Pricing has been announced for the all-new Ford Ranger ute range, which starts from $35,930 before on roads
The range begins with the 4×2 XL single cab 2.0-litre variant which will start from $35,930 before on-road costs.
Ford has said it has tried to tailor the Ranger for a range of budget and buyers – hence the 24-strong model lineup that spans four powertrains and six trim levels in a lineup that spans $50,000 between base and top-spec models. The range tops out with the recently unveiled Ranger Raptor which will cost $85,490 before on-roads and takes in XL, XLS, XLT, Sport and Wildtrak variants on the way up.
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As confirmed by Chasing Cars earlier in 2022, two V6 engines will join the lineup while the previous premium-tier 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel becomes the base engine, in single- and twin-turbo variations. We’ve detailed the new Ranger engines here.
The 2022 Ford Ranger is open for pre-orders now through the Ford dealership network, with first deliveries to take place from June.
Four engines are available for the new Ranger lineup including a 2.0-litre single turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine, a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel four cylinder engine, a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine and a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V6 exclusive to the Raptor.
The base 2.0-litre single-turbo diesel four cylinder produces 125kW/405Nm, while the 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine makes more power and torque, rated at 154kW/500Nm.
Both V6 engines are new to the range, with the turbo-diesel variant producing an impressive 184kW of power and 600Nm of torque from just 1750rpm.
The petrol twin-turbo V6 will take things a step further with a considerable 292kW/583Nm. This will be mated to a ten-speed automatic transmission that will also be used for the turbo-diesel V6 variant.
The Wildtrak name returns for 2022 and will be available with either the 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel four-cylinder or new 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel. This model will be priced from $67,190 before on-roads for the four-cylinder and $70,190 for the turbo-diesel V6.
A new Sport variant arrives which sits below the Wildtrak models in the range and will also be powered by either the 2.0-litre twin-turbo four or the 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6. The Sport starts at $63,690 before on-roads for the four-cylinder and $66,690 for the 3.0-litre V6.
Ford Australia president and CEO Andrew Birkic said that the Ranger offers fantastic value for money for customers.
“Ranger is a world class vehicle, with significant leaps forward in technology, safety and capability across the range.
“The 2022 Ranger line-up offers a vehicle for every customer, for work, family or play,” Mr Birkic said.
Standard specifications for the entry level XL include a 10.1-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, an 8.0-inch digital drivers display and steel underbody protection.
Standard safety features include adaptive cruise control, AEB and lane-keep assist. Nine airbags are standard, while blind-spot monitoring, a reversing camera and rear parking sensors are included only on the extended-cab and dual-cab models.
To compare, the Wildtrak includes much more standard kit such as roof rails, unique 18-inch alloy wheels, a power roller shutter, tie down points in the tray and puddle lamps.
The range-topping Ranger Raptor features Fox racing suspension, 17-inch wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich all-terrain rubber, a 2.3mm steel front bash plate and an electronic locking rear differential.
The Ford Ranger is also available with a multitude of extra options for 2022 and several off-road and touring packs to suit the needs of buyers.
Available on the XLS 4×4 and 4×2 is the $750 tech pack that includes Sync 4 infotainment, built-in navigation, DAB radio, dual-zone climate control, rear air vents and keyless entry with push button start.
For Wildtrak buyers, there is the option to upgrade to the $1500 premium pack that includes matrix LED headlights, LED tail lamps, auxiliary overhead switches and a premium B&O sound system.
Off-road and touring packs are available for the XL and XLS variants. For the XL and XLS 4×2 off-road package, steel underbody protection, 17-inch all-terrain tyres and locking rear differential are available for $1150.
A tow pack can be added to Rangers that don’t come with a tow bar as standard (in this case the XL and XLS). A tow bar and integrated brake controller is an additional $1700.
All prices listed are before on-road costs.
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