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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.

Ford Ranger XLT Review : Wet weather weekender

Ford's Ranger is a real tough truck, but can it tackle weekend duties as well as the working grind?

Ford Ranger Review: XLT dual-cab 4x4

Still one of the most car-like work utes in the business, but it comes at a premium price.

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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...

Ford Ranger Wildtrak Review

The Ford Ranger is a ute on the rise, leapfrogging some well known models to become the second biggest seller in 2014. While it’s still falls short of the big-selling Toyota HiLux, the gap is narrowing - and with good reason, because the current Ford Ranger model line-up consists of almost 40 different variations for buyers to choose from, including the range-topping four-wheel-drive, dual-cab Wildtrak model we’re testing here...

Ford Ranger Video Review

Designed and developed by Ford Australia for global markets, the Ranger is one of the best dual-cab utes when it comes to playing both workhorse and lifestyle vehicle.

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

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...

Australian cars don’t sell? Bollocks

It’s an oft-repeated line — Aussie cars just don’t sell any more, hence the need for the local brands to shut their local factories and become full importers, something each will have done by the end of 2017. I’m well versed enough on the economic and market-specific headwinds that are said to necessitate the end of Australian car manufacturing...

Ford Ranger could be built and sold in the US - reports

Rumours are building that the Australian-designed Ford Ranger could be built and sold in America. Numerous US publications are reporting that Ford Motor Company is in discussions with the United Automobile Workers (UAW) about bringing the mid-sized pick-up back to the US market, quoting sources with knowledge of the talks...

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Ford Ranger Owner Reviews

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...

2011 Ford Ranger XLT 3.2 Review

My PX Ranger, purchased September 2011 has given almost perfect service. It has now travelled 85000 km with two trips from W.A. to Qld towing a 2.7 tonne caravan. Service costs each 15000 km are about $300.and the only warranty work done was a recall for trans coolant hose re-routing. No complaints at all with our local Ford service...

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