The Ford Ranger is going to make its reentry in the U.S market after the manufacturer discontinued its production back in 2012. Ford is known for their high-performance pickup trucks. The manufacturer has launched plans of producing a new flagship of this model for the U.S market. The vehicle will enter the auto market as 2018 Ford Ranger and is going to feature major upgrades on the interior and exterior designing as well as powertrain performance. The 2018 Ford Ranger USA is a mid-size pick-up truck with elegant exterior designing and comfortable interior styling.
2018 Ford Ranger USA – Exterior and Interior Changes:
The car is going to adopt a distinctive exterior profile in relation to F-150 model. The automaker is planning to offer three cab configuration into the U.S market. These are the regular cab, crew cab, and extended cab. The regular cab is targeted for commercial buyers since there is no current mid-size truck offering regular cab option. The crew cab and extended cab configurations are targeted for consumer sales. The front bumper, grille, and LED headlight designs will undergo minor changes. The truck’s front tow hooks have been enlarged, protruding from under the bumper. Consumers can choose from either black or chromed bumper depending on the trim level.
The 2018 Ford Ranger USA is going to offer a large front air dam to enhance engine cooling. The car is likely to maintain its previous luxurious chrome bar design as well the roof rack bars. At the rear end, you should expect the traditional step bumper featuring frame-mounted trailer hitch receiver. The trailer hitch receiver is offered optionally. The new Ford Ranger is going to ride on a standard 17-inch alloy wheels. For those who want more off-road performance, you can opt for the 19-inch offered in high trim models.
The upcoming 2018 Ford Ranger USA brings various enhancements, especially in the interior cabin. This is to enhance comfortable and luxurious interior designing. Expect more substantial upgrades inside the 2018 Ford Ranger USA such as leather upholstered seats and spacious increased headroom and legroom. Standard interior features also include a premium sound system with satellite radio, Bluetooth smartphone integration, CD/MP3/MP4 player, USB port interface and others. The new Ranger comes with plenty of driver assistance and safety features including premium safety belts, quality airbags, traction control, Parking, Driver Impaired monitor, adaptive Cruise Control, and also Lane Keeping Assist.
2018 Ford Ranger USA – Information about Engine:
There is still no confirmation from Ford on the specific powertrains options that will be offered for the 2018 Ford Ranger. So, the regular Ford Ranger is offered in few engine options. The first engine will be powered by the 2.2-liter engine with Ecoboost Technology. This engine is rated to produce up to 158 hp. The automaker is also adopted an optional 3.2 liter turbocharged diesel engine, which is capable of delivering up to 200 hp. Transmissions choices include a standard six-speed transmission and optional six-speed automatic. The diesel engine also might be offered with 8-speed automatic transmission. Furthermore, the consumers will have to choose between standard front Wheel Drive and optional four-wheel drive (AWD) option.
2018 Ford USA – Rumors Date and Expected Price:
Ford has not yet confirmed the official pricing and release date for the upcoming 2018 Ford Ranger USA. However, there are high chances that 2018 Ford Ranger USA will be released in the last quarter of 2017 or at the beginning of the year 2018. It will be priced from rumors between $22,000 and $38,000.