The Ranger model from Ford is a very famous vehicle and all people eagerly await the release date of the newly 2018 Ford Ranger. According to Ford, they will have to wait the second half of the 2017 year. The new model will come on the dealerships with great improvements in almost every segment. We can expect so many updated systems as well as slightly redesigned interior and exterior design and improved engine capabilities. In the following review, you can find out why the next 2018 Ford Ranger is the perfect model for you.
2018 Ford Ranger – Very Attractive Design:
This model will be definitely more stylish than the current one. The general design remains the same, but the addition of style is definitely noticeably. There is going to be some little changes and improvements from the outside. We can start from the front fascia, and here we can see the same front grille as in the current model. On the other hand, the front bumper will receive some minor changes. This bumper is fitted with the larger air intakes as well as with the LED fog lights.
The new noticeably 2018 Ford Ranger will use the same headlights as before with the same design and with the same LED system. According to rumors, this model will be offered in all three styles including regular cab, extended cab, and crew cab. Also, we can expect brand new headlights and brand new grille in the higher trims. At the sides, this model will ride on 19-inch aluminum wheels. At the rear fascia, this model will be exactly the same as before.
The cabin will contain so many high-quality materials including aluminum, carbon fiber, wood, and leather. Leather upholstery is available for the seats and for the steering wheel. At the dash, we can notice some aluminum details. All the seats are very supportive and because of that, the comfort is on the high level. Some of available high-tech and standard interior features include well know SYNC (updated), 360-degree camera system, dual zone climate control, HD and satellite radio, Apple CarPlay and Android auto, so many safety systems and connectivity options, adaptive cruise control, and many others as well.
2018 Ford Ranger – Engine and Transmission:
This model will have few engine options and in the USA, we can expect brand new engines. There is going to be a 3.2-liter inline five-cylinder turbo diesel engine that is capable of delivering 197 hp. One more great engine option is a 2.2-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine that is capable of producing up to 158 hp. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission system. Also, you will be able to choose between RWD and 4WD drive type. Unfortunately, EPA rates of this model are still unavailable.
2018 Ford Ranger – Release Date, MSRP, and Competitors:
The release date of the 2018 Ford Ranger will be most likely in the second half of 2017. The base version will have a starting MSRP of around $22.000 and that is a Regular cab. Main competitors of the refreshed Ranger are Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma.