Ford Ranger gets 4x2 and 4x4 automatic derivatives and new features

Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger line-up has expanded, with the popular 2013 Wildtrak model now available in additional variations. The Wildtrak was previously available only in 4x2 manual guise and will now be offered in 4x2 and 4x4 automatic guise. The 2013 Ford Ranger has also been equipped with an array of new features normally associated with premium passenger vehicles.

Ford Ranger Wildtrak offers more choice for customers

Engine Capability

The range-topping Ford Ranger Wildtrak is powered by a 3.2 litre Duratorq TDCi, five-cylinder diesel engine with a maximum torque figure of 470Nm and power rated at 147kW.

Standard Features

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is fitted with extensive safety features that have made the Ranger XLT and Wildtrak derivatives the first ever pick-up to achieve a maximum 5-star safety rating under the Euro NCAP crash test protocol.

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak now features Bluetooth with voice activation including steering wheel mounted radio controls and dual zone climate control. Other new features include rain-sensing wipers, front and rear power windows and heated seats.

Other additions to the 2013 Ranger line-up include steering wheel audio controls, Bluetooth with voice activation and a USB port for the Single, Super and Double Cab XLS derivatives. All XLT models can be optionally fitted with Park Distance Sensors on the rear bumper. The Reverse Camera which is available as an optional extra appears in the rearview mirror when the vehicle is placed in reverse.

Single Cab Base customers can now fit air-conditioning as an option and a Safety Pack, which includes ABS brakes with EBD, beltminder and a driver and passenger airbag is also available as an option.

A 4-year/120 000km warranty is standard on all models while a 5-year / 90 000km Service Plan is available as an option on entry-level models and is standard for XL models up. Service intervals are stationed 15 000km’s apart on diesel and petrol models. Customers will also benefit from 3-year Roadside Assistance and a 5-year corrosion warranty. Free off-road driver training is also offered to all Ford Ranger 4x4 customers.

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