With the wraps having come off of the lengthy awaited new Ford Ranger final yr, the Blue Oval has now divulged spec and value particulars of the workhorse centered single cab and SuperCab fashions.
Not talked about concurrently the double cab’s stickers last year, the 4 mannequin Ranger single cab vary and the six by-product SuperCab line-up all make use of the two.0-litre Panther turbodiesel engine as the three.0-litre Lion V6 stays bespoke to the double cab Wildtrak.
Energy of Panther
In a primary although, the latter designation strikes all the way down to occupy flagship standing on the SuperCab on the expense of the XLT that now serves because the mid-range trim grade above the entry-level XL. On the only cab, the beforehand untitled base trim falls fully, leaving solely the XL.
As for the Panther models, the only turbo powers your complete single cab vary with outputs of 125kW/405Nm delivered to the rear or 4 wheels through a pace guide or six-speed automated transmission.
On the three tier SuperCab aspect, the only turbo prevails on the XL and XLT, however with the choice of the 154kW/500Nm bi-turbo mill on the latter and because the sole choice on the Wildtrak.
This implies the usual inclusion of not solely four-wheel-drive, but additionally the recalibrated Common Motors co-developed ten-speed automated gearbox.
Made to work
Construct alongside the double cab and shortly the brand new Volkswagen Amarok at Dearborn’s Silverton Plant exterior Pretoria following the document R15.8-billion investment two years in the past, the only and SuperCab’s dimensions are similar to these of the double cab, however differ within the loadbox and payload departments.
Whereas nonetheless capable of tow as much as 3 500kg and wade water lower than 800mm, two Euro palettes can now be accommodated within the single cab’s loadbin, with that of the SuperCab measuring 2 305mm from bulkhead to tailgate.
Relying on the mannequin and cab configuration, the payload varies from 964kg to 1 186kg with the bottom clearance, whatever the drive wheels, being unchanged from the double cab’s 237mm.
As with the four-seat mannequin although, a cargo administration system has been built-in into the loadbox, with the Wildtrak upping the ante additional by boasting a normal binliner and slits moulded into the aspect of its field itself to permit for a split-type compartment design just like the Maverick offered in North America.
At least six tie-down hooks in addition to exterior rails full the cargo field, together with customary plastic safety on its edges and, on the Wildtrak, a normal side-step in addition to a 400-watt inverter with 12 and 240-volt retailers situated within the inside partitions.
Specification-wise, the XL comes customary with a locking rear differential, a body-coloured entrance bumper, 16-inch alloy wheels, air-conditioning and the ten.1-inch SYNC4 touchscreen infotainment system with wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
As an choice, a complete of six XL Improve Packs can be found that provides, amongst others, dual-zone local weather management, 17-inch wheels, cruise management, a reverse digicam and what Ford calls a particularly designed off-road pack made-up of all-terrain tyres, a plastic gasoline tank guard and metal underbody safety for the entrance lip, engine and switch case.
Upping the ante, the XLT will get LED headlights and daytime working diodes together with physique colored mirrors, door handles and bumpers, side-steps, a towbar that requires further on the XL, plus the next:
- electrical home windows
- fabric seats
- upgraded materials trim
- leather-trimmed steering wheel and equipment lever
- keyless entry
- push-button begin
- electrical mirrors
- drive mode selector with 4 settings; Slippery, Eco, Regular and Tow/Haul
As on the XL, the Ranger XLT might be spruced from six XLT Improve Pack comprising 17 or 18-inch alloy wheels, the talked about off-road package deal, a wi-fi smartphone charger, built-in satellite tv for pc navigation and an look package deal that sees a black end being utilized to the grille, door handles, mirror caps, on the bumpers, fog gentle surrounds and to the added sports activities bar.
On the protection entrance, each the XL and XLT have the next as customary:
- Roll Over Mitigation
- ABS and EBD
- 4 airbags
- Traction Management
- Hill Launch Help
- Trailer Sway Management
- Load Adaptive Management
- Dynamic Stability Management
- Hill Descent Management on 4×4 fashions
Non-compulsory on the latter although as a part of the XLT Upgrades Packs are Pre-Collison Help, Ahead Collision Warning, Lane Maintain Help, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Highway Departure Warning, Submit Influence Braking and Auto Excessive Beam Help.
Finishing the vary, the Wildtrak swaps the ten.1-inch show for the twelve-inch setup, and positive aspects the wi-fi smartphone as customary, along with the digital e-shifter, Mud & Ruts and Sand modes, Lively Park Help and the 360-degree surround-view digicam.
In addition to the Wildtrak aesthetic that options on the double cab in addition to on the just lately revealed New Zealand market Everest Wildtrak, the Ranger SuperCab Wildtrak’s customary specification sheet additionally features a step built-in into the rear bumper, 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone local weather management, partial leather-based electrical seats, ambient lighting and auxiliary overhead switches.
Commonplace security and driver help methods embody Adaptive Cruise Management, Highway Edge Detection, Blind Spot Monitoring with Trailer Show, Evasive Steer Help, Lane Centering, Lane Maintain Help, Rear Cross Site visitors Alert, Submit-Collision Braking, Ahead Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking and a tyre strain monitor.
On-sale from March this with order books now opening, pricing for the brand new Ranger single cab and SuperCab features a four-year/120 000 km guarantee in addition to the choice of a service plan that may be prolonged to eight-years/165 000 km at a further value.
Ranger Single Cab
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL – R464 200
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL AT – R477 800
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL 4×4 – R531 300
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL 4×4 AT – R545 000
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL – R485 400
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL AT – R499 900
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XL 4×4 AT – R542 900
- Ranger 2.0 SiT XLT AT – R547 100
- Ranger 2.0 BiT XLT 4×4 AT – R688 900
- Ranger 2.0 BiT Wildtrak 4×4 AT – R772 800