Sime Darby Auto Connexion has launched eight variants of the updated Ford Ranger, and apparently there’s a Ranger for each kind of lifestyle. Yes, there’s eight models for you to choose from – nine if you include the soon-to-be-launched Ranger Raptor.

There’s lots to get your head around, too. The range comprise of two engines with three outputs, and depending on the model of your choice, there’s a six-speed and 10-speed automatic transmission as well. Prices range from RM91k to RM145k, so here’s a handy spec-by-spec breakdown for clarity.

Ford Ranger 2.2L XL Single Cab Manual – RM90,888

Gets as standard:

Mechanicals

  • 2.2 litre (commonrail direct injection) inline-four with Variable Geometry Turbo
  • 160 PS @ 3,200 rpm, 385 Nm @ 1,600 – 2,600 rpm
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Limited slip differential
  • 4×4 High Rider chassis
  • Electronic shift-on-the-fly 4×4 system
  • Front suspension: Double wishbone with coil spring
  • Rear suspension: Leaf spring
  • Brakes: Ventilated discs up front, drums at the rear

Exterior

  • Halogen reflector headlights with manual levelling
  • Bulb-type daytime running lights
  • Black front grille
  • Powered side mirrors, manually foldable
  • Bulb-type tail lights
  • Front and rear fog lamps
  • Cargo LED light
  • 16-inch alloys with 255/70 Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684 II tyres
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Side step
  • Bedliner
  • Colours: Cool White, Meteor Grey, Aluminium Metallic
  • Cargo bay volumetric capacity: 1.18 cubic metres

Interior

  • Urethane steering wheel with control switches
  • Electric power assisted steering (EPAS)
  • Audio head unit with USB
  • Two speakers
  • Manual single-zone climate control
  • Front 12V socket
  • Driver-side one-touch down power window
  • Fabric, two-way adjustable manual seats

Safety

  • Dual airbags
  • Immobiliser
  • ISOFIX mounting points
  • ABS with EBD, Electronic Brake Assist (EBA) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Rollover Mitigation
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Adaptive Load Control

Others

  • 1,000 kg maximum payload
  • 3,500 kg maximum towing capacity
  • 800 mm water wading depth
  • Approach angle: 29.4 degrees
  • Rampover angle: 21.5 degrees
  • Departure angle: 22 degrees

Ford Ranger 2.2L XL Double Cab Manual – RM95,888

Adds on:

Interior

  • Four speakers

Ford Ranger 2.2L XL Double Cab Automatic – RM103,888

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • 6R80 six-speed automatic transmission

Ford Ranger 2.2 XLT Manual – RM109,888

Adds on:

Exterior

  • Automatic halogen projector headlamps
  • Chrome front grille
  • Auto rain sensing wipers
  • Power adjustable and foldable wing mirrors, with turn signals
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 265/65 Dunlop Grandtrek AT22 tyres
  • Sport bar
  • Colours: Lightning Blue, Magnetic, Absolute Black, Aluminium Metallic, Frozen White

Interior

  • Cruise control (passive)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • SYNC 1, 4.2-inch head unit with Bluetooth, voice control and USB
  • Six speakers
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Premium fabric seats
  • Four-way manual adjustable driver’s seat

Safety

  • Reverse camera
  • Volumetric burglar alarm system

Ford Ranger 2.2L XLT Automatic – RM116,888

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • 6R80 six-speed automatic transmission

Ford Ranger 2.0L XLT+ Automatic – RM124,888

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • 2.0 litre Si-turbo inline-four diesel engine with VGT
  • 180 PS @ 3,500 rpm, 420 Nm @ 1,750 – 2,500 rpm
  • 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift

Exterior

  • Automatic HID projector headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • 265/60 Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684 II tyres
  • Easy Lift Tailgate

Interior

  • SYNC 3, eight-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth, voice control and twin USB ports
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto support
  • Dual four-inch screens in instrument panel
  • Dual-zone auto climate control
  • Leather seats
  • Keyless entry with push-start button
  • Ford MyKey
  • Cooled centre console

Ford Ranger 2.0L Wildtrak 4×2 Automatic – RM134,888

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • e-Locking rear differential

Exterior

  • Wildtrak styling and radiator grille
  • Front LED fog lamps
  • Puddle lamps under side mirrors
  • Front parking sensors
  • Polished 18-inch alloys with 265/60 R18 tyres
  • Wildtrak sport bar
  • Bedliner with 12-volt socket
  • Roof rails
  • Colours: Frozen White, Magnetic, Absolute Black, Saber

Interior

  • GPS Navigation
  • Wildtrak premium leather/fabric seats
  • Eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • 230-volt AC outlet

Safety

  • Side and curtain airbags (six in total)
  • Tailgate lock (via physical key)

Note: Wildtrak 4×2 does not have Hill Descent Control

Ford Ranger 2.0L Wildtrak 4×4 Automatic – RM144,888

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • 2.0 litre bi-turbo inline-four diesel engine with VGT
  • 213 PS @ 3,750 rpm, 500 Nm @ 1,750 – 2,000 rpm

Interior

  • Active Noise Cancellation

Safety

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning and Assist
  • Semi Automatic Parallel Parking
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking, pedestrian and vehicle detection

Ford Ranger Raptor – price TBA

Adds on:

Mechanicals

  • Specially-calibrated 10R80 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 285/70 R17 BF Goodrich K02 high-performance all-terrain tyres
  • 332 mm-ventilated discs for front and rear
  • Twin-piston calipers up front, single-piston 54 mm calipers for the rear
  • Wider tracks, up by 150 mm
  • Increased ground clearance, up by 50 mm
  • Front suspension: Aluminium double wishbone with Fox Racing Shox Internal Bypass Dampers and anti-roll bar
  • Rear suspension: Coilover shocks with Fox Racing Shox Internal Bypass Reservoir Dampers and Watt’s linkage
  • Rear locking differential
  • Electronic power assist steering wheel with changeable mode
  • Six drive modes (Terrain Management System) – Normal, Sport, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Sand, Rock and Baja

Exterior

  • Raptor styling and model-specific radiator grille
  • Dyno Grey accents
  • Raptor wide body kit
  • 2.3 mm-thick metal bash plate
  • Dual front and rear recovery tow hooks
  • Black textured aluminium side steps
  • Colours: Lightning Blue, Race Red, Shadow Black, Frozen White and Conquer Grey

Interior

  • Raptor-specific instrument cluster
  • Raptor steering wheels with red 12 o’ clock marker
  • Magnesium paddle shifters
  • Alcantara leather sports seats with large bolsters
  • Ford Performance door sills
  • Raptor-specific gear knob

Safety

  • Emergency Assistance

Others

  • 2,500 kg maximum towing capacity
  • 850 mm water wading depth
  • Approach angle: 32.5 degrees
  • Rampover and departure angles: 24 degrees
  • 283 mm ground clearance

Now, SDAC announced that all new Ranger customers who register their vehicle before January 31, 2019 will get a two-year or 40,000 km free maintenance package. The first 888 buyers who register their Ranger – up to December 31 – will also receive an electrical goods voucher worth RM1,000.

The Ranger Raptor however, will only be officially launched at the upcoming Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS 2018). You can compare the specifications of all the Ranger models at CarBase.my.




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