The Next Generation of Ford Ranger

The new Ford Ranger, known widely as the Next-Gen Ranger, was announced in 2022 and orders were taken towards the end of the year. 

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The new Ford Ranger is a robust pick-up truck that has been redesigned for 2022. It features a bold exterior, a luxurious interior, and a range of engine options, including a V6 powertrainIt also has two four-wheel drive systems, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and a new Platinum model.

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The new Ford Ranger offers two V6 engine options: a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 and a 3.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V6. The diesel V6 produces 184kW and 600Nm, and is available on the Platinum and Wildtrak modelsThe petrol V6 makes 292kW and 583Nm, and is exclusive to the Ranger RaptoBoth engines are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmissionThe V6 engines are more powerful and torquey than the 2.0-litre diesel engine that is also offered on the new Ranger

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The new Ford Ranger has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 kg when using trailer brakes, and 750 kg when using no trailer brakesThis applies to both the V6 and the 2.0-litre diesel enginesThe towing capacity may vary depending on the model, the payload, and the accessories fitted on the vehicle.

Towing with the 2023 Ford Ranger Sport V6 and XLT I4

The new Ford Ranger has a fully redesigned interior that offers more comfort, technology and storage than the previous modelThe cabin features a 12.3-inch touchscreen with SYNC 4, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, and a Bang & Olufsen sound systemThe interior also has a second glove compartment, larger door pockets, and fold-flat rear seats for extra spaceThe new Ranger comes in different trim levels, including the Platinum model that has a bespoke exterior and a luxurious cabin with leather seats, wood trim, and ambient lighting.

Useful Links:
NEW 2023 Ford Ranger UK Owners Group - 
Facebook forum for owners and enthusiasts with a wealth of information about the NEW Ranger 

Reviews of the Next-Generation Ranger:
Auto Express (3 Mar 2023) - Link
What Car (28 Feb 2023) - Link
Car Magazine (24 Nov 2022) - Link
CarWow - Link
HeyCar - Link