The Ford Ranger was launched in to meet the growing demand in the mid-size pick-up truck market.
Announced at the Detroit auto show, the Nissan Navara and Volkswagen Amarok rival enters a class that has grown by 83% from 2014 onwards. In comparison, the segment grew in the UNITED kingdom, only 6% from 2016 to 2017.
No changes were made to the Ranger design, but is equipped with a custom frame to meet US tasted it and uses Ford’s 2.3 litre Ecoboost petrol engine, unlike one of the diesel units offered in the UNITED kingdom.
The Ranger is available in three forms: normal, super or double cab. The latter adds an extra row of seats and has four doors.
“Ranger has always had a special place in the hearts of truck fans,” said Ford boss of product development and purchasing, Hau Thai-Tang. “The all-new Ranger is designed for today’s mid-size truck buyer, giving you even more utility, functionality, and technology for those who mix live in the city with the most off-the-grid adventures during the weekend.”
Ford has discontinued the Ranger in North American market in 2011.The market is home to Ford’s best-selling model, the biggest F-150 pick-up. The last Ranger was launched in the UK in 2012 and the survey last year.