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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 January 14, 2020 - 1:33PM
Ford is introducing the new Ranger FX2 Package as another choice for customers who want off-road styling and capability in a two-wheel-drive offering. Ford already offers the FX4 package on their four-wheel drive Rangers.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on January 13, 2020 - 12:20PM
The Ford Ranger lacks pizzazz, off-road ability and wow factor when compared to the Jeep Gladiator. What it makes up for in fuel economy and price, it misses the boat in other areas.
By Jimmy Dinsmore on January 6, 2020 - 8:57AM
For 43 straight years, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling pickup truck in America. And for 38 straight years, the F-150 has been the best-selling overall vehicle in America. Sales figures for Ford’s trucks including F-150 and Ranger increased by more than 8 percent as Ford sold almost one million pickup trucks.
By Marc Stern on December 26, 2019 - 2:31PM
Ford Ranger Midsized Pickups have an interesting feature that may have been taken from an old Grimm's Fairytale. Like Hansel and Gretl, who were trying to find their way in the woods, leaving a trail of breadcrumbs, Ford Ranger Midsized Pickups leave their own trails of 'Breadcrumbs.'
By Jimmy Dinsmore on December 18, 2019 - 11:50AM
Ford invests in the future while trying to shift the consumer mindset and broaden the appeal as it relates to autonomous technology and electric vehicles. As a result, soon we may see electric Ford F-150, Bronco and a Ranger.
By Marc Stern on December 10, 2019 - 1:04AM
There's a company in Northern Ireland that makes a tough-looking Ford Ranger, Motion R. Here's a look at this special Ford pickup truck.
By Marc Stern on December 1, 2019 - 2:48PM
When all is said and done, if you are looking for a good, basic truck, why not consider the base level option? We looked at the base Ford Ranger XL STX and were pleasantly surprised.
By Marc Stern on November 25, 2019 - 4:17PM
In the latest Ford Ranger recall, the automaker has recalled nearly 78,000 copies of the intermediate pickup to repair possible problems with the rear lighting.
By Marc Stern on October 30, 2019 - 1:42AM
Ford continues to roll out models that will be featured on its SEMA show stand next week in Las Vegas. Ford has the largest OEM equipment display, featuring 50 concept models, at the show.
By Marc Stern on October 19, 2019 - 2:25PM
Today most Ford F150s and Rangers are lifted by their owners as the first order of business. Countering this trend, a father-son team of designers has developed a low-rider from the Ford Ranger.
By Marc Stern on October 18, 2019 - 12:36AM
There's a new word in the camping lexicon, it is overnighting. This type of camping, which requires a rugged vehicle, takes you way into the bush where you set up your camp far from any company.
By Marc Stern on October 15, 2019 - 1:36PM
Yakima, a leading aftermarket manufacturer, and Ford have gotten together on a tricked out Ford Ranger for outdoorsy types, the Yakima-Ford Ranger.
By Marc Stern on October 14, 2019 - 11:27PM
The Ford Motor Co. has recalled 19,509 2019 Ranger mid-sized pickups to repair a possible issue with the HVAC Blower Motor.
By Marc Stern on October 7, 2019 - 6:12PM
Ford trucks were involved in drag racing recently against a pair of pickups from Volkswagen, the Amarok, and Mercedes X-Class. The VW was the consistent winner with the Mercedes coming in second overall. The results for the Ford duo were surprising.
By Marc Stern on October 6, 2019 - 4:11PM
Ford has an embarrassment of riches in the NACTOY award semi-finals this year as five of its most popular truck and SUV models have made it to this plateau.
By Marc Stern on September 20, 2019 - 7:02PM
For the first time, Ford F150 and Ranger owners can purchase performance-enhancing parts directly from the factory.
By Marc Stern on September 18, 2019 - 5:14PM
Hyundai seems to be accepting the challenge from Ford as the South Korean automaker plans a competitor for the Ranger Raptor. The model, currently sold only in Europe, could end up in the U.S. as a next-gen pickup.
By Marc Stern on July 26, 2019 - 9:10AM
J.D. Power and Associates have taken the pulse of the auto industry as to car and truck quality and related issues for more than 30 years. Powers' surveys are important bellwethers by the industry, its quality and more. For 2019, Ford has had impressive wins in major Power surveys.
By Marc Stern on July 22, 2019 - 7:28PM
So, you would like a Ford Ranger Raptor (or even just a Raptor), well you can have one right now if you contact Long McArthur Ford in Salinas, KS.
By Marc Stern on July 15, 2019 - 12:36PM
There's a weird-looking mashup of a Ford Ranger and a Chevy Colorado running around the Ford Proving Ground in Michigan, the question of the moment is what is it doing there and the second question is why?
By Marc Stern on July 14, 2019 - 7:42AM
Ford has recalled 8,000 Ranger SuperCab pickups to repair a front passenger seatbelt issue. According to Ford, the Rangers were recalled to repair a front passenger seatbelt assembly that may have been incorrectly installed.
By John Goreham on July 1, 2019 - 4:10PM
The 2019 Ford Ranger has not earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick designation. Here's why.
By Marc Stern on June 26, 2019 - 9:34PM
Lately, there have been lots of interesting news, rumors, and tidbits about the upcoming Ford Bronco. The latest is that the revamped SUV will share the 2.3-liter 270 four that powers the Ford Ranger intermediate pickup.
By Marc Stern on June 24, 2019 - 8:18PM
As Ford has asked for two recalls in the last few years regarding the Takata airbags and its Ranger, GM is asking again to leave 6 million pickups/SUVs out.
By John Goreham on March 25, 2019 - 5:15PM
Ford's new Black package does not mean your paint has to be black. We explain.
By John Goreham on March 13, 2019 - 1:02PM
We took a Ford Ranger to the O'Neil Rally school to see how it would handle snow and ice. Here's what we discovered.
By Mary Conway on February 23, 2019 - 10:22PM
Ford learned from a few employees that there could be errors in the way the company was computing mileage estimates. Ford explains what it is doing to investigate the potential problem.
By John Goreham on January 23, 2019 - 12:39PM
We had suspected that Ford would find a private label partner for its new Ranger. Now we know it will be VW.
By John Goreham on December 11, 2018 - 3:16PM
Ford has announced that its new 2019 Ranger will have the same MPG Combined ratings as the diesel Colorado and Canyon.
By John Goreham on November 8, 2018 - 4:32PM
This post by the Wyoming Highway Patrol promoting #Moveover caught our attention. There are two technologies in the new Ford Ranger that will help reduce this type of accident.