The next-generation 2022 Ford Ranger pickup truck is expected to arrive at some point next year, according to the latest news. Generally, we heard a lot of gossips recently, and one is true, the next Ford Ranger will share the same T7 architecture with the upcoming Volkswagen Amarok and Everest SUV.
If you didn’t know, Ford Ranger is the most advanced pickup truck on the market. First of all, the next-generation Ford Ranger will get a bold new look and significant boost under the hood. From what we heard, the manufacturer will add an option of a V6 turbo diesel from its big brother F-150. Besides that, also expect a long list of advanced technology.
2022 Ford Ranger Exterior
The leading Toyota Hilux and Chevy Silverado models will finally get a real rival. Ford is a very known manufacturer that is building pickups for an eternity, and they’ve gotten pretty good at it. The next-generation 2022 Ford Ranger is confirmed, and from what we heard, we can expect a complete refresh. That means the whole body of this famous pickup truck will look much better.
First thing first, the newest Ford Ranger will get a completely new front fascia with plenty of improvements. As you probably know, Ford Ranger is recognized by its hexagonal grille giving this pickup its own identity. Unlike the best-selling model Ford F-150, Ranger features slanted LED headlight housings and 16-inch wheels with a unique athletic stance.
We think that cabin of the 2022 Ford Ranger will be more modern. This model is placed in the midsize pickup class, offering a very spacious interior. Moreover, if you need a ride to accommodate friends and family in the back, you’re better to go for the SuperCrew model. This model is offering seating for five, and more rear legroom than the rest of the variants. Ford’s Ranger midsize pickup truck like before will be available in three trims: XL, XLT, and Lariat. The entry-level pickup includes a base audio system with 4-speaker AM/FM unit, touch infotainment screen, and inputs for USB and auxiliary cable. Also, standard Ranger comes with a pre-collision warning system that can detect cars and pedestrians.
Steppin up to a mid-trim Ranger XLT model, one will get more equipment like the Co-Pilot360 safety system with blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, parking sensors, Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment 8-inch touch-screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone capability. At the top of the lineup Ranger Lariat. This model includes leather interior, power-adjustable front seats, the Sync 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touch screen, navigation, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto.
2022 Ford Ranger Engine Specs
As we already mentioned, the new 2022 Ford Ranger will alongside the aging engine finally get the new one. Under the hood is the same engine that powers F-150. This unit uses a 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6 providing an output close to 250 horses.
Also, expect the same turbodiesel V6 to power the next-generation Amarok, which will be made by Ford. This engine will probably available with a proven 10-speed automatic transmission, and it might come with an all-wheel-drive system as standard.
Release Date and Price
Blue Oval will introduce the next-generation 2022 Ford Ranger sometime next year. As we stated, the new pickup will ride on the same platform as the upcoming Amarok, and both will share the same turbodiesel V6 engine.
Besides that, Ford will add more advanced technology and make Ranger more competitive. Moreover, consider all changes and updates, expect the price to be slightly higher than before.