Ford launches the next-gen Ranger in NepalPosted On: September 14, 2022 By : Shuva Raj Khatri
Ford has launched the next-gen Ranger in Nepal. The next-generation Ranger comes powered by one of two diesel drivetrains: a 2.0-litre turbo engine (mated to a 6-speed AT) and a 2.0-litre bi-turbo engine (mated to a 10-speed AT). The new Ranger has been offered in three variants: the XL, the XLT and the Wildtrak–at a starting price of Rs 1.06 crore.
Design and features
The new Ranger gets a new bolder black grille, which is incorporated with LED multi-reflector headlamps as standard; the top variant–the Wildtrak–comes with adaptive Matrix LED headlights. The headlamp unit is surrounded by C-clamp LED DRLs. Inside, the new premium pickup features a leather-wrapped power steering wheel with mounted control buttons and behind it is an 8-inch digital instrument console. The pickup comes with either a 10.1-inch or a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system, depending on the variant.
The double-cabin pickup comes with a plethora of convenient features such as cruise control, eight-way adjustable driver seat, remote key, push start button, reverse camera, wireless charger, and rain-sensing wipers, among others.
The new pickup comes with new safety features such as front and rear parking sensors, ESC with freewheel protection system, hill-assist, rollover mitigation, auto high beam, autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, forward-collision warning with brake assist, and lane keeping assist, among others.
Engine and specifications
The next-gen Ranger is powered by one of two diesel engines: the 2.0-litre turbo and the 2.0-litre bi-turbo engine. The 2.0L turbo engine is capable of generating a power of 170 Ps at 3500 rpm and a torque of 310 Nm at 1500-2750 rpm. And the 2.0l bi-turbo engine–mated to a ten-speed automatic transmission–is capable of producing 210 Ps of power at 3750 rpm and a torque of 500 Nm at 1750-2000 rpm.
The new Ranger comes with four on-road and two off-road modes: Normal, Eco, Tow/Haul and Slippery, Mud/Ruts, and Sand.
|Engine||2.0-litre turbo engine, 4-cylinder||2.0-litre bi-turbo engine, 4-cylinder|
|Max. power (Ps)||170 at 3500 rpm||210 at 3750 rpm|
|Max. torque (Nm)||310 at 1500-2750 rpm||500 at 1750-2000 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed automatic||10-speed automatic|
|Drive system||4 WD||4 WD|
|Fuel tank capacity (L)||80||80|
|Ground clearance (mm)||235||235|
|Water wading capacity (mm)||800||800|
Ford next-gen Ranger price in Nepal
The new Ford Ranger has been launched in three variants: the XL, the XLT, and the Wildtrak–at a starting price of Rs 1.06 crore (for the XL), and it goes up to Rs 1.46 crore (for the Wildtrak).
|Next-gen Ranger models||Price in Nepal|