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Considering the 2021 Ford Ranger STX Special Edition? Get the XLT
Considering the 2021 Ford Ranger STX Special Edition? Get the XLT

The 2021 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck now comes with another available package for the base XL model. It's called the STX Special Edition package and Ford announced it this week. That's not to be confused with the STX Appearance package, or maybe it is. The STX Special Edition costs $995, but...Read More»

2021 Ford Ranger equipped with Tremor Off-Road Package
2021 Ford Ranger Tremor off-road pickup revealed: Mighty mid-size temblor

Ford's smallest truck received a big off-road update Monday. The truckmaker announced it would port its popular hardcore off-road package from the Super Duty series into the 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor. The brute pickup will boast hardware updates including a factory lift, chunky tires, updated...Read More»

2020 Ford Ranger equipped with Ford Performance accessory packages
Built Ford tough, tougher, or toughest? Ranger pickup adds available off-road hardware

New versions of the Ford Ranger mid-size pickup can be fitted with ascending levels of off-road hardware at dealerships, the automaker announced Tuesday. The first two of three off-road packages will be available at dealers in August. The third off-road package won't be available until next summer...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator, 2018 LA Auto Show
2020 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2020 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Mid-size pickup buyers have big decisions to make. The 2020 Ford Ranger and 2020 Jeep Gladiator are relatively new mid-size trucks available to buyers after a nearly decade of mid-size pickup delinquency from both Ford and Jeep-parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The two trucks go about their...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger recalled again, this time for defective taillights

The 2019 Ford Ranger has been recalled for defective taillights that reduce the visibility of the mid-size pickup truck and can increase the risk of a crash, according to a statement by the NHTSA released Monday. A misaligned connector in the right and left rear taillight terminals is the cause of...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Review update: The 2019 Ford Ranger hauls more than cabbage

The Ford Ranger returned to the U.S. in 2019 after a seven-year hiatus, but it’s not a new truck. The 2019 Ford Ranger sitting on Blue Oval dealership lots across the U.S. is a refreshed version of the global truck that has been sold in developing countries for nearly a decade. Yet, the...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Ford recalls new Ranger pickups for fire risk

Ford is recalling its brand-new midsize Ranger pickup for a potential fire hazard, the company announced Monday. The risk stems from the climate control system's blower motor, which may have been built without enough clearance between its base plate (which is conductive) and an electrical terminal...Read More»

2020 Ford Ranger FX2
2020 Ford Ranger FX2 is the Baja pickup ready for cities

Tradition won't skip Ford's newest pickup truck. On Wednesday, Ford announced that the 2020 Ford Ranger FX2 will be available for order as a $595 upgrade on the mid-size pickup. The package adds off-road tires, front skid plates, an electronically locking rear differential, and chunkier styling...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Ford recalling 8K Ranger pickups for seat belt defect

Some 2019 Ford Ranger pickups will be recalled for a seat belt defect. The automaker said Friday it will recall 7,580 Ranger extended-cab models for a right-front seat belt assembly issue. The recall only affects Ranger SuperCab models. Trucks that feature the faulty seat belts may not hold...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger nearly aces crash tests from IIHS, headlights falter

The 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck performed well in crash tests by the insurance-funded IIHS—including the new small-overlap passenger-side crash—the agency reported last month. The rating applies to four-door Crew Cab models, which are more popular with shoppers. A "Marginal"...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger recalled for transmission fault, rollaway risk

The 2019 Ford Ranger has been recalled over a faulty transmission shift cable bracket that could allow the pickup truck to roll after being put into park, Ford said Wednesday. In total, about 2,500 2019 Ranger pickups in the U.S. may have transmission shift cable brackets that were not torqued to...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Chevrolet Colorado: Compare Trucks

Not long ago, evolution of the pickup truck species left reality and normal-sized parking spaces behind. “Full size” doesn’t apply anymore, “supersize” does. That’s left white space for so-called mid-size pickups like the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado and 2019 Ford...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package
2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package turns lights out on mid-size pickup truck

The 2019 Ford Ranger's optional Black Appearance Package announced Monday dresses the automaker's new mid-size pickup truck with dark-finish wheels and exterior trim. It's not just about looks: the package includes a few functional upgrades. For $1,995, the package includes glossy black 18-inch...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Walking into a Ford dealer and picking out a pickup truck isn’t easy anymore. The 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size truck and 2019 Ford F-150 full-size pickup overlap in more ways than some shoppers might expect. Overall, we rate the 2019 F-150 and 6.5 and the 2019 Ranger at 5.8 on our scale that...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Maybe you have a small business and need a truck to haul tools? Maybe you spend a lot of time outdoors and need a truck to haul gear? Maybe you like the freedom of an open bed or a tall ride height? Maybe we ask too many questions. Mid-size trucks like the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2019 Toyota Tacoma...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

In pitting the 2019 Ford Ranger against the 2019 Nissan Frontier against one other, we find ourselves comparing the newest mid-size pickup truck on the market with the elder statesman of (relatively) inexpensive haulers. The Ranger was revived for 2019 while the Frontier’s design hasn’t...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2020 Ford Ranger recalled for shifter that could pop out of park

The 2020 Ford Ranger only began to reach dealership lots last month, but the automaker said Wednesday it will recall about 3,500 trucks in North America. Ford said that there is potential for drivers to shift the truck's gear lever out of park while the car is off and without a foot on the brake...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck to be rated as high as 23 mpg combined, Ford says

According to Ford, the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck will return best-in-class fuel economy for gasoline-powered trucks. The automaker said on Tuesday the 2019 Ranger is estimated to return 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined. Those figures are for a two-wheel-drive Ranger, while...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger specs reveal stout turbo-4 that overachieves

Anemic bug trucks from the 1990s just got swatted. When the 2019 Ford Ranger goes on sale later this year, the revived mid-sizer from the Blue Oval will pack a wallop. The truckmaker announced Friday that the 2.3-liter turbo-4 under hoods of the new Ranger will tow up to 7,500 pounds, lug up to...Read More»

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