Competes with: Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier and Chevrolet Colorado
Looks like: A Ranger with more aggressive styling cues, an updated headlight design and a more sculpted body
Powertrain: 270-horsepower, turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine or newly available 315-hp, 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, 10-speed automatic transmission, rear- or four-wheel drive (Ranger); 405-hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter EcoBoost V-6, 10-speed automatic transmission, four-wheel drive (Raptor)
Hits dealerships: Late summer; models with the 2.7-liter coming in late fall
Ford is launching its 2024 Ranger with some big promises: The automaker is calling the latest iteration of its mid-size truck the most capable and connected Ranger yet. On the capability side, the Raptor off-road performance variant joins the Ranger lineup this year, adding to the automaker’s Raptor roster, which includes the F-150 Raptor and Bronco Raptor.
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In connectivity, the Ranger gets an updated multimedia system as well as loads more driver-assist features. The redesigned Ranger also gets more towing technology and added storage and convenience features along with a newly available 2.7-liter V-6.