The 2018 Ford Ranger will be the best Ranger ever and for the first time it will be available to buy at US Ford dealers.
The GM’s Colorado and Canyon are the compact trucks best selling in the US, though they are quite large. However, now Ford also wishes to share the market and they will launch the new Ranger pickup truck sooner than anticipated.
However, some upgrades can be anticipated from different parts. The new Ford Ranger 2018 will have a distinctive design, and the exterior design does not expect a large change. Though, it is expected that it may be aggressively priced. Of course, it will not be the same as the previous model. The Company will bring all three cab configuration including regular, extended, and a crew cab.
Will the new Ford Ranger 2018 come with new design?
Exterior of the new Ford Ranger 2018 will feature changes in the front side having a large front grille made of chrome. of course, this is very much the same and in the horizontal slat in the middle there is the Ford emblem and on the above there is the Ranger lettering.
The headlights remain the same and the headlights will have some connection with the grille and shape. With respect to technology, there is LED system updated for lighting on the vehicle. The 2018 Ranger will have large aluminum wheels in probably 19 inches, while the mid-sized Ranger rear side will remain the same as its existing model.
There will be more interior features for USA market
Interior of the next gen Ranger will be certainly attractive. In the cabin, buyers can expect more changes. The dashboard is expected to be very clean; there will be a large touchscreen display in 8-inches fitted with infotainment updated system. It also means buyers may anticipate newest generation SYNC system bringing navigation, HD, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, voice controls and a 360-degree camera, besides the advantage of hands-free phone operation.
The center stack will undergo changes and will have the addition of cup holder in the modern design. The lower trims will have cloth or vinyl upholstery, while as standard the higher trims will have leather, with some accents in wood or metal. The upcoming 2018 Ranger will offer more options and the cabin is going to be larger than all its rivals.
2018 Ford Ranger diesel specs and price
There will be four engine options, of which three are diesel. However, the U.S. markets model will have one more engine option. The new 2018 Ford Ranger is expected to have a 3.2-liter inline five-cylinder turbodiesel engine offering 185 horsepower as max power output and torque of 350 pound feet. Another engine expected is 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 generating 325 horsepower and torque of 375 lb ft. nevertheless, if Ford includes V4 gasoline engine, it is highly efficient with the options of 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 generating 280 horsepower and torque of 310 lb ft.
The release date of 2018 Ford Ranger is not announced officially. However, the assumption is that the arrival may be in the second half of 2018 or even a year later. The starting price may be around 21, 000 dollars and with the high end trim levels, it will increase.