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Ford Ranger - Frequently Asked Questions

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Capability

Capability

  • What weight can a Ford Ranger tow?

    What weight can a Ford Ranger tow?

    The Ford Ranger towing capacity is 3500kg (braked) and 750kg (unbraked) on all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models. The Ranger Raptor has a towing capacity of 2500kg (braked) and 750kg (unbraked). 

    The Ford Ranger towing capacity is 3500kg (braked) and 750kg (unbraked) on all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models. The Ranger Raptor has a towing capacity of 2500kg (braked) and 750kg (unbraked). 

  • How deep can a Ford Ranger go in water?

    How deep can a Ford Ranger go in water?

    The Ford Ranger wading depth is 800mm on all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models. The Ranger Raptor has a wading depth of 850mm.

    The Ford Ranger wading depth is 800mm on all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models. The Ranger Raptor has a wading depth of 850mm.

Compare Models

Compare Models

  • What does XLT stand for on a Ford Ranger?

    What does XLT stand for on a Ford Ranger?

    The "XLT" in the Ford Ranger XLT is used to designate the trim level. This is not an acronym.

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and other trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

    The "XLT" in the Ford Ranger XLT is used to designate the trim level. This is not an acronym.

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and other trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

  • What is the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and Wildtrak?

    What is the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and Wildtrak?

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and Wildtrak trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger XLT and Wildtrak trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

  • What is the difference between FX4 and 4x4?

    What is the difference between FX4 and 4x4?

    The "FX4" in the Ford Ranger FX4 name designates the trim level of the truck. The "4x4" in the Ford Ranger naming convention specifies the capability of the trucks drivetrain. 

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger FX4 and Wildtrak trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

    The "FX4" in the Ford Ranger FX4 name designates the trim level of the truck. The "4x4" in the Ford Ranger naming convention specifies the capability of the trucks drivetrain. 

    To compare the difference between Ford Ranger FX4 and Wildtrak trim levels, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

Quality, Safety, Reliability

Quality, Safety, Reliability

  • How much does a Ford Ranger weigh?

    How much does a Ford Ranger weigh?

    The Ford Ranger has a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVM) of 3200kg for all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models and a Gross Combination Mass(GCM) of 6000kg. The Ranger Raptor has a GVM of 3090kg and GCM of 5350kg.

    The Ford Ranger has a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVM) of 3200kg for all XL, XLT, FX4 & Wildtrak Models and a Gross Combination Mass(GCM) of 6000kg. The Ranger Raptor has a GVM of 3090kg and GCM of 5350kg.

  • How many airbags does a Ford Ranger have?

    How many airbags does a Ford Ranger have?

    All Ford Ranger models have Driver & Front Passenger, Side Curtain Front & Rear and Side Thorax Front Airbags. Please note that the Single Cab Chassis Ranger variants have all of the above expect for Side Curtain Rear airbags due to only having a front row.

    To compare the safety features available in different Ford Ranger variants, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

    All Ford Ranger models have Driver & Front Passenger, Side Curtain Front & Rear and Side Thorax Front Airbags. Please note that the Single Cab Chassis Ranger variants have all of the above expect for Side Curtain Rear airbags due to only having a front row.

    To compare the safety features available in different Ford Ranger variants, please visit the following page - Ford Ranger Model Compare

  • Are Ford Rangers reliable?

    Are Ford Rangers reliable?

    Ford New Zealand is confident in the reliability off all our vehicles. To back our confidence, we offer 150,000km/5 Year Warranty (whichever comes first) on all brand new Ford Ranger vehicles.To learn more about warranties, please visit - Ford Warranty

    Ford New Zealand is confident in the reliability off all our vehicles. To back our confidence, we offer 150,000km/5 Year Warranty (whichever comes first) on all brand new Ford Ranger vehicles.To learn more about warranties, please visit - Ford Warranty

Engine

Engine

  • What engine does a Ford Ranger have?

    What engine does a Ford Ranger have?

    The Ford Ranger is available with 3 types of diesel engines; 2.2L Puma, 3.2L Puma and 2.0L Bi-Turbo Panther. To find out more about the different models and engines available, please visit - Ford Ranger Model Compare

    The Ford Ranger is available with 3 types of diesel engines; 2.2L Puma, 3.2L Puma and 2.0L Bi-Turbo Panther. To find out more about the different models and engines available, please visit - Ford Ranger Model Compare

  • Does the Ford Ranger come in a diesel?

    Does the Ford Ranger come in a diesel?

    All Ford Ranger models come fitted with Diesel engines. There are 3 types of diesel engines used in Ford Rangers; 2.2L Puma, 3.2L Puma and 2.0L Bi-Turbo Panther Engines.

    All Ford Ranger models come fitted with Diesel engines. There are 3 types of diesel engines used in Ford Rangers; 2.2L Puma, 3.2L Puma and 2.0L Bi-Turbo Panther Engines.

  • How many Km can a Ford Ranger last?

    How many Km can a Ford Ranger last?

