The Ford Ranger XLT 2013 Limited is being compared by the specialized press against Toyota Hilux , Frontier LE Attack, Chevrolet S-10 and Volkswagen Amarok , all in high-end versions: double cab, turbo engine and automatic transmission. The press has been pointing to the new pickup Ford as the winner in all comparisons, and arguments to support such a superiority ranging from six airbags, through turbocharged five-cylinder diesel with 200 horsepower and reaching in its unusual ability to overcome to 80 cm of water.
The n addition to this, the look of the New Ranger 2013 is pleasing, and the fact offer automatic transmission versions in the top line, and the engine flex in the cheaper models put on an equal footing with their competitors. With regard to style, the New Ranger 2013 was developed by Ford in order to have a style pick-up belt line down, but at the same time, a visual modern sedan at the top of the body.
Thus, there is an inclined windshield enough that gives the utility of U.S. brand and a sporty fluid. The Duratorq 3.2 is the highlight of the high-end version – Limited because he gets to be the most potent and offering the largest category of torque – 47.9 Nm @ 1750 RPM. The operation of this unit of 200 hp turbo diesel, however, is silent, and the wide availability of torque enables a cruise at 120 km / h with the engine speed of 2,000 RPM. The performance is impressive for the size of car: acceleration from 0 to 100 Km / h in around 11 seconds.
Another interesting aspect of this New Ranger 2013 is the traction system as the coupling of the 4×4 system can be done at speeds up to 120 km / h. Furthermore, the account settings panel to expand the capacity of the pick-up in the process of moving bad and unpaved. The system aids descent, also present in the Volkswagen Amarok is also seen in the Ford Ranger 2013, which allows descend steep slopes safely, thanks to the automated system. With the system activated, you can adjust the speed of descent in the steering wheel buttons. Thus, the pick-up since at low speed, and it is possible to hear the controlled system each wheel according to need.
The same system can be driven uphill, in which case it prevents a return pick-up by carelessness or inability of the driver. There is also the possibility to lock the differential. The automatic transmission of this 2013 Ranger Limted is a six-speed, while the center console he boasts its short lever. It has six gears (VW Amarok vs. 8) and the option of reduced. Conducting the Ranger 2013 is similar to lighter vehicles, as well as the indoor comfort and quiet.The suspension has a calibration while avoiding jumps in asphalt, but still well noted holes airway Brazil.
The New Ranger 2013 was developed by Ford globally, run the automaker’s Australian unit.
Urban cycle (city): 8.9 km / l
Cycle road (highway): 10.8 km / l
The price list is as follows:
Update (01/07/2012) – Official Price List:
- RANGER XL (only direct): Motor Duratoq 2.2 Diesel 125 hp at 3700 rpm and torque of 32 Nm between 1500 and 2500 rpm, traction 4 × 4 with differential Rear locking, power steering, air conditioning, power locks with remote control, 4-wheel ABS brakes with EBD, volumetric alarm, trip computer with seven functions, steering column with height adjustment, internal opening of the fuel tank, key type knife, the roof console with reading light and glass holder, 16-inch steel wheels, windows and exterior mirrors with manual override and bumpers, door handles and exterior mirrors in black. Ranger 2.2 Diesel 4 × 4 XL Single Cab Manual – R $ 77,900 Ranger 2.2 Diesel 4 × 4 Double Cab XL Manual – R $ 92,500 Engines for versions XLS, XLT and LIMITED – Duratec 2.5 16V engine, 168 horsepower gasoline (and torque of 24.1 Nm) 173 hp and stocked with alcohol (and torque of 24.8 Nm.) – 3.2 20v Duratorq engine, five-cylinder, 200 bhp and 47.9 lb.-ft. of torque. – RANGER XLS - items beyond the XL adds glasses Electric drive with a tap to the driver, electric mirrors, AM / FM radio with CD/MP3 and 4.2-inch color screen, armrest in the rear seat, alloy wheels of 16 inches and front bumper painted the color of the vehicle. The Diesel Double Cab version still has airbags and fog lamps. – The Ranger single cab XLS has the following items: audio system with Bluetooth, steering wheel audio controls, alloy wheels rim 17, ABS, airbag, electric trio , autopilot and foglamps. Ranger 2.5 Flex 4 × 2 Single Cab XLS – R $ 61,900 Ranger 2.5 Flex Double Cab 4 × 2 XLS – R $ 67,600 Ranger 3.2 Diesel Single Cab 4 × 4 XLS Manual – R $ 97,900 3.2 Ranger Diesel 4 × 4 Double Cab XLS Manual – R $ 106,900 – RANGER XLT – is also equipped with dual airbags, air conditioning, dual zone digital, electronic stability program (ESP) with eight functions, audio system with Bluetooth, parking sensor rear, automatic pilot, opening and closing with comprehensive remote control, power windows with one-touch activation and antisquash system, audio controls on the steering wheel, seats with height and lumbar adjustment, alloy wheels 17-inch, side running boards and various chrome items (calipers, grille, door handles internal and external, rear bumper and SantAntonio). Ranger 2.5 Flex 4 × 2 Double Cab XLT – R $ 75,500 Ranger 3.2 Diesel 4 × 4 Double Cab XLT Manual – R $ 114,900 Ranger 3.2 Diesel 4 × 4 Double Cab XLT Auto – R $ 120,400 – RANGER LIMITED – A high-end version also has side airbags, curtain airbags, GPS with 5-inch color screen, reverse camera, rain sensor, automatic lighting headlights, leather seats, driver’s seat with electrically adjustable in eight directions, Santantonio sports, refrigerated, bars on the ceiling and electrically folding exterior mirrors with turn signals and courtesy light integrated. Ranger 2.5 Flex 4 × 2 Double Cab Limited – R $ 87,500 Ranger 3.2 Diesel 4 × 4 Double Cab Automatic Limited – U.S. $ 130,900