- 2019 Ford Ranger For Sale Near Carlsbad
When Ford discontinued the Ranger back in 2011, it appeared we’d seen the last of this midsize pickup. If you thought the Ranger was finished, you’ll be surprised to learn that for 2019, the Ranger rides again. Featuring attractive styling, the 2019 Ford Ranger still looks like a Ranger. The Carlsbad Ford dealer expects the Ranger to be a popular model and believes it will be a serious contender the midsize truck class.
The 2009 Ranger is offered in XL, XLT and Lariat trim levels. Rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive are available. Both versions can be equipped with Off-Road packages: FX2 for rear-wheel-drive Rangers and FX4 for four-wheel drive models. There are two cab styles on offer at dealers like the Ford dealer in Carlsbad: crew cab and extended cab.
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Powering the 2019 Ford Ranger is a 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine, matched to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The engine features stop-start technology. As of this writing, fuel economy numbers haven’t been released, but we expect the 2019 Ford Ranger to be fuel-efficient.
The FX4 Off-Road package includes a locking rear differential, specially tuned off-road shocks, hill descent control and skid plates. The Hankook Dynapro AT tire-and-wheel combination had a nice look and should be a great performer, staying quiet on paved road surfaces.
The FX4 also features advanced traction management technology. The Terrain Management System lets the driver select throttle response and traction control for three off-road situations: grass, gravel and snow; mud and ruts; and sand. The FX4 package also includes Trail Control, which is great for driving on uneven ground and going up hills. Trail Control is basically a low-speed cruise control system that works off-road to control the throttle and wheelspin, leaving the driver free to focus on negotiating around obstacles.
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The Ranger’s interior features instrumentation that’s laid out logically. The 4x4’s transfer case is controlled with a rotary knob, and there’s a neutral tow mode that allows four-down towing. Handy buttons power on the hill descent control and Trail Control systems.
The infotainment system is built around Ford's Sync 3 system, which provides support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Two USB ports make it easy to connect. Options include built-in navigation, Ford+Alexa enhanced voice control and a Bang & Olufsen premium audio setup.
Automatic emergency braking is standard on all trim levels. The XLT trim comes with numerous active safety technologies, including a reverse proximity alert system, lane departure warning with lane keeping assist and a blind-spot monitoring system that can be set up to work when a trailer is attached. The top-line Lariat and gets standard features that include enhanced automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control.
We’re confident the 2019 Ford Ranger will win over buyers who have been waiting for Ford to fill the gap left when it abandoned the midsize pickup segment. At this juncture, we’re not sure what else will be revealed in the future. It’s even possible Ford may announce an additional engine.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.