2017 Ford Ranger

Work on the 2017 Ford Ranger is in final stages, so soon we can expect its premiere. First information are available, but there is room for more changes. This is modern truck, with attractive appearance, excellent performance and comfortable interior. Sleeker styling should bring more buyers, and that is main object for new pick-up from US company.

2017 Ford Ranger

2017 Ford Ranger platform

The 2017 Ford Ranger will be built on the same platform as its predecessors. It is Atlas, which has been used for many trucks, and its highlights are steel and aluminum parts that brings extraordinary durability. With more use of lightweight materials, new Ranger is keeping on weight lose. So it will be for 2017 year model. Comparing to current vehicle, new model is longer and wider.

2017 Ford Ranger redesign

Exterior of the 2017 Ford Ranger is dominated by new grille. However, with this part, came new bumper and lights. Now, Ranger is sharper and aggressive. LED lamps add some more stylish appearance, while roof gets some new lines. Inside, there is plenty of room for head and legs for all passengers. High quality materials are going to be used for seats and upholstery. Infotainment is also boosted with new features under MyFord touch system. Bluetooth and USB connectivity come standard, as well as air-conditioning, satellite navigation and traffic control system. Safety is on the highest level in 2017 Ranger, with many assist features for driver. This is especially important for parking, with sensors and rearview camera installed for all trims of new Ranger.

2017 Ford Ranger rear view

2017 Ford Ranger engine

The 2017 Ford Ranger is going to get its power from three different types of drivetrains. Base models are packed with 3.2-l TDCi 5-cylinder unit, and this option can produce around 200 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. New systems can improve fuel consumption for 10 percent, which will make new Ranger run 25 mpg combined. Second option is diesel-powered engine. It is 2.2-l TDCi Duratorq, which delivers less power, round 160 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Last unit is 2.5-l direct-injected Duratec engine. This one could be possible in hybrid mode, but this information wasn’t confirmed by company.

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