Spanning multiple decades, the driving force of America’s most prevalent selection of tough and reliable pickups is living up to the engrained mentality behind the slogan Built Ford Tough. This foundational concept continues to hold strong with Ford adding the 2019 Ranger to their unmatched lineup. From the typical concrete roads across Anderson to various rocky surfaces waiting beyond the pavement, Ranger’s build was specially designed to take on all types of paths with ease.
Reinforced through the combination of steel bumpers mounted on a fully boxed, high-strength steel frame with connected tow hooks, Ranger underwent punishing trials in conditions and scenarios more severe than what you might ever encounter to achieve a max level of lasting durability and hardiness. Ford completed testing on towing hefty amounts of cargo in triple-digit heat over steep slopes for hours, facing jolting circumstances, and courses so demanding robots were the drivers to absolutely prepare the all-new Ranger for your off-road excursions.
Are you amped up to learn the ins and outs of this versatile truck’s extensive off-road capabilities and sturdiness? Then, spend a few minutes going over our Anderson Ford team’s comprehensive summary of what you can look forward to experiencing behind the wheel of Ranger and its construction. Once you do, we think you will not wait any longer to visit our showroom in Anderson SC and talk about owning an adventure-ready truck.
Off-roading trips take fun to a whole new plane when you have ample torque and power for tackling any hurdles. With 270 horsepower and category-leading 310 pound-foot (lb.-ft.) of torque, a 2.3-liter (L) EcoBoost engine allows the latest Ford Ranger to up your excitement. The 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission containing technology patented by Ford provides quick, easy shifting as a twin-scroll turbocharger makes lag virtually vanish via extracting gas from two cylinders. You also reap the benefits of an EPA-estimated, best-in-class 21 miles per gallon (mpg) on city streets and 26 highway mpg because of a direct-injection system running the fuel-conserving gas engine.
In addition, you can haul and tow large loads of equipment for your upcoming explorations near Anderson using the Ranger’s muscle that beats out all competitors at 1,860-pound (lb.) payload and 7,500-lb. towing limits. It gives you the ability to pack heavily and not wonder if your vehicle will hold up under the weight. Basically, transport anything you want to bring!
Ford Ranger reinvents how people look at automobile style by jointly displaying appeal and what the vehicle is capable of handling. Available in striking shades, such as Hot Pepper Red, Lighting Blue, or Saber, the muscular shape serves as a starting point for blending aesthetics and the midsize pickup’s utility. A windshield angled low and twin power dome hood work together to push air over the top and reduce whirring sounds, while performance receives an aerodynamic boost from the rounded wheel arches and wide grille. These components and others help elevate the design and driving feel.
Inside Ranger, the precise merging of form and function continues with the all-important quality of comfort included in the mix. Controls are easily reached from seating that is firm for added support, and upgradeable dual LCD instrument cluster screens and an eight-inch display transmit essential data. Plenty of room for passengers and cargo comes in your choice of the SuperCab setup with front bucket seats, a rear bench seat (option to remove on XL model), and six-foot (ft.) bed or accommodate for five people in the larger SuperCrew configuration incorporating four full-size doors and a five-ft. bed. Enjoying a truly comfortable cabin during your travels starts at Anderson Ford and selecting one of the models listed below:
You may consider enhancing the exterior another layer by opting for one of the following appearance packages, as well:
Yet, there are still several more ways to customize your brand-new Ranger. The wide variety of optional accessories, such as gear racks, carriers, protective bed liners, and bed tents, lets you equip the pickup for specific adventures and own your ideal off-roading vehicle.
For those extreme adventurers who love a good challenge, the FX4 Off-Road Package transforms your Ranger into a thrilling ride. Along with all-terrain tires integrating rigid tread, tuned off-road monotube shocks, and a cluster screen showing primary figures, it includes undercarriage skid plates, a visible steel front bash plate, and innovative functions that provide driving assistance. Switch between the driving modes of Normal, Grass, Gravel/Snow, Mud/Ruts, and Sand via the Terrain Management System for optimal traction and performance on any kind of terrain. Also, put your full attention on accurate steering on rough surfaces once you activate the Trail Control cruise control system, which operates braking, speed, and throttling. This package is a necessity for Anderson SC drivers frequently going well past the usual paved roads.
Connectivity and feeling confident in the driver’s seat are made possible with an array of groundbreaking tech additions and safety features for the newest Ford Ranger. Through a simple-to-use, eight-in. capacitive touchscreen, SYNC 3 follows voice commands, connects your smartphone, and displays pinch-to-zoom navigation, as well as incorporates a pair of smart-charging USB ports. Link a total of 10 electronic devices when on the road or up to 50 feet away from your pickup using FordPass Connect to create a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. You can conveniently access a multitude of mobile apps, too.
Knowing you and your passengers are safeguarded while traveling for wild times always remains a major priority. Ford Co-Pilot 360, standard on Ranger XLT or Lariat and optional for Ranger XL, offers you a suite of driver-aided technology that helps you navigate congested roads and avoid collisions. Some of the main features are Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage, Lane-Keeping System, and Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. Electronic-locking rear differential, another optional safety component, maximizes traction on both wheels to keep you moving forward, particularly if you are driving across uncharted territory. Furthermore, taking on hills and barriers becomes a cinch thanks to off-road ground clearance.
Since you are now quite familiar with how the layout and features of the 2019 Ford Ranger make it the most suitable truck for all types of off-road outings, reach out to Anderson Ford today at (864) 810-1036. One of our knowledgeable team members is ready to give additional details on trims, add-on packages, or multi-terrain capabilities, build your dream Ranger, and discuss the preordering process. Set aside some time to come see us and begin prepping for your next outdoor expedition.