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2016 Ford Ranger : Lifestyle Adventure in New Zealand

The Ford Ranger may be one of the most popular 4x4 dual-cab utes in Australia, but it's New Zealand where they can't get enough of them. Where Aussies tend to prefer passenger cars and SUV's over light commercial vehicles, in NZ the Ranger is currently the single most popular vehicle overall...

2016 Ford Ranger XLT Review

Ford's Ranger remains the pick of the dual cab ute field despite the competition from newer, redesigned models. We take a look here at our pick of the range, the XLT.

2016 Ford Ranger Review

The 2016 Ford Ranger has arrived, and there's plenty to like about it.

2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is a worthy flagship model for the popular ute range.

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Ford Ranger Videos

2015 Ford Ranger Quick Review

Our recent eight-way mega ute test highlighted a number of things – not the least of which was the continued competency of the 2016 Ford Ranger XLT. The higher end of the dual cab ute segment is as tough as nails, and we’re not talking just about the vehicles when we make that claim either...

Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...

2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrack digital instrument cluster

Read the article here. Since we first published images of the 2016 Ford Ranger, lots of CarAdvice readers asked about the multi-function display on the dashboard of higher-spec models, and more importantly – where is the tacho? We’ve got a new Ranger Wildtrack here. Lets go take a look. The instrument cluster has analogue speedo flanked by an LCD screen on either side...

2016 Ford Ranger Series II : Launch Review

The updated Ford Ranger has arrived in Australia with a new look, new technology and higher prices. It’s Australia’s second-biggest selling ute behind the Toyota HiLux, but does this new model have what it takes to topple the top-selling Toyota? Let’s take a closer look...

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Ford Ranger Comparisons

Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...

Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux Black Edition : Comparison review

The challenger takes on the champion. That’s the best way to describe this twin test, which puts Australia’s long-reining best-selling ute, the Toyota HiLux, up against the increasingly popular Ford Ranger. The Ford is catching the Toyota in terms of sales: in 2014, there were 38,126 HiLux models sold in 4x2 and 4x4 configurations, while a total of 26,219 Rangers were sold (4x2 and 4x4 combined)...

Ute comparison: Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Volkswagen Amarok v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Nissan Navara v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton

HiLux, Ranger, Triton, Navara, Amarok, BT-50, D-Max, Colorado... CarAdvice reveals which is the best dual-cab ute for work and play.

Ford Ranger News

Ford Australia scores big wins over nemesis Toyota in January

Ford Australia has taken to savaging Toyota in its recent marketing, continuously citing ways in which it claims its cars outgun those from the Japanese market leader. When it launched the updated Ranger last year, Ford danced and sung about the "10 features not found in the current Toyota Hilux”...

Ford Ranger production increased, $250 million spent growing Thai plant

Rampant demand for the Australia-developed Ford Ranger across the Asia Pacific has seen the company commit $254 million to increase its Thai production capability. Ford is adding production equipment and facilities to its Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM) plant to meet huge demand across our region, and to supplement the joint-venture plant with Mazda that currently makes the Ranger...

ANCAP crash test results: Five stars for Fortuner, Everest, Passat and more

5-Star safety rating for Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Toyota LandCruiser 200, Volvo XC90, Ford Ranger MkII, Volkswagen Passat, Lexus IS A quartet of brand-new models have picked up five-star ratings in the latest round of crash safety testing with the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), while three others have had their top marks renewed...

Next Mazda BT-50 might be HiLux-based

The growing global joint-venture between Mazda and Toyota could have implications for Australia’s massive light commercial sector. There are whispers that the next Mazda BT-50 one-tonne ute could be twinned with the Toyota HiLux, rather than the Ford Ranger as it is at present...

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Ford Ranger Owner Reviews

2015 Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2 (4x4) Review

Has a great look at the front of the car. The ford has a reasonable price but not the cheapest. It has ok tech but the lower models miss out on a lot of things that the top model have. The popular one of all the models is the XLT which is around 56 thousand dollars and the XLS is also popular being that it is around 10 thousand dollars cheaper...

2013 Ford Ranger Review

In the hotly contested 4x4 utility segment there are a number of choices available all with their respective pros and cons. None however seem to 'get it right' like the PX Ford Ranger. Unveiled at the 2010 Australian International Motor Show after a blank sheet design and engineering project by Ford Australia for the international marketplace, the Ford Ranger was immediately the class leader in interior space (especially the all-important rear seat room), packaging, towing capacity - the list goes on...

2012 Ford Ranger XL 3.2 (4x4) Review

Great car to drive with towing capacity and power, comfort and driver friendliness. Big problem is the fuel pump. Mine broke downon the highway 250kms from home. Had to get the tow truck. He said he had to pick up 3 in the last month or so. Diesel supplier said that Ford Ranger/Mazda BT50 changed from Bosch Fuel pump in 2012 to Siemens...

2014 Ford Ranger XLT 3.2 Review

The car was purchased 12 months ago in Kalgoorlie W.A. it has just had 30k service has performed good heaps of power and leg room in the back seats, Its a bit heavy on fuel...

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