The 2024 Ford Ranger is lastly right here, and it guarantees to be way more aggressive than the dated Ranger that Ford was promoting earlier than. Even higher, we truly get the Ranger Raptor this time round. It could not have a V8, however we’ll take a twin-turbo V6 when it makes 405 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. And now, the configurator is reside, so you may mess around with the Ranger to determine the one good spec only for you.
Interestingly, if you choose the Raptor, there actually aren’t any choices. You can add just a few equipment, together with a bedliner that looks as if a necessity, however past that, it’s simply paint and wheels. Ford gives 9 paint choices on the Raptor, however solely three are precise colours. We’re keen on the Shelter Green Metallic, though Velocity Blue Metallic additionally appears to be like fairly darn good. Also, for an extra $1,495, you may improve to beadlock-capable wheels.
If you step right down to the common Ranger lineup, you’ll discover that though Ford mentioned a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6 that makes 315 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque is an possibility, it’s not obtainable on the configurator. If the two.3-liter isn’t highly effective sufficient for you, you’ll have to attend till “late fall 2023.” Also, the Shelter Green Metallic paint that we talked about earlier seems to be a Raptor unique as a result of it’s not an possibility on the common Ranger.
The XLT appears to be like prefer it’ll most likely be the most well-liked trim stage, however if you happen to haven’t been maintaining a tally of truck costs recently, chances are you’ll be shocked at how dear they’ve gotten. If you need four-wheel drive on an XLT, you’re taking a look at a value of slightly below $40,000. Meanwhile, a four-wheel-drive Ranger Lariat is simply about $1,000 lower than a Chevrolet Colorado ZR2.
So how would you spec your Ranger? Head on over to the configurator, after which tell us down within the feedback.