TSC Ford Specialist in Englewood is always up to date on the latest 2019 Ford Ranger news, and we want our customers to be in the know as well. This mid-sized pickup truck is making its big return to the market, and it’s about time. Check out some of the latest news on this Ford tough truck, and get yourself in one to experience the ride.
First off, you will find a fully boxed ladder frame with six cross members making up the backbone of the 2019 Ford Ranger. The modified frame provides a sturdy mounting location for the front and rear steel bumpers, as well as an integrated trailer-hitch receiver as an add-on option. So what can we compare this truck to, and who might the competition be? Well, you can put it right up there with the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Toyota Tacoma, and Nissan Frontier pickups, and let’s not exclude the unibody Honda Ridgeline.
In the powertrain department, the 2019 Ford Ranger is offering a 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbocharged I-4 engine backed by a 10-speed automatic transmission. There will not be a manual transmission option offered, unfortunately. Engine output has yet to be released, but people are guessing it will be a similar rating to the 2.3-liter EcoBoost found in the Ford Explorer, offering 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.
This head-turning truck comes in a range of fantastic colors: Saber, Lightning Blue, Hot Pepper Red, Absolute Black, Magnetic, Ingot Silver, White Platinum and Oxford White. But let’s not forget about the stylish interior on the inside as well. With lots of leg room and simple, classic style, what’s not to love?
The Ford Ranger will come in three trims to choose from, the XL, XLT, and Lariat, all studded with unique grilles and optional LED headlights. Choose from supercab and supercrew cab with four full-size doors for your preferred body style, as well as 4 drive modes for when you are out on the terrain: Normal, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Ruts, and Sand. It’s an adventurer’s dream!
The FX4 off-road package styles it up with beefier, upgraded tires, a steel front bash plate, off-road tuned suspension, skid-plates, and a cool Trail Control/Hill Descent Control. Drivers also have the option of a two-speed transfer case and electronic locking rear differential.
The 2019 Ranger is set to hit the dealer showroom by late 2018, straight from the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant. Pricing, as well as fuel economy, and official power ratings will be available later on, but there is speculation that the price will start around $25,000 for a base model and about $40,000 for a Lariat FX4. We all know Ford’s reputation for world-class towing and payload capabilities, so expect ratings to get over the 7,000 pound mark.
TSC Ford Specialist in Englewood is excited to hear the latest 2019 Ford Ranger news, and we hope to have enlightened you on this newly revamped truck. Of course, no matter what Ford you drive, be sure to bring it by the shop for proper maintenance and expert repairs. We’ll keep your vehicle running smoothly and ensure a safe, efficient ride.