Let the midsize truck wars start! The brand new Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon are simply now hitting the streets, and the 2024 Toyota Tacoma might be revealed on Might 19. However as we speak, we lastly get a take a look at new 2024 Ford Ranger.
2024 Ford Ranger debuts with Raptor mannequin, extra powertrain choices
The large information is that an off-road prepared Ranger variant, the Raptor, lastly involves america. It joins a strong Raptor household that already contains the F-150 Raptor, F-150 Raptor R and Bronco Raptor. The Ranger Raptor is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter “EcoBoost” V-6, the identical engine discovered within the Bronco Raptor. The V6 delivers 405 horsepower and a husky 430 pound-feet of torque.
Designed for desert dunes, the Raptor’s beefy suspension features a Watt’s hyperlink rear suspension, 2.5-inch Fox Dwell Valve shocks, a brand new electronically managed, two-speed switch case, front-and-rear locking differentials, high-strength metal bash plates, and 33-inch BFGoodrich KO3 all-terrain tires.
Extra massive information: The usual Ranger will get a brand new engine possibility. Ranger’s base—and beforehand solely—engine stays an EcoBoost 2.3-liter turbocharged 4. Newly out there is a 2.7-liter turbocharged V6 (additionally a part of the EcoBoost household). The V6 produces 315 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. Most towing capability for the 2024 Ford Ranger is 7,500 kilos (the identical because the 2023 mannequin), with a max payload of 1,805 kilos (55 kilos lower than the 2023 mannequin).
Along with an entire redesign, which incorporates a variety of F-150 styling cues and a extra refined inside, the 2024 Ranger will get a variety of new and helpful options. Contained in the cabin, you’ll see issues akin to a big middle console storage bin, an out there higher glove field, improved under-seat cargo bins within the second row, and fold-flat second-row seats for stowing issues like coolers. Outdoors, the brand new Ranger will get out there built-in mattress steps, a 400-Watt energy inverter with a 110-volt outlet, and a tailgate that doubles as a piece bench.
The Ranger’s tech recreation has additionally been up to date. Along with Ford’s Sync 4A infotainment system, you’ll get a normal embedded 4G LTE modem, an 8-inch digital instrument panel, and a ten.1-inch middle touchscreen. A 12.4-inch instrument panel and 12-inch middle display screen can be found. Different out there tech options embody a wi-fi charger, 360-degree digital camera, Zone Lighting, and a totally automated park help system to assist with each parallel and perpendicular parking.
Within the security division, the 2024 Ranger contains 31 commonplace or out there driver-assist options. Included are such methods as blind-spot monitoring with trailer protection and adaptive cruise management with cease and go functionality. One other cool security characteristic that doesn’t at present exist within the midsize truck phase: Trailer Reverse Steering. This method makes use of cameras to point out flip angles and monitor situations surrounding the truck and trailer, in addition to present real-time trailer-handling teaching.
The Ranger will proceed with its main trims–XL, XLT and Lariat–along with the Raptor. The brand new Ford Ranger will begin at $34,160, and Ranger Raptor at $56,960, together with $1,595 for vacation spot and supply. The Construct and Value web site is anticipated to be out there within the coming weeks.
Each the 2024 Ranger and Ranger Raptor might be assembled on the Michigan Meeting Plant in Wayne, Michigan, with orders starting on the finish of Might 2023. The bottom-engine Ranger and Raptor fashions might be out there late summer time, with the two.7-liter fashions coming on-line in late fall.
For extra data, go to Ford.com/RangerReady.
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2024 Ford Ranger