FORD RANGER SPORT SPECIAL EDITION
Jul 28, 2019
The Ford Ranger Sport brings an exciting new model to the 2019 Ford Ranger line-up, with a distinctive looks and equipment upgrades to set it apart from the crowd. The Ranger Sport sits between the Ranger XLS 4x4 and highly equipped Ranger XLT 4x4 models, bringing Australians greater choice with a package that offers the capability and dependability for which Ranger is known.
The Ranger Sport brings a sports-oriented colour range that sets off its go-anywhere spirit of adventure. In its hero True Red paintwork, Ranger Sport shows off its contrasting black front grille, mirror caps, door handles and black alloy wheels, which at 17-inches are an inch larger than those on Ranger XLS. Sport also sees sidesteps, a matte black sports bar and bedliner as standard, adding to its practicality while bolstering its distinctive looks.
At the business end, the unique ‘Sport’ tailgate decal and black rear bumper completes the Ranger Sport’s look. Matching the black detailing, Meteor Grey, Arctic White, Shadow Black and Aluminium Metallic paintwork is also available.
Driver Assist Technology standard on Ranger Sport includes Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Aid (LKA) with Lane Departure Warning and Driver Alert, Traffic Sign Recognition and Automatic High-beam headlightsi.
Ford Ranger Sport: Premium features inside and out
Dual-zone climate control is standard on Ranger Sport, providing a comfortable cabin regardless of the weather. Further premium features include smart keyless entry and push-button start, DAB+ Radio and a dual 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster – all part of the Sport’s standard SYNC 3 package. SYNC 3 brings an 8.0-inch full-colour touchscreen, which doubles as high-resolution reversing camera, as well as voice-activated sat-nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone capability.
Ranger Sport’s SYNC 3 functionality also brings features including ‘breadcrumbs’, which enables an off-road route to be mapped via the vehicle dropping digital markers – breadcrumbs – to help record the route for the return journey or return visit.
Ranger Sport’s interior improvements above Ranger XLS include:
- Smart Keyless Entry with Push-button Start
- SYNC 3 with 8.0-inch colour touchscreen
- DAB+ digital radio
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone compatibility
- Voice-activated built-in sat-nav
- Dual-zone climate control
- Dual 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster
The Ranger XLS Sport 4x4 is offered exclusively with Ranger’s proven 3.2-litre common-rail TDCi powertrain, delivering 147kW/470Nm, with a choice of six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. This brings a 3,500kg towing capability and best-in-class 800mm water wading.
Ranger Sport Pricing and ownership experience
The 2019 Ranger Sport MLP is $52,940 (manual) and $55,140iii (automatic), with its upgrades from the XLS representing an additional $6,000 of value over the Ranger XLS. Despite this, the Ranger Sport’s MLP is only $3,500 more than a standard Ranger XLS dual-cab 4x4 to sit between Ranger XLS and Ranger XLT in the line-up.
In addition to a five-year, unlimited kilometre full factory warranty, the Ford Service Benefits program is designed to keep your Ranger Sport on the road longer, at participating Ford dealerships. With long 15,000km/12-month service intervals, A and B log-book services for the first four years/60,000km are set at a maximum of $299 per service for Ranger Sport owners.
Further adding to the ownership experience, Ford Service Benefits also bring Ranger Sport owners a Service Loan Car, Auto Club Membership including Roadside Assistance as well as SYNC 3 sat-nav mapping updates where available.
The Ford Ranger Sport will be available alongside the full Ford Ranger line-up in Ford Dealerships in July 2019.
- The Ranger Sport special edition brings a fresh look and unique combination of capability, comfort and practicality with stand-out exterior styling and increased equipment levels to sit between the XLS and XLT 4x4 models in the Ranger line-up
- Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection is standard on every Ranger, while Ranger Sport brings SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone compatibility, plus built-in sat-nav among upgrades over Ranger XLS
- Ranger Sport brings unique detailing, with its front grille, larger 17-inch alloy wheels, mirror caps, door handles, and rear bumper finished in black, while additions include a matte-black sports bar, sidesteps, bedliner and one-off Sport decal
- A five-year/unlimited kilometre factory warranty is part of Ranger Sport’s Ford Service Benefits, which include Loan Car Program, Service Price Promise and sat-nav mapping updates to eligible customers at participating Ford dealerships
1 Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgement and need to control the vehicle. May not operate in some driving conditions and road conditions (including at certain speeds) or adverse weather.
2 Apple CarPlay/Android Auto requires phone with compatible version of Apple iOS/Android™ (as applicable), active data service, and connection cable (sold separately). SYNC does not control Apple CarPlay/Android Auto while in use. Apple/Google and other third parties are responsible for their respective functionality. Message date and rates may apply. Apple CarPlay, Siri Eyes Free, iPod and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the US and other countries. Android Auto and Google Maps are trademarks of Google Inc. Ford Applink® is available on selected SYNC® models and is compatible with select smartphone platforms. Warning: some local laws prohibit some phone functions while driving. Check your local road rules before using these functions.
3 This is the manufacturer's list price for the vehicle only. A number of other components, including a dealer delivery fee, stamp duty, registration, compulsory third party insurance and other statutory charges may be payable by a customer in relation to the purchase of this vehicle. The final transaction price for the vehicle will be as negotiated by the customer with their chosen Ford Dealer.
4 Available at participating Ford Dealers on 2019.75MY Ranger vehicles first purchased by a Private or Blue Fleet customer or as a dealer demonstrator/service loaner (CCLV) vehicle excluding vehicles purchased under Ford’s Privilege Club or Ford’s Dealership Employee Program. Offer valid for four years or 60,000km (whichever occurs first) commencing on the date of delivery to original owner except for demonstrator/service loaner (CCLV) vehicles, in which case it commences on the date it was first registered by a Ford Dealer. A or B Scheduled Service items (and Additional Scheduled Maintenance Items) are set out in the Customer Assistance and Warranty Guide with the vehicle. See www.ford.com.au/service/t-and-c for full terms.