2024 Ford Ranger debuts for $34,160, Ranger Raptor prices $56,960

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Inside the span of 1 12 months the Ford Raptor lineup has gone from one wild little one to 3.

On Wednesday, the U.S.-spec 2024 Ford Ranger lineup debuted, and for the primary time U.S. clients get a Ranger Raptor

The redesigned 2024 Ranger lineup shrinks significantly regardless of the addition of the Raptor. Consisting of XL, XLT, Lariat, and Raptor grades, the Ranger solely is available in a crew cab configuration with a 5-foot mattress. There is no common cab, no prolonged cab, no lengthy mattress, and no Tremor. When Michigan-built U.S.-spec Rangers arrive in sellers later this summer time, base fashions will price $34,160 and Ranger Raptors will price $56,960. Each figures embrace a $1,595 vacation spot cost.

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

Ranger engine choices

The usual engine underneath the hood of the Ranger is a 2.3-liter turbo-4 rated at 270 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Additional up, the turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6 from the F-150 and Bronco joins the Ranger lineup with 315 hp and 400 lb-ft. The Ranger Raptor is powered by the identical turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 discovered within the Bronco Raptor (Braptor) rated at 405 hp and 430 lb-ft right here. The Braptor’s Baja mode anti-lag system is included and will assist preserve the turbo on boil.

Each Ranger will get a 10-speed computerized transmission. Rear-wheel drive comes normal, whereas four-wheel drive is optionally available on all however the Raptor, the place it’s normal.

The FX4 off-road package deal can be out there from launch, however the Tremor mannequin and FX2 possibility disappear for the second. The Tremor mannequin will possible return. The Raptor would be the most off-road succesful and can function locking entrance and rear differentials. The Bronco Raptor’s disconnecting entrance sway bar gained’t come alongside for the journey, as Ford mentioned the Braptor is the rock crawler whereas the Ranger Raptor is extra about high-speed desert working.

Whereas rear-wheel-drive fashions have 9.3 inches of floor clearance, four-wheel-drive fashions rise to 10.4 inches. The Ranger Raptor checks in with 10.7 inches of clearance. Raptor fashions enhance wheel journey over lesser fashions by 1.4 inches up entrance and a pair of.7 inches in again for 9.9 and 11.4 inches of respective wheel journey.

The essential bumper-mounted hitch with the trailering package deal can be rated to tow as much as 3,500 kilos, however the Max Tow package deal with a Class IV receiver ups the towing capability to 7,500 kilos. Raptors get a decrease 5,510-pound ranking because of the additional weight of the off-road gear and softer suspension. The max payload for the Ranger lineup is 1,805 kilos, in line with Ford.

Ford Ranger grows bigger

The 2024 Ranger rides on an up to date fully-boxed high-strength metal body. The truck’s general size matches the final crew cab, however the wheelbase has been stretched by 1.9 inches because of the entrance wheels shifting ahead. Ford widened the Ranger’s monitor by 2.4 inches to supply higher stability, and the rear shock mounts have been moved outboard of the body rails, identical to on the associated Bronco. 

Raptor fashions take issues a step additional with a 3.5-inch wider monitor. In contrast to the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, the Ranger Raptor swaps the Ranger’s rear leaf springs and struts for a Watts-link rear suspension with coil springs. Silver 2.5-inch Fox distant reservoir Stay Valve shocks sit in any respect 4 corners to cushion the blows the 33-inch BFGoodrich KO3 tires are more likely to encounter. Ford Efficiency Boss Carl Widdman instructed Motor Authority that 35s would possibly match, but in addition would possibly rub and would reduce into suspension journey. Raptor fashions additionally achieve model-specific higher and decrease entrance management arms and raised entrance shock towers to extend suspension journey.

Each Ranger Raptor will get high-strength metal skid plates masking the engine, switch case, and gasoline tank.

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

2024 Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford Ranger positive factors F-150 look

The 2024 Ranger adopts a child F-150 design. The truck is blocky and squared off with a blunt entrance finish, a horizontal grille spreading into the headlights so as to add visible width, and stacked vertical headlights. Higher trim fashions function C-shaped LED daytime working lights. The tailgate options C-clamp factors, a ruler, and cupholders stamped into the steel. Some Rangers add steps built-in into the decrease rear quarter panels of the mattress giant sufficient for 2 ft.

Raptor fashions function practical hood and fender vents to extract warmth. Wider fender flares cowl the off-road tires, and there are each entrance and rear hooks for off-road recoveries. A full-length dual-exhaust system provides the Raptor two silver exhaust suggestions bookending the underside of the rear bumper.

Inside, the dashboard sits low to supply good ahead imaginative and prescient. Buttons and knobs are briefly provide and restricted to fundamental local weather and quantity capabilities. An 8.1-inch digital gauge cluster is normal, and Lariat and Raptor fashions have a 12.4-inch digital cluster. Decrease-spec XL and XLT fashions use a ten.1-inch touchscreen for the infotainment, whereas a 12.0-inch touchscreen is obtainable on XLT and normal on each Lariat and Raptor. Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are normal, as is a 4G LTE connection for future over-the-air updates. The rear seat can fold right down to create a cargo flooring or the seat backside can flip up for hidden storage. 

Raptor fashions function sport seats with orange accents and thicker bolstering to maintain occupants in place throughout off-road maneuvers. Like different Raptors, the Ranger Raptor has magnesium paddle shifters mounted to the steering wheel and an orange heart marker on the high of the wheel.

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

2024 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger security options

Each Ranger comes with computerized emergency braking with pedestrian detection and energetic lane management. Further options equivalent to blind-spot screens with cross-traffic alerts and trailer integration, in addition to adaptive cruise management can be found. Ford’s BlueCruise hands-free driver-assist system and new AI-based trailer hookup help will not be within the playing cards for the Ranger, in line with Ford spokespeople.

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