- MY19 Ford Ranger ownership experience bolstered by Ford’s five-year unlimited kilometre warranty, MapCare updates available on SYNC® 3iii, Service Price Promise and Low Price Tyre Guarantee offered through Ford dealerships nationally
- New-generation powertrain and improved suspension for enhanced dynamics, smoothness and cabin refinement
- Inter-Urban Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Vehicle Detection and Pedestrian Detection standard on Ranger Wildtrak and available as an option on Ranger XLT pick-up models as part of broader Driver Assistance Technology suite
- Ranger’s development is part of Ford’s multi-billion-dollar investment in Australia, with locally-led design and engineering covering millions of kilometres, using Ford’s extensive facilities at its engineering and testing campuses at You Yangs, Victoria
The updated MY19 Ford Ranger will go on sale in September 2018 with a raft of focused improvements that build on Ranger’s renowned off-road capability and on-road versatility. With upgrades across the line-up, Ranger also brings new technology including Inter- Urban Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Vehicle Detection and Pedestrian Detectioni as standard on Ranger Wildtrak and optional as part of a Technology Pack on Ranger XLT, as well as Ford’s new five-year unlimited kilometre warranty.
The MY19 Ranger offers new or standardised equipment over its predecessor, for improved convenience, safety and refinement. “We know that Australians in this segment are looking for value for money with genuine, real-world capability,” said Graeme Whickman, President and CEO Ford Australia. “The MY19 Ranger delivers greater capability and improvements across the lineup from suspension upgrades to Autonomous Emergency Breaking.”
While high on technology and capability, the MY19 will also benefit from an industry leading five-year, unlimited kilometre factory warranty offered at all Ford Dealerships across Australia. Importantly, Ranger’s five-year warranty is available to all buyer types, with no exclusions or qualifications. Ranger also brings a complete cost- of-ownership transparency with Ford’s Service Price Promise and Loan Car Program and Ranger models with SYNC 3iii may receive complementary map updates for up to seven years when they complete a scheduled service at a participating dealer. Additonal benefits include Ford’s Low Price Tyre guarantee, which can also be taken advantage of at participating Ford Dealerships, means that Ranger customers can shop for new tyres with confidence at their local dealer.
MY19 Ford Ranger XL Series
The Ranger XL is the affordable, dependent workhorse made even more capable thanks to its targeted upgrades that focus on usability, livability and capability. XL benefits from the introduction of an easy-lift tailgate on all pick-up models. With a new internal mechanism, the XL’s tailgate is now lighter to lift, with a 70-per cent reduction in initial force required to raise it for closing. Not only does this mechanism require less effort to lift, it also means that it’s easier to lower.
Ranger’s suspension has also been upgraded across the range to reduce and better control roll, with an emphasis on improving the driving experience when fully-laden and towing.
Offered in single-, super- and double-cab body styles, Ranger XL brings the flexibility and toughness of Ranger’s ladder-frame chassis and Australian-led engineering and design in both 4×2 and 4×4 powertrains.