Is a Ranger in Your Future? A Look at the New Ford Ranger 2019

Ford Ranger

Full and mid-size pickup trucks make up around 17% of all vehicle sales. The Ford Ranger 2019 could be a threat to the truck that’s topped the market in recent years.

Are you happy to see the Ford Ranger for sale once again this year? Are you curious about the Ford Ranger 2019 price?

If you are looking for what’s new in pickup trucks, you may want to consider the new Ford Ranger. Take a look at this guide and see what Ford has done to upgrade the 2019 Ranger.

What’s New in the New Ford Ranger?

The Ford Ranger took a seven-model-year hiatus, but it’s back and it’s all new. Let’s take a look at what you can expect with the latest model. Learn more about it here.

Exterior: Standard and Options

The new Ford Ranger is a mid-size pickup. It is available in XL, XLT, and Lariat trim packages.

Each of those can be applied to either the SuperCab or SuperCrew model with your choice of 2- or 4-wheel drive.

The cargo bed is 6-feet long on the SuperCab and 5 feet in length on the SuperCrew.

The front fenders and hood are aluminum. The tailgate is aluminum as well and is designed to hold people or cargo when lowered. It is equipped with frame-mounted steel bumpers.

Other options include:

  • LED headlights
  • LED taillights
  • puddle lighting
  • cargo bed lighting
  • integrated rear trailer hitch

What’s on the Inside?

The 2019 Ranger is a four or five-passenger vehicle depending on whether you choose the SuperCab or SuperCrew model.

Cloth upholstery comes in the standard model and the seats are manually adjustable. Premium cloth, vinyl, and leather are optional.

Upgrade to eight-way power-adjustable, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel if you desire.

A USB port, six-speaker stereo, a built-in Wi-Fi hot spot, and a voice-controlled infotainment system with a 4.2-inch display screen are standard equipment.

Other features:

  • a rearview camera
  • MyKey system
  • forward collision warning
  • automatic emergency braking
  • SYNC system with voice commands
  • optional touch screen


Ford offers 4 options:

  • Sports Appearance Package
  • Chrome Appearance Package
  • FX2 Package
  • FX4 Package

What’s Under the Hood

The new Ford Ranger has a direct-injected and turbocharged 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine.

10-speed automatic is standard and the truck has been described as “quite powerful”.

It has a Terrain Management System for off-road adventures with settings that include mud, ruts, grass, and gravel.

Safety Features

The standard model comes with automatic emergency braking. If you upgrade to the XLT, you’ll find a reverse sensing system, lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, and blind spot monitoring.

The Lariat option takes it a step further with cruise control, forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection.

The Good Stuff: Technology

There are dual LCD driver information displays and a Sync 3 infotainment system. There’s an 8-inch touchscreen and you can sync your Android or iPhone with it. It also comes with Ford+Alexa voice assistant technology as an option. A navigation system is another optional upgrade.

Is the Ford Ranger the Truck for You?

Now that you’ve seen what to expect with the new Ford Ranger, you can make an informed decision regarding purchasing a 2019 Ranger. Visit us for news on the latest Ford Ranger and other vehicles on the market.

Alicia Baker
Alicia is a Canadian writer whose enthusiasm for cultural and automotive are combined in her writing. Her background includes links to insurance, finance, and automotive safety.