It's big, brash and billed as Ford's answer to the performance dual-cab ute. But, does the Ford Ranger Raptor live up to its name? Paul Maric finds out.
Right now, dual-cab utes sit number one and two on the list of highest-selling cars in Australia. They’re bought by tradies and 4WDers right? Wrong. Many of them are bought as an everyday run-around and rarely, if ever, hit the dirt or sand. As a keen off-roader, I find it upsetting that many 4WDs never heed their calling...
Once the Ford Ranger Raptor arrives later this year, the Wildtrak will be bumped from the top spot of the Blue Oval's hierarchy. Before that happens, we've jumped behind the wheel for another spin to see if the 2018 Ranger Wildtrak can still stack up.
How do you capture the essence of a city? What makes a particular place hum and sing and buzz? Is it the people? The culture? The architecture? Food? It is, of course, all of these things. And more. For us at CarAdvice, it is, unsurprisingly, also the cars. We are privileged to travel around the world for our job, visiting cities, countries and far-flung corners we might otherwise never see in our lives...
The Ford Ranger XLT is now the second most popular new vehicle in Australia, behind only the Toyota HiLux. It's easy to see why it's so dominant in the booming 4x4 dual-cab ute market.
The 2017 Ford Ranger Wildtrak makes safety kit standard, and improves connectivity with new smartphone mirroring tech. It's still good at pretty much everything, too.
Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...
Ford gets out the black paint for the special edition Ranger FX4. But do stickers and blacked out trim make any meaningful difference?
The same basic underpinnings with handy accessories and bundle value, what's not to like about the 2017 Ford Ranger XLS Special Edition?
The 2017 Ford Ranger XLT is better than ever.
The Ford Ranger Wildtrak is hot property among Australian buyers, but does the big pick-up really provide the best of both worlds for work and play?