The Ford Ranger is a popular option in the midsize pickup truck class and will compete with the Chevy Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, Hyundai Santa Cruz, Honda Ridgeline, GMC Canyon and Jeep Gladiator. With the debut of the next-generation 2023 Ford Ranger, the best get better at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Learn more about the latest addition to the Ford Ranger lineup with an overview of the 2023 Ford Ranger release date and design specs.
The next-generation 2023 Ford Ranger possesses a brand-new design and is expected to arrive at Brandon Ford in the Fourth Quarter of 2022. When it arrives at dealerships, the 2023 Ford Ranger is expected to be available in Extended Cab and SuperCrew Cab body styles with 6-foot and 5-foot bed length options. The 2023 Ford Ranger will be available in five standard trim levels – XL, XLT, Sport, Lariat, Wildtrak – with a brand-new Ford Ranger Raptor that is built for high-speed trail rides.
The new-look Ford Ranger will feature a bold grille design that features C-Clamp matrix LED headlights, stronger wheel arches, a wider front end and a wealth of utilitarian features in the bed. Highlights of the Ford Ranger cargo area include a molded plastic bedliner, an integrated side-step, a wider bed that will fit sheets of plywood, 360-Degree Zone Lighting, a cargo management system, cargo tie downs and more.
Power is a necessity when you get behind the wheel of a pickup truck and the 2023 Ford Ranger will check all the boxes. The 270-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine married to a 10-speed SelectShift™ automatic transmission will return as the standard powertrain. Armed with a longer and wider platform, the Ford Ranger is built to employ future powertrains and improve ride quality, approach angle and articulation on the trail. High-powered Ford Ranger Raptor entries are expected to employ a 392-horsepower 3.0-liter Twin-Turbo EcoBoost® V-6 that employs locking front and rear differentials, increased ground clearance and 33-inch all-terrain tires.
The 2023 Ford Ranger will benefit drivers with an updated interior that is loaded with next-generation technology. A more modern style is headlined by a standard 10.1-inch Ford SYNC™ 4 touchscreen infotainment system with FordPass Connect, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity that replaces the previous 4.2-inch standard display. Infotainment can be upgraded with a 12-inch Ford SYNC™ 4 touchscreen display and an available 12.4-inch LCD digital instrument cluster.