Playing With The New Ford Ranger Australian Configurator Long Before The Trucks Arrived In The US

2023 Ford Ranger XL (Australian Specifications)

2023 Ford Ranger XL (Australian Specifications)

Even the base model has a 10-inch infotainment screen.

The Ford Ranger 2023 is not yet available in North America but the new truck is going on sale in many countries around the world. Australia was one of the first major markets where the new Blue oval pickup truck reached dealers with prices starting at $46,878 Australian dollars, which is around $32,485 US dollars at current exchange rates. There is an online configurator now operating in Land Down Under and we decided to check the available trim levels and prices in Australia.

As noted above, the most basic 2023 Ranger XL starts at $46,878 AUD ($32,485 USD) and comes with 16-inch armor, a 10.1-inch infotainment screen, and a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine as standard. Optionally available are part-time all-wheel drive and a 2.0-liter twin-turbo diesel. Regardless of the engine you use, the maximum brake towing capacity is 7,716 pounds (3,500 kilograms). Upgrading to the XLS class brings 16-inch wheels and a slightly smoother look for at least $51,410 AUD ($35,576 USD)

The Ranger XLT is equipped as standard with a more powerful twin-turbo diesel mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox. This trim level offers an optional 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel paired with the same 10-speed automatic and full-time all-wheel drive. Next in the hierarchy is the Ranger Sport with 18-inch alloy wheels and dark accents on the front fascia. It offers the same engine options, although part-time AWD comes as standard with the 2.0-liter diesel. A full-time 4WD is offered with an optional 3.0 V6 diesel powertrain.

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Moving on to the Ranger Wildtrak, it starts at $72,482 AUD ($50,146 USD) and features a unique grille design and 18-inch alloy wheels, as well as a standard 12-inch touchscreen on the center console. The same engine as the Ranger Sport is available, but the upgrade to the top-of-the-line Ranger Raptor brings the most powerful 3.0-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine with 392 horsepower (292 kilowatts) and 430 pound-feet (583 Newton-meters). torque. Matrix LED headlights, unique grille and 12.4-inch adjustable digital instrument cluster are standard for the truck starting at $91,331 AUD ($63,187 USD)

Unfortunately, Ford is not ready to reveal when the new Ranger will hit the US market. Now the question is when, not if, but we have to wait for the official announcement to confirm the launch date.

Source: Ford Australia

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