The Ford Ranger was arguably the most popular small truck lines within the United States; until the automaker decided to no longer make it available. A large amount of consumers were not pleased with this decision and their sentiment may be a part of the driving force that is propelling Ford to bring the Ranger back from the shadows for 2016.
2016 Ford Ranger Engine Specs
A variety of spy photos have surfaced adding additional fuel to the flame of anticipation. Ford has not unequivocally confirmed the reemergence of the discontinued vehicle; but industry insiders strongly contend that the 2016 model year will give birth to the needed lineup filler for Ford. Insiders also deduce that is the 2016 Ford Ranger were outfitted with a 3.2 liter diesel engine, it would have enough power to tow a locomotive which would make it the most popular within the market.
Often referred as the “global ranger” the new truck is said to be, on average, 10% smaller than the Ford F-150 pickup truck and it will exceed the larger truck in fuel economy. It is speculated that in some cases, the new Ranger will be able to achieve 30 miles per gallon. This will result if the new Ranger is not given the same 2.7 liter V-6 EcoBoost engine that currently powers the F-150.
2016 Ford Ranger Design
The Ranger is currently available outside of the United States, but when it will be released as a 2016 model within its home country is yet to be released. Industry analysts it does not make much financial sense for Ford to reintroduce the Ranger to American markets other than to fulfill the feel of nostalgia within fans of the pickup truck. Recent spotting within Denver has critics wondering if Ford will lean more toward nostalgia as a means of generating revenue via the vehicle.
Either way, as of now, there is no word as to when and where the 2016 Ford Ranger will be debuted or how much the base cost will be. It is reasonable to believe that the pricing will be just below the pricing of the most basic trim level of the Ford F-150 and will offer more environmental options than other options within Ford’s truck lineup. Should the vehicle contain a diesel fueled engine that will also factor into the pricing?
Historically, the 2016 Ford Ranger has been engine and designed for the entry level truck buyer. It is not an option for those desiring luxurious amenities or an extensive listing of optional features. This vehicle is more like the first apartment of the trucking industry. Traditionally borrowing from its larger siblings in order to cover the basics of what a truck is meant to do. Although not a top of the line, pull out all the stops options, the 2016 Ford Ranger is not intended to be as stripped down as a go-cart either. It is widely speculated that the base model will rival its nearest competitors as it will provide consumers with creature comforts that they enjoy the most.
2016 Ford Ranger Release Date and Price
Keep in mind, all is purely speculative until Ford decides to confirm the existence of the new Ranger and indicate when it will grace dealership showrooms about the country. The 2016 Ford Ranger is currently available outside of the USA, but when it will be released as a 2016 model within its home country is yet to be released. This model will cost about $ 20,000.