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Ford launches the next-gen Ranger in Nepal

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.

Engine2.0-litre turbo engine, 4-cylinder2.0-litre bi-turbo engine, 4-cylinder
Fuel typeDieselDiesel
Displacement (cc)19991999
Max. power (Ps)170 at 3500 rpm210 at 3750 rpm
Max. torque (Nm)310 at 1500-2750 rpm500 at 1750-2000 rpm
Transmission6-speed automatic10-speed automatic
Drive system4 WD4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)8080
Seating capacity55
Ground clearance (mm)235235
Water wading capacity (mm)800800

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 modelsPrice in Nepal
XLRs 1,05,90,000
XLTRs 1,19,90,000
WildtrakRs 1,45,90,000

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