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Car-Like Levels of Comfort and Features
The purposeful interior
of the Wildtrak echoes the dark sporty look of the outside. A special
hydrographic finish on the center console around the audio is reminiscent of
strong but lightweight materials like carbon fiber.
The seat trim - a
combination of leather and woven cloth inspired by sportswear with ventilated
sections - provides lateral support and confidence even on rough terrain.
Contrast stitching and a discreet strip on the seat upper and bolster, all in
distinctive Wildtrak Orange, accentuate the premium feel of the interior.
The cabin of Ranger has been stretched to provide segment-leading
spaciousness and comfort. Three passengers can easily fit in the second row of
the Wildtrak, for instance. It offers ample knee room and better foot clearance
between the B-pillar and the seat. This means that getting in and out of the new
Ranger is easier than ever for rear-seat passengers.
With 23 storage
spaces in the cabin, Ranger offers more practical stowage than any competitor. A
deep center console bin will keep up to six cans of beverage cool, while the
glove box is large enough to accommodate a 16-inch laptop computer. Ample
storage for mobile phones and other small items can be found in the console.
Also poised to be a leader in innovation, Ranger Wildtrak comes with
Bluetooth audio streaming, USB and iPod connectivity. There is voice control
over the radio, CD, iPod, USB, air-conditioning and phone. It also offers a
five-inch color screen with satellite navigation.
More Power, More
There is a choice of two state-of-the-art common-rail Ford
Duratorq TDCi diesels and new fuel-efficient six-speed transmissions that serve
up more power and torque.
The new, Dagenham-built, 2.2-liter
four-cylinder diesel delivers peak torque output of 277 lb-ft (375 Nm) and power
output of 148 hp, whilst a highly responsive and efficient new 3.2-liter
5-cylinder diesel produces a powerful 348 lb-ft (470 Nm) of torque is power
rated at 197 hp. Both new powertrains have been developed and refined to deliver
excellent fuel economy that is among the best in class. Fitted with an 80-liter
fuel tank, Ranger is also expected to have one of the longest ranges in its
New Ranger also features smart Ford technologies such as
Adaptive Automatic Mode, which adapts gear shifts according to driving style and
Grade Control Logic, which automatically downshifts when driving downhill and
the brake pedal is depressed. This feature prevents the transmission from
changing to a higher gear.
Ford Ranger Wildtrak: Photo Gallery, Review (1/2) and Specifications