The Ford Ranger is a very popular truck which is designed by American car manufacturing giants, Ford. Ranger had been one of the most successful trucks in the automobile market before it was pulled out in favor of Ford’s F-series which includes trucks like F-150, F-250, and F-350. Owing to the immense popularity of the F series, Ranger was almost forgotten. But now, with the advent of a new year, the news is that Ford is finally planning to revive their prized product and bring it back into production once again in the form of brand new 2017 Ford Ranger.
2017 Ford Ranger – News Overview:
The 2017 version of Ranger Ford is expected to come with a big fat bag of modifications. This new truck model is set to attract people like bees to flower with its new improvements, changes, and modifications. Primary changes will be featuring in the departments of exterior designing, interior furnishing and engine improvements and tweaks. Sadly, not a lot of news is available yet, but we will try to make the best of what is available in this review. Stay tuned and check in regularly for any new updates and news.
Easily Noticeable Changes on the Exterior Body:
On this brand new and latest 2017 Ford Ranger, we will get to see a vast amount of changes. These changes will be quite easily noticeable because of the version of this truck being so modern from its predecessors. The designers have done a fine job with the entire body work of this new truck, putting in details that are very soothing to the eye. At a glance, one would feel assured that this truck has details, each of which has been paid minute attention to and has been subjected to strict scrutiny.
The body styling of this brand new 2017 version of Ford Ranger truck is now much more versatile with futuristic designs. The very latest technologies have been employed in carving out such a fine toned body. Materials of reputed make and high quality have been employed in putting together all the pieces and making the body of this new truck look complete. These materials are highly resistant to any deterioration and are surely going to outlast most of its competitors. Aluminum is one of the main ingredients in the body of this truck. This has ensured that the weight of 2017 Ford Ranger is not very high, and it can be much more fuel-efficient.
Aggressive and Muscular Looks:
Looks are quite muscular and aggressive with muscular curves fitting in well. The front fascia of 2017 Ford Ranger truck features a grill design made in chrome which accounts for a major part of aggressiveness. We also have matching LED lights for powering head lamps and tail lamps. These lights not only look very contemporary but also enhance the looks of this truck. Visibility provided by them has now also been improved. Front and rear bumpers have been redesigned to fit in with the design.
For a truck, 2017 Ford Ranger has a pretty decent interior design. Seats are smooth and comfortable, having been made from high-quality materials. Space inside the cabin is not much of a complaint or problem as this truck will have lots of space. Safety and security features have also been adequately taken care of. 2017 Ranger comes with stability control; ABS, airbags, and lane change assist. It also has a camera and keyless entry feature. The infotainment system has also been provided.
2017 Ford Ranger – Engine and Mileage:
Powering this brand new 2017 Ford Ranger, are two engine options to choose from, which is yet to be officially confirmed. These are:
- A 2.0L unit with 240 HP and 270 lb-ft of torque. This engine has a mileage of 21/30 mpg on city/highways.
- A turbocharged 2.3L EcoBoost engine with 285 HP and 205 lb-ft of torque. Its mileage is yet to be announced.
Other engines may be announced. Transmission provided has also not been confirmed, although it is known to come with AWD system.
2017 Ford Ranger – Price and Competition:
The 2017 Ford Ranger is set to lock horns against formidable foes like Jeep Wrangler and Honda Ridgeline. It has quite and effective pricing options to fight them out. Starting from as low as $23,000, it may also prove to be a rival of Ford F-150. Prices are expected to soar till as high as $36,000. Early 2017 is slated for its release.