    The mileage a vehicle can do is not predetermined and can be influenced by various factors. For example, if the vehicle was serviced following the suggested scheduled servicing. This is one of many factors. At Ford, we want to ensure the reliability of your Ford Ranger and will assist you in any way that way can. Please get in touch with your local dealer to learn more about how you can look after your Ford Ranger - Locate A Dealer

    The mileage a vehicle can do is not predetermined and can be influenced by various factors. For example, if the vehicle was serviced following the suggested scheduled servicing. This is one of many factors. At Ford, we want to ensure the reliability of your Ford Ranger and will assist you in any way that way can. Please get in touch with your local dealer to learn more about how you can look after your Ford Ranger - Locate A Dealer

Off-Road

Off-Road

  • Are all Ford Rangers 4x4?

    Are all Ford Rangers 4x4?

    The Ford Ranger is available in 4x2 and 4x4 drivetrain capabilities. To learn more about the Ford ranger line up, please visit Ford Ranger Model Compare

    The Ford Ranger is available in 4x2 and 4x4 drivetrain capabilities. To learn more about the Ford ranger line up, please visit Ford Ranger Model Compare

  • Are Ford Rangers good off-road?

    Are Ford Rangers good off-road?

    The Ford Ranger has many features to assist you with driving on different terrains. These include but are not limited to - Ranger 4x4’s 800mm water wading, e-Locking Rear Differential, and driver assist features like Hill Descent Control. To learn more about the features available on the Ford Ranger and to see if the Ford Rangers off roading capability suits your needs, please visit - Ford Ranger Overview

    The Ford Ranger has many features to assist you with driving on different terrains. These include but are not limited to - Ranger 4x4’s 800mm water wading, e-Locking Rear Differential, and driver assist features like Hill Descent Control. To learn more about the features available on the Ford Ranger and to see if the Ford Rangers off roading capability suits your needs, please visit - Ford Ranger Overview

  • How do you engage a diff lock on a Ford Ranger?

    How do you engage a diff lock on a Ford Ranger?

    The diff lock on a Ford Ranger can be enabled by using the Locking Differential button in the centre console. To learn how to engage the diff lock on a Ford Ranger, please view the video that our Australian engineers have created - How to use 4x4 and Diff Lock

    The diff lock on a Ford Ranger can be enabled by using the Locking Differential button in the centre console. To learn how to engage the diff lock on a Ford Ranger, please view the video that our Australian engineers have created - How to use 4x4 and Diff Lock

  • How do I switch modes on the terrain management system on the Ford Ranger?

    How do I switch modes on the terrain management system on the Ford Ranger?

    To use toe Ford Terrain Management System (TMS), locate the dial in the centre console and press the "TM" button. You will then be able to scroll between your preferred terrain mode to select. To learn more about the Ford TMS, please view this video - Terrain Management System

    To use toe Ford Terrain Management System (TMS), locate the dial in the centre console and press the "TM" button. You will then be able to scroll between your preferred terrain mode to select. To learn more about the Ford TMS, please view this video - Terrain Management System

Technology

Technology

  • How do I update my Ford Ranger sat nav?

    How do I update my Ford Ranger sat nav?

    To learn how to update your Ford Rangers Sat Nav Map, please visit - Vehicle Support - Sat Nav

    To learn how to update your Ford Rangers Sat Nav Map, please visit - Vehicle Support - Sat Nav

  • How do you use the adaptive cruise control on a Ford Ranger?

    How do you use the adaptive cruise control on a Ford Ranger?

    The Ford Ranger features Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) only on the Wildtrak trim. To use the ACC feature, you will need to utilise the buttons on the left side of your steering wheel. This will enable you to set your speed and following distance to activate ACC.

    The Ford Ranger features Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) only on the Wildtrak trim. To use the ACC feature, you will need to utilise the buttons on the left side of your steering wheel. This will enable you to set your speed and following distance to activate ACC.

  • Does Ford Ranger have push button start?

    Does Ford Ranger have push button start?

    Yes, the Ford Ranger features Push Button Start and Smart Keyless Entry on its XLT, FX4, Wildtrak and Raptor trims. The XL trim features a Traditional Key FOB Start Ignition with Remote Keyless Entry.

    Yes, the Ford Ranger features Push Button Start and Smart Keyless Entry on its XLT, FX4, Wildtrak and Raptor trims. The XL trim features a Traditional Key FOB Start Ignition with Remote Keyless Entry.

  • Does Ford Ranger have Apple CarPlay?

    Does Ford Ranger have Apple CarPlay?

    All Ford Ranger Models feature an 8" Touch Screen that runs Ford's SYNC® Infotainment system. The XL model runs SYNC® while XLT and above runs SYNC® 3. Both infotainment systems have the capability to run Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, meaning you can enjoy Apple CarPlay & Android Auto on all Ford Rangers.

    All Ford Ranger Models feature an 8" Touch Screen that runs Ford's SYNC® Infotainment system. The XL model runs SYNC® while XLT and above runs SYNC® 3. Both infotainment systems have the capability to run Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, meaning you can enjoy Apple CarPlay & Android Auto on all Ford Rangers.

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