2018 Ford Ranger Latest News: Price, Specs and Release Date
The Ranger is quite popular in US market since it is from there and it was released in 1983. Since its first debut, it was one of popular compact trucks in that market but Ford had some issues in 2010 and 2011. They considered removing the Ranger from US roster in 2012. People had question when the company will send it back to US market, since they could make for the International version. Ford mentioned that the coming of Ranger will only create competition to their F-150 and therefore they didn’t keep it. But few months ago, we heard that the new 2018 Ford Ranger is ready to enter the US market.
2018 Ford Ranger Diesel
We glad that the company is quite promising to give different look for the US version. It wouldn’t be similar to the International version. Ford will do this to please their buyers. Therefore, the exterior design can be changed more. It is suggested to borrow some parts from the F-150, but others said about using modern-classic look just like the new Bronco. We believe that the new 2018 Ford Ranger will be refined from the previous Ranger but with more aggressive look.
The current model is a good truck in the market with many options available. The interior of 2018 Ford Ranger is possible to have new touches from the new Focus. It will be a more premium trucks compared to the rivals. The cabin will be larger than the rivals to give you ultimate comforts. The main highlight will be the quality materials.
2018 Ford Ranger Engine
Move on the engine, the European version has the similar engine as the US version with three different engines. 2018 Ford Ranger will be installed with two all-engines and one previous engine. The previous engine to use will be 3.2 liter turbocharged inline-five. Currently, it is used by Transit to produce about 185 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. For Ranger, it will be tweaked to be almost 200 hp and the similar amount of torque. For the base model, it is speculated to have a turbocharged petrol engine with 250 hp. It will be better than the rivals with the 2.5 liter naturally aspirated engines. Other choice is V6 engine with more than 300 hp.
2018 Ford Ranger is expected to come soon and the Ford official hinted that the price can be quite aggressive which less than $25,000 for the base.