Update: January 2017, Ford is finally confirmed production of new model, probably for the end of the year 2018.
Ford is going to bring its Ranger again to the market for the model year 2017 or 2018, but this time, the model will feature a more aggressive design than before. It will also come with more engine options and inspiring towing figures when compared to the earlier model. Ford is in great hopes that the 2017 Ford Ranger will set the novel limits in the sector by means of its latest technology features and an uncompromising healthy ability, and it is expected to be launched in more than 180 global markets. It also comes with a luxurious and stylish cabin with more comfort than before.
2017 Ford Ranger redesign
The external design of the 2017 Ranger will be more modern and aggressive than before as its front part comes with an aggressively redesigned hexagonal grille to offer it a commanding presence on the street, and its brawny hood flows would express a sense of competence. The angular projector headlamps in the front, fog lights and the taillights at the back add on its impressive posture, as well. As the model is still under construction, much information is not available at present. However, it is expected that the new model Ranger would get a more contemporary external design with other notable changes to impress buyers, both existing and potential.
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Ford Ranger 2017 Interior
The interior of the 2017 Ford Ranger also gets some notable changes. The cabin of the new truck offers a sedan-like ambiance to offer a comfortable ride to its inhabitants with a luxurious look. It comes equipped with lots of conveniences and technological features, such as a crispy touch-screen display with the size of eight inches, a new instrument panel, double-zone automatic temperature control, adaptive cruise control, a 360-vision camera, parking sensors and a blind-spot screen. All seats are made of high-quality materials, upholstered in base material or premium leather to offer buyers an option to choose according to their tastes and needs. Adequate safety to the passengers and the driver has been provided with a sufficient number of airbags.
2017 Ford Ranger interior
This time, four different power units will power the new Ford Ranger 2017, according to the needs of buyers. Accordingly,
The first powertrain will be a six-cylinder power unit with the displacement of 2.7-liter EcoBoost to offer the truck the peak power and torque of 325 horsepower and 375 lb.ft per foot respectively.
The second powertrain option will be a four-cylinder turbo diesel unit with the capacity of 2.3 liters EcoBoost I-4 to produce the maximum power and twist of 280 ponies and 310 lbs per foot respectively.
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There are some gossips that the new truck would get another low-capacity diesel variant to generate the minimum power of 129 ponies to offer and enhance fuel economy.
The final powertrain to operate the new truck should be a V4, 3.2-liter five-cylinder capacity turbo diesel unit to offer the truck the essential power and twist of 185 ponies and 350 lbs per foot respectively.
All the four power units will be mated to a six-velocity manual or automatic transmission system to send power to the rear wheels or to the four wheels of the truck. There is a rumor about one more engine, the 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6, but we will wait for official information.The transmission should be six-speed manual and newest 10-speed automatic transmission, with an option for RWD and 4WD drivetrain.
Base price and the date of release
The date of release of the new Ford Ranger is expected to be the second half of 2018 with the starting price of $23,000.
2017 Ford Ranger photos