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Ford Ranger News (Page 2)

Ford Ranger News

Get the latest news and photos of the Ford Ranger. On this section of Torque News you can also find out the new Ford Ranger's release date and all the news-buzz on the available engines, towing capacity, specs, pricing and more.

By Jimmy Dinsmore on February 16, 2021 - 3:03PM
Ford Ranger Tremor can challenge Tacoma TRD in the small truck segment as Chevy presents a challenger and Jeep too. All four off-road smaller trucks have merit and loyal followers, but which one is the best?
By Jimmy Dinsmore on February 11, 2021 - 4:06PM
2021 Ford Ranger Tremor makes a case to be considered along with Raptor and Bronco when it comes to off-road ruggedness. Tremor package is new for Ranger in 2021 as Ford expands Tremor across entire truck line.
By Marc Stern on January 18, 2021 - 11:36PM
When the 2023 Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor are unveiled in 2022 they will look a lot more like the F-150 than they have in the past. The new platform will be the same as that used for the Bronco. The engines will likely be the same and the transmission will be a 10-speed.
By John Goreham on January 6, 2021 - 5:15PM
Toyota’s Tacoma pickup truck continues to dominate the industry. The ones to watch are the Ford Ranger and Jeep Gladiator.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on October 2, 2020 - 1:38PM
Ford continues to resilient year with increase in sales amongst Ford F-150 and Ranger. Truck sales up more than 8 percent from third quarter of last year showing that consumer confidence is growing amidst a pandemic-driven downturn.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on September 23, 2020 - 9:54AM
STX Special Edition Package is available for 2021 Ranger XL 4x2 or 4x4 in SuperCab or SuperCrew configuration and can be bundled with other available packages like the FX2 or FX4 Off-Road Package. Ranger customers love to make their truck their own, with more than 75 percent of them leaving dealerships with an appearance package in 2020
By Jimmy Dinsmore on September 14, 2020 - 8:51AM
New Tremor Off-Road Package available on 2021 Ranger creates the most off-road-ready factory-built Ranger ever offered in the U.S., adding a new level of all-terrain capability without sacrificing the everyday drivability, payload and towing capacity Ranger owners expect. Package pricing is $4,290 MSRP. 2021 Rangers equipped with the Tremor Off-Road Package will be built at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan, with production slated to begin early next year.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on September 9, 2020 - 1:13PM
Roush Performance offers Level 1 and 2 Performance Pacs for 2019-2020 For Rangers. The new Performance Pacs increase power by 47 horsepower and 65 lb-ft of torque and improve throttle response, while remaining 50-state legal and offering a 3-year/36,0000-mile warranty.
By Marc Stern on September 1, 2020 - 8:18AM
The Roush version of the Ford Ranger took some time to develop but now that it is here the tuner is excited by its prospects.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on August 31, 2020 - 2:38PM
A second class-action lawsuit launched against Ford regarding underperforming fuel economy for 2019 Ford and 2017-2019 Ford F-150. Two lawsuits now claim Ford is inaccurate on their fuel economy ratings.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on August 19, 2020 - 3:29PM
Ford Ranger returned to compact truck segment in 2019 while Tacoma had been dominating the segment practically unchallenged. Now in its second model year, the Ranger adds FX2 off-road package to rival Toyota’s TRD.
By Marc Stern on August 10, 2020 - 6:59PM
The COVID-19 virus has had an unusual effect on the used-vehicle market. If you are looking or have been looking for a used vehicle lately, you will find that the prices are up in all categories, full-sized trucks like the Ford F-150, midsized like the Ranger, and luxury SUVs.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on August 4, 2020 - 2:23PM
Outgoing CEO Jim Hackett is retiring October 1 and Farley has been named his replacement. Seamless CEO transition underscores strength of Ford’s leadership team, succession planning, and company progress over the past three years, Executive Chairman Bill Ford says.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on June 30, 2020 - 11:03AM
Ford Ranger offers even more off-road fun and outdoor adventures. Some of the offerings from Ford Performance include snazzy graphics, leveling kit, shocks and special wheels.
By Marc Stern on June 24, 2020 - 4:35PM
In a surprise, the Ford Ranger has joined its larger sibling, the Ford F-150, as a leader in the truck market, this time the midsized market. For 2020, the Ranger was named the top truck in American-made content.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on June 12, 2020 - 2:42PM
Could a merger of Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company be coming? Rumors have circulated of how these two mega automakers make perfect partners which could mean a future merger.
By John Goreham on June 9, 2020 - 9:17AM
The Ford Ranger earns high praise from the folks who do winter testing best.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on June 6, 2020 - 4:40PM
As Ranger grows in popularity, after its relaunch, there are now many performance-oriented parts available to add power, ability, ruggedness to the Ranger. Ford Performance Parts has the hookup for your Ranger.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on May 26, 2020 - 11:28AM
Class-action lawsuit totaling more than $1 billion against Ford should be kicked by judge. Ford faces enough lawsuits and scrutiny, and this one just seems overly litigious. Coasting method, EPA estimations a big factor in lawsuit.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on May 14, 2020 - 11:44AM
Ford launches three new ad campaigns that offer hope and optimism as auto manufacturing starts back up. Ford emphasizes importance of American manufacturing and key driver of the economy.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on May 11, 2020 - 10:26AM
Ford Ranger closes gap on Chevy Colorado, while Toyota Tacoma continues segment domination. Ranger’s increase pushes it ahead of Jeep Gladiator.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on May 8, 2020 - 10:21AM
All four truck plants included in restart plan. Ford puts together extensive new safety precautions for all workers. 2020 F-150 production can begin again in earnest along with rest of Ford’s product line.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on May 5, 2020 - 10:14AM
1970 Ford F-100 Ranger is a classic amongst truck enthusiasts. California custom truck builder has reimagined this truck with a Coyote engine and a blend of vintage and modern influences.
By Marc Stern on April 17, 2020 - 10:19AM
On Wednesday, Torque News published a look at the findings of a UK study that showed the Ford Focus Titanium, a Euro model, was vulnerable to hackers. Today, TN is publishing a longer story on data-hacking in vehicles because Ford Performance is offering an upgrade to Ford Ranger computers for better performance. I wrote the story earlier this week and Jimmy Dinsmore yesterday's piece.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on April 16, 2020 - 11:08AM
Ford Performance offers first engine tune kit for trucks. Ranger will receive uptick in horsepower and torque courtesy of Ford Performance engine tune.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on April 7, 2020 - 10:33AM
Ford issues a safety recall on select models of F-150, Ranger and Expedition regarding 10-speed automatic transmission. Many issues over the years have surrounded this transmission including numerous recalls and class action lawsuits.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on March 21, 2020 - 11:17AM
84-month loans, interest-free loans and deferred payments are trendy right now for carmakers like Ford. Despite the inconvenience, some good is coming from the corona virus and social distancing necessity.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on March 17, 2020 - 11:32AM
New conversion kit can turn any 2019-2020 Ford Ranger into the ultimate off-road truck. FX2 Package is an affordable option to add off-ruggedness to Ranger.
By Marc Stern on March 12, 2020 - 11:07PM
About 100 of Ford's top dealers saw what could be Ford's entry-level vehicle of the future, a pickup that slots below the Ranger in Ford's lineup. The demo was last month in Tucson.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on March 11, 2020 - 9:15AM
Ford Motor Company has issued a safety recall for select 2019 Ford Ranger vehicles. The recall surrounds an issue on the blower motor on the HVAC system.