2018 Ford Ranger Leak And Release Info
The current Ranger in Australia will be replaced by a new model in 2020. Despite this, an update has been spied on tests on Australian roads not long ago. It seems that this update will be released with the 2018 Ford Ranger and is set to bring improvements to the truck. These should allow pre-emptive competition without much effort. The test mule had covered its front end, which suggests not only a different design, but also some new features.
Exterior and Interior
As we said, the 2018 Ford Ranger will probably borrow a number of design elements from the larger trucks. While the international model is fine, it really does not have the design features needed to succeed in the US Moreover, the design of the current truck is quite old so it would be a good thing to change it. At the front of the truck, you will probably receive the carved headlights and similar to those found in the F-150 grid. The cabin on the other side, as well as on the sides of the 2018 Ford Ranger will probably have a number of design features more in common with the international version.
There is no reason to believe that the new 2018 Ford Ranger will not be identical to the international version inside. This would allow Ford to improve the materials and level of the basic equipment without increasing the price of the truck due to increased research and development costs. In terms of appearance, we can expect a more vertical design similar to the current European version of truck sports. This would give the new 2018 Ford Ranger a small edge over some of its rivals. A high-end version with leather upholstery, ventilated seats and even things like genuine wood inserts can also be added to the range.
International variant comes with four different drive groups, but most likely the American version of 2018 Ford Ranger is powered by a completely different alignment. Speculation tells us that one of the engines will be taken from Transit pickup trucks. A 3.2-liter 5-line turbo diesel with a production of 185 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque is a good choice for the new collection. However, there should be at least two other options. The following online offers much more power than the 3.2 liter. A 2.6-liter EcoBoost six-cylinder comes with 325 horsepower and 375 lb.-ft. of torque. Thanks to this 2018 Ford Ranger engine will be more powerful than the current Tacoma model. It is planned to complete an alignment of the gasoline engine. For example, Ford can choose the 2.3-liter EcoBoost Explorer 4. 2.3-liter engine provides less power than the previous unit, but still quite powerful (280 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque). There will be no surprises with regard to the transmission system. Both the six-speed manual and automatic will be available for all power trains, except the base engine. 3.2 liters will be coupled to a single automatic transmission. Driving mode is optional: a buyer can choose between all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive.
Release and Price
The truck will likely receive many changes to what was earlier in order to bring it closer to the design of its F-150 trucks. 2018 Ford Ranger The price is still unknown, but given the competition would not be surprised if Ford decides to establish a starting point of about $ 23,000.