July 29, 2021
One of America’s most successful automobile companies, Ford, is still producing top of the range vehicles. The 2020 Ford Ranger is undoubtedly one of the most popular Ford brands in the market. The truck offers unbeatable efficiency, is easy to park, and handles quite well on the road and off the road.
The Ford Company does not compromise on engine quality and performance, and the Ranger is no different. This truck is powered by a turbocharged 2.3 liter 4 cylinder engine that delivers herculean horsepower and torque.
At 270 horsepower and 310 pounds per feet of torque, the Ranger has enough muscle to tow up to a maximum weight of 7500 pounds easily. The upcoming models will have a more potent V6 engine that’ll take the power output to a whole new level.
Unbeatable Fuel Economy
The Ranger is as fuel-efficient as it is powerful. One thing to note here is that the Ford Ranger comes in three variants, the XL, the XLT, and the Lariat. The standard Ford Ranger rear-wheel drive in the XL and the XLT has a fuel economy of 21 MPG driving around the city and 26 MPG on the highway.
The all-wheel-drive variant has an even better fuel economy with 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the road.
The new Ford Ranger comes equipped with a standard 10-speed automatic transmission that is available in all trims. The transmission system efficiently transfers power to the 2WD and 4 WD drivetrains and is mostly attributed to the Ranger’s fuel economy.
The transmission system also delivers a decent acceleration of 6.1 seconds from 0-60 mph. It also features four drive modes Normal, Snow or Grass, Sand, and Sport. The transmission, coupled with a suspension capacity of 2885 pounds, delivers smooth rides in all terrains.
Advanced Technology Features
Terrain management system, Trail Control, the Ford Co-Pilot 360, BLIS, and Automatic ABS: these are some of the major technological features available in the 2020 Ranger. The technology optimizes the user experience and supplements the performance of the vehicle – the trail control and terrain management technology ensure smoother rides.
The Co-Pilot 360 ensures the overall safety of the truck. The technology also includes an infotainment system with an 8.0-inch screen and a Wi-Fi platform. The Ford Connect.
Reliable Safety Features
The 2020 Ford Ranger has various safety features in its Co-Pilot 360 platform, which gives the vehicle very satisfactory safety ratings. The Co-Pilot 360 includes a lane-keeping system, a collision-avoidance system as well as blindspot monitoring technology that alerts the driver in case of any obstacles in the car’s blind spot. The truck also features an emergency automatic braking system, a parking assist, and the standard safety airbag features for all passengers.
There is a lot to love about the new Ford Ranger. The muscular engine, technological safety features, and overall user-friendly features further the competitiveness of the truck in a tough segment. To learn more about the new Ford Ranger, stop by and see us at Glenn Polk Ford today!