DETROIT — Ford expects to make a large dash in a midsize pickup marketplace when it revives a dear Ranger nameplate on an all-new pickup early in 2019.
Rolling out of an public plant in Wayne, Mich., a new Ranger is formed on an design Ford grown for sale around a world, though engineers contend each square of a U.S. version’s support is new.
The new Ranger brings Ford behind to a midsize pickup marketplace that it deserted in a U.S. in 2011. The margin is now dominated by vehicles like a Toyota Tacoma and Chevrolet Colorado.
To make an impression, Ford is loading adult Ranger with tech and a turbocharged engine choice. Besides a fuel-saving 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine, Ranger will also offer a 10-speed involuntary transmission.
Ford won’t exhibit power, fuel economy or towing ability yet, though it’ll be a warn is a Ranger isn’t rival with renouned midsize pickups like a Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.
Ford will build Rangers with dual cabs and 5- or 6-foot boxes. The interior facilities and trim slip toward durability, not luxury.
Running rigging will embody shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, a locking electronic differential and Dana axles.
Other accessible facilities will embody LED conduct and taillights BO audio, blind mark warning for a lorry and trailers, 4G LTE prohibited spot, adaptive journey control, walking showing and unconstrained puncture braking.
In further to a suburban Detroit plant that builds Rangers for U.S. sales, Ford produces a lorry in Thailand Argentina and South Africa. It’s one of a world’s best-selling pickups.