speed automatic gearboxes, or a 205 PS bi-turbo 2.0-litre EcoBlue with a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
All-new Ranger also delivers standard advanced technologies for a refined, intuitive, engaging driving and user experience, in addition to greater off-road capability than ever before.
Six selectable drive modes 5 complement a chassis that is engineered for improved approach angles, off-road articulation, and ride quality on- and off‑road. Normal, Eco, Slippery, Mud/Ruts, Sand, and – for automatic transmissions – Tow Haul modes adjust parameters including power delivery, traction control, electronic stability control and gear-shift patterns to optimise performance for a variety of driving scenarios.
On- and off-road capability can be further optimised according to the customer’s needs with a choice of two four-wheel drive systems – an electronic shift-on-the-fly system, or an advanced new full-time four-wheel drive system with a reassuring set-and-forget mode, which is standard on Ranger Wildtrak models specified with the 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine.
Drivers can monitor and control many vehicle features using a largest-in-class 12.4-inch digital cluster that replaces traditional analogue instruments, and the 12-inch central touchscreen that also supports Ford’s sophisticated SYNC 4A® infotainment system. 6
Advanced driver assistance technologies include Pre-Collision Assist,5 Lane-Keeping System, 5 and Reverse Brake Assist, 5 in addition to first-in segment technologies such as Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage. 5
Using the FordPass smartphone app, 7 owners and operators can remotely view real-time Vehicle Status and Health alerts, and control features including the segment-first Zone Lighting system, which can selectively illuminate the area surrounding the pickup – ideal for camping or when packing up site equipment.
Ranger Wildtrak external features include standard roof rails for easier load carrying, and enhanced underbody protection for off-road adventures. Inside, the premium Wildtrak interior includes leather seats with Micro Rib tuxedo accents and without fabric inserts to make cleaning easier, a heated sports steering wheel with contrast stitching, ambient lighting, and an Ebony headliner.
Wildtrak customers are also offered the series-unique option of Cyber Orange body paint, in addition to the Agate Black Metallic, Blue Lightning, Carbonised Grey, Diffused Silver, Frozen White, Lucid Red, Arctic White, and Moondust Silver colours available for both Wildtrak and Limited variants.
Ranger Limited also features a luxurious specification as standard, including a heated steering wheel trimmed in Ford’s Sensico™ material, Soho leather seats with Apex style embossing, and a soft-touch vinyl console.
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1 Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey.
2 Ford Ranger 3.0-litre V6 diesel with 10-speed automatic gearbox homologated CO2 emissions 262-273 g/km WLTP and homologated fuel efficiency 10.0-10.4 l/100 km WLTP.
3 Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.
4 Ford Ranger 2.0-litre 170 PS EcoBlue diesel with six-speed manual gearbox homologated CO2 emissions 215-243 g/km WLTP and homologated fuel efficiency 8.2-9.3 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Ranger 2.0-litre 170 PS EcoBlue diesel with six-speed automatic gearbox homologated CO2 emissions 223-247 g/km WLTP and homologated fuel efficiency 8.5-9.4 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Ranger 2.0-litre 170 PS EcoBlue diesel with 10-speed automatic gearbox homologated CO2 emissions 226-247 g/km WLTP and homologated fuel efficiency 8.6-9.4 l/100 km WLTP.
The declared WLTP fuel/energy consumptions, CO2-emissions and electric range are determined according to the technical requirements and specifications of the European Regulations (EC) 715/2007 and (EU) 2017/1151 as last amended. The applied standard test procedures enable comparison between different vehicle types and different manufacturers.
5 Driver-assist features are supplemental to and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgement and need to control the vehicle. It does not replace safe driving. See owner’s Manual for details and limitations.
6 Don’t drive while distracted or while using handheld devices. Use voice-operated systems when possible. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.
7 FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download. Message and data rates may apply.
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