Ford’s 2019 Ranger unveiled with computerized emergency brakes

Ford Ranger
The midsize truck’s return comes with some new driver assists.

After a couple of years away (no less than within the US) Ford’s midsize truck, the Ranger, will return for the 2019 mannequin yr. Simply unveiled forward of the 2018 North American Worldwide Auto Present in Detroit, it is one among two new modelsthat Ford is releasing that features computerized emergency braking. Different driver assists like lane conserving and adaptive cruise management are additionally obtainable, however the one we’ve not seen earlier than is a form of “cruise management for off-road” referred to as Path Management. Between 1-20 MPH on rugged terrain, it takes over acceleration and braking individually on every wheel whereas the motive force simply steers.

This version of the “T6” Ranger has been on sale elsewhere on the earth since 2011, and arrives with the corporate’s newest expertise inside, like Sync Three with hyperlinks to Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa, plus the FordPass Join WiFi hotspot. Underneath the hood, there is a 2.Three-liter four-cylinder twin-turbo EcoBoost engine paired with a 10-speed computerized transmission. We’ll most likely get a greater have a look at this one when the present flooring opens Monday morning, so keep tuned for updates.