Ford Ranger is amongst the most prominent vehicles of Ford. This model gets routine updates on a yearly basis. Currently, for 2018 Ford Ranger, the company is preparing a new design. This new model will get a new style and shape, along with certain revised features. It will feature an impressive appearance for attracting buyers. It is expected that this car will be amongst those with successful sales in the market.
This 2018 model will, in fact, be the second model of the generation. Supposedly, it will continue with not much major changes as compared to the introductory model. Features of this vehicle will be more comprehensive. Some changes include a more robust front end, better interiors, updated diesel powertrain and also more comfort.
The new exterior design of 2018 Ford Ranger is quite promising. The front fascia of this vehicle is based on some crossovers of Ford. It will also be getting angular fog lights and headlamps. Midsection creases and flared fenders are amongst the exterior design features that make this compact truck look tougher and more modern. Other than these, there are not many significant changes brought to an exterior of this vehicle.
2018 Ford Ranger Interior
The new interior is simpler and looks more cars like that before. The dashboard is also lowered and it also features a lot of angular movement. The instrument panel is also not that complex. There is a new 8-inch touch screen display which is available on top trim levels. The material used inside the cabin has also changed, although buyers still have an option of choosing between premium and base upholstery. All options offered are rugged and is likely to last long.
Other than a revised infotainment system, there will not be many changes in terms of technology in 2018 Ford Ranger. Safety will supposedly be offered in the same level as the previous model. Safety options include parking sensors and a rearview camera along with standard safety options.
Engine Specification and Performance
Since this pickup will not offer major changes as compared to previous models, engine options offered will also remain the same. Thus, this model will be featuring four distinctive engine options to choose from. There will just be one petrol unit in powertrain lineup of 2018 Ford Ranger. This will be a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine, capable of generation 164 HP along with a torque of 166 lb-ft.
Diesel options are relatively more diverse, with 2.2-liter 4-cylinder turbo diesel standing out. It will produce either 158 HP and a torque of 284 lb-ft, or a lowered output of 129 HP and better fuel efficiency. A 3.2-liter 5-cylinder turbo diesel unit serves as the strongest option, capable of generating 197 HP along with 347 lb-ft of torque. All engines will be paired with either automatic or manual transmission with six units of speed.
Price and Availability
Price of 2018 Ford Ranger will not very much from the previous model. It is expected to be released at the start of 2018 with a price tag between $23,000 and $36,000.