By Avite Mbabazi
Emaswati will soon get their hands on the new Ford next-gen Ranger.
Looking to build on the success of the previous model, Ford launched the next-gen Ranger in South Africa on 5 December 2022. The new model is available as a double cab for the moment with other variants expected next year.
“Tough, smart and versatile, this Next-Gen Ranger is the perfect partner for work, family and play. It’s packed with new features and technology for you to get the most out of your Ranger life. “Ford South Africa’s website declares.
“So how much will the new Ford Ranger cost?” enthusiasts might asking.
Well, the cheapest models are the base 2.0L SiT Double Cab 4×2 6MT and 2.0L SiT Double Cab 4×4 6MT that start at E486, 000 and E528, 600 respectively. The 2023 Ford Ranger comes various models including base models, the XL, XLT and the Wildtrack
|2.0L SiT Double Cab XL 4×2 6MT
|2.0L SiT Double Cab XL 4×2 6AT
|2.0L SiT Double Cab XL 4×4 6MT
|2.0L SiT Double Cab XL 4×4 6AT
|2.0L BiT Double Cab Wildtrak 4×2 10AT
|2.0L BiT Double Cab Wildtrak 4×4 10AT
|3.0L V6 Double Cab Wildtrak 4WD 10AT
According to a review by Businesstech South Africa; the largest business news website in South Africa, the Next-Gen Ranger line-up of Double Cab models comprises three powertrain options, manual and automatic transmissions and the choice of two or four-wheel drive systems.
Moreover, the base models will include vinyl upholstery, climate control, 16-inch steel rims with all-season tires, an 8-inch driver display, a 10-inch vertical infotainment unit with Apple Car Play and Android Auto, four speakers, a multifunction steering wheel and hill assist.
Every model in Ford’s line-up would enable customers to express their uniqueness by accessorizing their vehicles with a growing list of over 200 factory-backed adventure, urban and commercial accessories, concludes the review businesstech.