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Here is the next Ford Ranger 2023

Ford proclaims loud and clear that this new Ranger is not the one we will have in Canada, but we were given exactly the same comment for the current generation. However, it is the Tidy Australian that we had with some modifications. It would be amazing if it was different for this one.

As with the current international generation (from 2012 to 2022) and North America (from 2019 to today), it is from Australia that the Ford ranger. Although it originates in the land of the kangaroos and is distributed in more than 180 countries, an international team contributes to its development. Ford Canada tells us that the Ranger is not the one we will have in 2023 in Canada. We can hardly believe it since we were given the exact same comment when he returned in 2019. However, we did receive the Australian Ranger but with technical modifications. We can therefore assume that this Ranger is a big taste of what we will have in 2 years.

Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2022 (International model shown)

Maverick and F-150

In terms of design, the Ranger is, like its position in the range, at the junction of the Maverick and the F-150. This is particularly convincing when it comes to the configuration of optical units. Like the manufacturer’s pickup trucks, it adopts clip-on headlights with an LED strip for the more equipped models. The radiator grille evolves depending on the version, but we can say that it is quite complex in its approach. For protection and decoration purposes, the Ranger gets skid plates up front as well as wheel arches in contrasting color.

Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2022 (International model shown)

Almost the same

At the rear, the design is very scalable and continues the line of other Ford pickup trucks. The RANGER embossed inscription is returned to the cash register panel. The lights are also LED. So far, Ford Australia has unveiled 5 Ranger variants; Obviously, this is one of the most important differences with our market, they are not the same ones that are marketed in Canada. An interesting novelty for access to the body, Ford now offers a “step” integrated behind the rear wheel arch.

Ford Ranger XLT 2022 (International model shown)

Modern and techno interior

In the cockpit, we erase everything and recommend from the start. The current Ranger was beginning to show the signs of the age, it was ready for a complete overhaul. The overall style is quite a bit more clean and simple. This is the new approach with Ford products. The Ranger, still depending on its height in the range, can be equipped with digital instrumentation as well as a 10.1 or 12-inch multimedia screen. We therefore find the latest version 4 of SYNC, more user-friendly and more efficient than the previous ones.

Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2022 (International model shown)

Engines

De facto, you should know that the Ranger is gaining in proportions even if it is still based on the same platform. Indeed, it is now longer and wider by 50 millimeters. Under the hood of international models, Ford grants 3 turbodiesel engines, including a new 3.0-liter V6, as well as two 4-cylinders: the first is a turbo engine, the second a biturbo. Closer to home, the 2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder gasoline engine is renewed. At this time, Ford is not disclosing horsepower and torque figures. In the case of the 2.3-liter, it is currently developing 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. However, we know that this engine has variations as in the Mustang and the Bronco where the power reaches 300 horsepower. Ford should also keep the 10-speed automatic transmission we already know.

Ford Ranger 2022 (International model shown)

And U.S ?

Ford says he’s not our Ranger. If this is true, it’s a shame, because this new generation has everything to please us. We can tell, the 2023 North American Ranger will be almost identical to the International Ranger. As always, a few modifications will be needed to meet North American standards, but, basically, here is the new Ranger.

 

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