• Nine 2.2 TDCi auto derivatives
EXPANDING THE RANGE(R): The Ford Ranger now boasts a total of 36 models after the addition of new models with an automatic gearbox. Image: QuickPic
• 'Only single cab in SA with auto'
• Range now consists of 36 models
Pretoria - Ford has expanded its local Ranger line-up with the addition of nine 2.2 Duratorq TDCi variants equipped with a six-speed auto gearbox.
The Ranger, says Ford, "is the first and only single cab pick-up on the local market available with an automatic transmission".
The extended Ranger line-up now boasts 36 derivatives.
The 2.2 TDCi engine produces 118kW/385Nm. Two versions are available, comprising the 2.2 TDCi 4x2 XL, along with the higher specification XLS model equipped with a 4x4 drivetrain.
Three versatile Super Cab variants of the 2.2 Auto are included in the expanded range - 4x2 XL and XLS versions in either 4x2 or 4x4 guises.
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The Super Cab is particularly popular with farmers, contractors as well as lifestyle-oriented buyers seeking the added convenience of the extra space behind the front seats, as well as the convenience of the rear opening doors that provide unrivalled access to the entire cabin.
The Ranger double cab is available in new 2.2 auto guise - 2.2 TDCi XL Double Cab Auto in either 4x2 or 4x4.
Ford Ranger: 2.2 Auto Model Range
Ranger 2.2TDCi Single cab XL 6AT 4X2 - R311 900
Ranger 2.2TDCi Single cab XLS 6AT 4X4 - R426 900
Ranger 2.2TDCi Super cab XL 6AT 4X2 - R357 900
Ranger 2.2TDCi Super cab XLS 6AT 4X2 - R411 900
Ranger 2.2TDCi Super cab XLS 6AT 4X4 - R472 900
Ranger 2.2 TDCi Double cab XL 6AT 4X2 - R384 900
Ranger 2.2 TDCi Double cab XL 6AT 4X4 - R426 900
Ranger 2.2 TDCi Double cab XLS 6AT 4X4 - R517 900
Ranger 2.2 TDCi Double cab XLT 6AT 4X2 - R482 900
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All models are sold with a four-year or 120 000km comprehensive warranty, five-year or 100 000km service plan (excluding Base derivatives), three-year or unlimited km roadside assistance and a five-year or unlimited km corrosion warranty. Service intervals are every 20 000km.