The nameplate, Ford Ranger defines three distinct model lines. 2018 Ford Ranger refers to the model lineup of Ford F-series that is manufactured especially for the USA market since 1983, is a compact pickup truck. The manufacturer is carving to introduce its stronger version of F-series, which is redesigned into mid-sized pickups for the global market.
Way towards manufacturing of 2018 Ford Ranger
The upcoming Ford Ranger will carry a distinctive look with some attractive changes. Several sources have predicted the fact and come to a point that this Ranger might be in relation to Ford F-150. In this case, it will be interesting how much of the design configuration would carry over to the new vehicle.
There is another fact that F-150 has got three cab configurations, and then new Ford Ranger is likely to come in regular cab, crew cab, and extended cab.
It is expected that Ford will offer a lot of parameters to enjoy that can meet one’s requirement. The automaker might enlarge front tow hooks protruding under its bumper. The front/ rear grille, front/ rear bumper, headlights, and taillights will likely remain unchanged. But rumors have suggested that there is a possibility of the introduction of new grille along with headlights design.
At the rear end, the truck’s profile will get an updated tailgate, Ranger’s unique trim line and fully dropping rear-window. The rear bumper will be a traditional step-bumper, tailgate with Ford’s spring loaded assistance and offer LED lighting on the bed. In addition, 2018 Ford Ranger might get either 17 or 19-inch alloy wheels for all terrain adventures.
All new Ford Ranger will get a change in its interior design that will surely be praised by its fans. It is expected to offer changes in the dashboard with an uncluttered layout. The center console will remain clean and support gear-shifter.
If someone thinks to check the technological aspects, then one will get a navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, Radio, Voice control systems along with 3600 camera view. With leather-lined seats and vinyl seat covering, occupants will enjoy each and every ride comfortably.
2018 Ford Ranger – Drivetrain
The 2018 Ford Ranger is likely to come with four engine options in which three will be diesel. With an addition of 3.2 liters inline 5-cylinder turbodiesel engine, new Ford Ranger can produce a maximum power of 185 hp and a maximum torque of 350 lb-ft. Another diesel variant will be a 2.7 liters EcoBoost V6 engine that can produce 325 hp and 375 lb-ft. of torque.
The inclusion of gasoline variant will be 2.3 liters, EcoBoost 4-cylinder that can produce 280 hp of power and 310 lb-ft. of torque. Through all these engine specifications it is clear that new Ford Ranger will become a performance truck for all its fans.
2018 Ford Ranger – Price and Competitors
The price of new Ranger is still under the roofs, but it is predicted to reach $25,000 for its regular cab. Considering its competition, then 2018 Ford Ranger will set a rivalry against Chevrolet Colorado, Nissan Frontier, and Toyota Tacoma.