While other automakers are showcasing their 2017 pickup trucks, Ford is getting ready to launch the 2018 model of the small pickup truck. The 2018 Ford Ranger is anticipated to be made with superior and captivating features which will make it the best when put side by side to other brands in the same category. The updates is going to be in the interior and exterior to ensure pickup users enjoy overall great experience in their cruise at any point in time.
2018 Ford Ranger: Styling and Equipment
Ford’s Ranger which is among the most popular trucks in last decades is coming up with other models that will take up the market from the competitors. The 2018 Ford Ranger is coming with the features that will place it on top of other brands around. Though most of the exterior and interior information about this vehicle has not been confirmed there are speculations and estimations about the possible features to expect in the exterior as well as the interior part of this great small pickup truck coming from Ford. The front end of this truck is expected to look more bossy and rugged when compare with the predecessors. There are improved front headlights, front bumper as well as chrome-like front grille which will completely transform overall look of this truck exterior. The back end is also made perfect with improved features and wonderful functionalities. The rear lights are expected to come with LED technology and the rear bumper made bolder than the predecessor.
The 2018 Ford Ranger is expected to come with spectacular styling and it is coming with design solutions to most flaws discovered in the predecessors. There is 8-inch screen display where the functions, features and the systems are going to be controlled. The seats are made with highest quality materials which will offer users improved comfort and pleasure in their cruise. It is equally expected that this vehicle will be coming with enhanced tech features in the entertainment as well as convenient system. So, you should be expecting mp3 or CD supporting audio player as well as FM audio system. There is also going to be quality speakers to offer the truck users chance to enjoy their cruise with this truck even in off-road terrain. Air conditioning system and climatic condition will help to improve the comfort users will enjoy with this vehicle. It will also come with good connecting systems including Bluetooth, USB port and Wi-Fi internet connection.
Lots of automakers are coming up with their brands that will compete with the upcoming 2018 Ford Ranger. So, competition will likely be tough between this pickup truck and other models from other automakers. Some of the possible automakers that will come up with brand to compete with this pickup include: Toyota, Nissan, Chevy, Dodge and others. The safety features lacking in the older model of ford ranger are going to be made available in the upcoming 2018 model. Some of the possible safety features include: Traction control, airbags, stability control, seatbelts, traction control, blind spot monitoring, auto braking system and lots of others.
Engines and Transmission
For the power under the hood of this 2018 Ford Ranger it is expected that the truck will come with same engine option in the other models. So, you should be expecting 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. Another engine possible for this truck is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine which was found in Ford F-150. It is likely that this ford ranger will also use 2.2-liter turbo 4-cylinder diesel engine offering more than 250 lb-ft of torque or even up to 300 lb-ft of torque. The engines will be paired with 10-speed automatic transmission system which will transmit the power to the all-wheels. The fuel economy will be dependent on the engine option and the standard engine will offer 31 mpg combine city and highway.
Starting Price and Release Date
The price 2018 Ford Ranger is expected to be below $25,000 so as to make it more competitive than other brands in the market. But the information is yet to be confirmed by the automaker. The release date is also still not known as this pickup truck is still undergoing its production process.