When it comes to getting the most utility and versatility for your daily drives, a tried-and-true truck remains the best option, with an open cargo bed, taller ground clearance, and strong towing and hauling performance. For Jacksonville drivers seeking a pickup with minimal space requirements, Ford offers the acclaimed Maverick compact. However, if you're something a little bigger and more capable but don't need the prodigious size and power of an F-150, the Ford Ranger offers an appealing middle ground. Here's a quick look at its key attributes.

  • Powertrain: The Ford Ranger is motivated by a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine making 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Power runs to the rear wheels through a 10-speed automatic transmission, and 4WD is available for all models. FX4 and Tremor Off-Road models add necessary trail tackling equipment for those looking to take their adventures off the beaten path.

  • Capability: The Ford Ranger is to ready work regardless of trim level, capable of hauling up to 1,860 pounds and towing up to 7,500 pounds when properly equipped.

  • Configurations: Ford offers the Ranger as a SuperCab model (extended cab) with a 6-foot be or with a SuperCrew cab and a 5-foot bed. Features are streamlined to three trims and several value-adding packages.

  • Standard Features: The base Ranger XL provides the basics plus standard Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking. In its base configuration, the XL trim is a great choice for drivers seeking a capable no-nonsense truck for work or a personal project. It can also be added onto via packages like 101A with power mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. The Co-Pilot360™ equips additional driver aids like blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping, and rear cross-traffic alert.

  • Efficiency: While gas-powered trucks aren't typically chosen for their fuel economy, the Ranger offers some of the highest numbers in the segment, thanks to Ford's EcoBoost technology. EPA-estimated mpg ratings reach 21 city, 26 highway, and 23 combined.

Test-Drive the Ford Ranger in Jacksonville

Get in touch with Duval Ford at your convenience for more information about the Ford Ranger and its available options, offers, and ordering opportunities. And if you'd like to get behind the wheel to explore the Ranger's cabin accommodations and drivability for yourself, we welcome you to visit our Jacksonville Ford dealership for a test drive. We'll be happy to show you around.

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