The Ford Ranger is a popular & iconic compact pickup truck with a dominant grip on sales in the UK, but what is it about this truck that makes it so popular? Vanarama's ...
The Ford Ranger, it’s got beauty but it’s a beast, so it’s no wonder this pickup is a favourite to lease. Built to battle off-road & on-road conditions, the Ranger works like a trojan in all terrains. Its look is undoubtedly bold but it’s beautiful, if you want to turn heads then this is the pickup for you
The Ranger has a new four-wheel drive system and offers great road holding in the snow or off-road. It also has a great safety pedigree – it got the first five-star Euro NCAP rating awarded to a pickup – and pedestrian protection was a particular highlight in tests.
Ford Ranger Specifications And Dimensions
The Ford Ranger isn’t just bold on the road it’s big on its spec and dimensions too.
- 2.0-litre EcoBlue or 3.2-litre Duratorq diesel engine sizes.
- 6-speed manual or 10-speed automatic gearbox in 2.0-litre EcoBlue standard and Wildtrak models.
- 6-speed manual & 6-speed automatic gearbox in 3.2-litre Duratorq Wildtrak models.
- Various models (Regular Cab, Super Cab & Double Cab)
- Four-wheel/two-wheel drive
- Different ranges: XL, XLT, Limited, Wildtrak, Deranged
The Ranger also has a tow bar allowing it to pull up to 3500kg of braked towage.
Ford Ranger Drive And Trim
Its looks are lavish on the inside too! The Ford Ranger has 4 trim levels: XL, XLT, Limited & Wildtrak, with Wildtrak being top of the range & XL being the standard entry model.
Across the impressive line-up of trims, features include DAB radio, Bluetooth, USB & AUX ports, driver seat lumbar support & an 8” infotainment touchscreen with voice control.
There are loads of extras you can add too.
Ford Ranger Fuel Economy And Emissions
The Ford Ranger is big on power. The new 2.0-litre EcoBlue 157 kW (213 PS) diesel engine develops 500 Nm of torque. This makes it the ideal choice for carrying heavy loads and towing, while delivering strong fuel efficiency, up to 36.6 mpg (7.7 l/100km) combined. This diesel engines combine outstanding fuel efficiency with excellent driveability and refinement. Its state-of-the-art design helps to keep running costs down without compromising on payload or performance.
The 3.2L Duratorq TDCi 200 PS (147kW) diesel engine available in the Wildtrak
Ford Ranger Finance
How much does it cost to lease a Ford Ranger?
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Ford Ranger XL
If you opt for the Ranger XL there are a number of body styles to choose from. With a Double Cab 4x4, Regular Chassis Cab 4x4, Super Cab 4x2 & 4x4 & Regular Cab 4x2, there should be a model for everyone. In the cab, the driver’s window is a one-shot model, while the front windows are electrically operated. The door mirrors are also electrically operated – & are heated for a quick getaway on winter mornings.
Ford Ranger XLT
There are two XLT body styles to choose from - the Double Cab 4x4 & Super Cab 4x4. Under the bonnet there’s a 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, combined with a six-speed manual gearbox. As well as the features on the XL, the XLT also has a heated windscreen & good-looking 16-inch alloy wheels. To keep the driver comfortable on long drives, cruise control is a feature on the XLT, while you can keep in touch thanks to the Bluetooth hands-free phone facility, which also features USB connectivity & Voice Control System.
Ford Ranger Limited
Take a step up from the XLT & choose the Limited,which is more advanced when it comes to technology. There are two body styles to choose from – the Double Cab 4x4 & the Super Cab 4x4. Plus there are two engine options - the 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, with automatic or six speed manual gearbox & the 3.2 Duratorq diesel engine, which is combined with a six-speed manual gearbox. On the outside, the Limited looks good with its 17in alloy wheels, its door mirrors are power-foldable & feature puddle lights. To make parking easier there are parking distance sensors, & the driver also benefits from a large, multi-function colour display.
Ford Ranger Wildtrak
The Ranger Wildtrak, which comes solely in the Double Cab 4x4 body style, goes even further when it comes to technology. You get all the great benefits of the Ford Ranger, such as the Duratorq diesel engine, which makes use of variable geometry turbochargers to gain increased power (as well as increased torque of 365Nm). There is also the choice of a 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine or a 3.2-litre Duratorq diesel engine. There are 18-inch machined alloy wheels to look great, & the style continues with the body-colour front bumper, sports highlighting & Titanium front grille. Making reversing even easier is a rear-view camera, & finding your way is a breeze with the full-colour satnav. Luxurious touches include leather wrapped steering wheel & Ice Blue ambient lighting.
View the Ford Ranger Limited spec brochure