2016 Ford Ranger Pickup Review, Specs, Engine

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The Ford Ranger is a pickup truck produced by the American car manufacturer Ford. The current model which has been around since the late 2011, generated big success, but it wasn’t available in the United States. However, the new 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup is scheduledd for arrival, and the company decided that they needed to improve the new vehicle in order to compete with its rivals.

The 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup will be sportier, more sleeker and stylish and it will definitely prove the expectations of the fans.

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Release Date of Ford Ranger Pickup

The new 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup was unvield at the 2015 Frankfut Motor Show, and the vehicle is expected to hit the US market in early 2016.

Price for Ford Ranger Pickup 2016

The starting price for the 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup will be around $20,000. Chepear than the Ford F-150 which starts at $24,000.

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However, we can expect that versions with higher trim levels and more powerful engine goes up to $50,0000. The key rivals of the new pickup truck will be the 2016 Toyota Tacom and 2016 Hyndai Santa Cruz.

Ford Ranger Exterior

The exterior of the new pickup truck is going to feature many changes compared to the 2011 model. The 2016 Ford Ranger will have a strong and stylish look. The truck will be about 190“ long, 66“ tall and 70“ wide.

The vehicle will be available as a two-door, while 4-door versions will be available on higher trim models. The car will be produced with high-quality materials, which resulted in better fuel efficiency and better performance.

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It also comes with higher towning capacity and it will be able to pull up to 3000 pounds of load and carry anothe 1000 pounds. Front fasica will feature beautiful high-quality LED headlights and rectangular grille.

Interior of new Ford Ranger

The interior of the new Ranger will be sleek with modern updates. The cabin will have plenty of comfortness with a strong technological aspect integrated as well.

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The 2016 Ford Ranger will feature tech features such as Lane Keeping Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), Hill Launch Assist, and Hill Descent Control.

2016 Ford Ranger Pickup Engine and Transmission

As far as the engine is concerned the 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup will come with two diesel and one petrol engine option. The first option, is a standard 2.2 liter Duratorq 4-cylinder TDCi diesel engine capable of producing 160 horsepower and up to 285 lb-ft of torque.

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More fuel efficient engine with same displacment will be availavle as an option, with 130 hp and 22% better fuel efficiency. Second diesel option will be a 3.2 liter Duratorq 5-cylinder TDCi engine, able to generate 200 hpand 345 lb-ft of torque.

The only petrol option is expected to be a 2.5 liter Duratec engine that can produce 165 hp and 165 lb-ft of torque. All mentioned engines will be linked up to a 6-speed automatic transmission unit with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive available.

The fuel efficiency of the 2016 Ford Ranger Pickup is improved by 3.5%, thanks to Automatic Start/Stop Technology and now offers fuel consumption of 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.

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