Ford sells legions of F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks every year. Their chassis-cab offerings, commercial vans and medium-duty rigs are HUGELY popular as well. But for years now something’s been missing from their North American vehicle lineup… a midsize pickup! Let's take a First Drive of the 2019 Ford Ranger and see if this EcoBoost-powered global truck was worth the wait!

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    • Leo's Car Club
      Leo's Car Club

      I can't believe anybody reviewing this truck is taking it seriously. The truth is its an absolute joke. With one leaf spring, it bottoms out with 600 pounds in the back. The bed is made of stamped steel. The quality is absolutely terrible, and I AM 100% sure there will eventually be a class action lawsuit against Ford from Ranger owners. There IS NO WAY it can take that kind of payload. I am really disappointed that the people reviewing it, aren't spotting how AWFUL the build quality is. Ford has gone too far with this one. It is unbelievable to me that they would be willing to sell such a poorly made vehicle to the public. what a disgrace. For those who think I am just hating, wait and see. Maybe I'll post a video of the suspension. This truck is an absolute JOKE!!

      about 16 days ago
    • Brian Mclaughlin
      Brian Mclaughlin

      I would have preferred a normally aspirated 6 and 300 hp

      about 24 days ago
    • henri wolbrink
      henri wolbrink

      Should have a split folding rear seat, so 1 part can use Isofix without limiting access to storage.
      Also roof antenna is just in the way when planning roof tent or other larger roof transport.

      about 2 months ago
    • Willie
      Willie

      perfect vehicle for me really dont want or need a full size truck

      about 2 months ago
    • Noel Thomas
      Noel Thomas

      Any idea about the ranger raptor

      about 2 months ago
    • Omar Alilou
      Omar Alilou

      ford ranger is a monster in the road

      about 3 months ago
    • Paul Melnychuk
      Paul Melnychuk

      Now what. Mom lays out your clothes now😄😀

      about 3 months ago
    • bodhrani jam
      bodhrani jam

      Bring the mini truck!

      about 3 months ago
    • gavin martin
      gavin martin

      Australian designed and tested..............Fords biggest seller in OZ.......

      about 4 months ago
    • Matias
      Matias

      I like the video presentation, but the guy in it is hard to watch for a length of time.

      about 4 months ago
    • HarryLopez
      HarryLopez

      Overpriced

      about 5 months ago
    • Mustafa DOGRAMACI
      Mustafa DOGRAMACI

      it is look like 2016 ford endeavour

      about 5 months ago
    • Dirtyharry70585
      Dirtyharry70585

      terrain management is like the Explorers, fricken fabulous! Plus its the automatic low speed crawler....

      about 5 months ago
    • Roberto RR
      Roberto RR

      this ranger will be sold in Mexico

      about 5 months ago
    • Wet Rain
      Wet Rain

      is this much comfortable and better driving than the honda ridgeline? No I will not be off roading at all.

      about 5 months ago
    • irok1d
      irok1d

      Jezzus ford just give it up
      Over priced junk

      about 6 months ago
    • LeadHammer
      LeadHammer

      For a Ranger it is humongous. Bring back something of the late 1990s size.

      about 6 months ago
    • LeadHammer
      LeadHammer In reply to LeadHammer

      Which is too large.

      about 5 months ago
    • Shakerhood69
      Shakerhood69 In reply to LeadHammer

      It is on the smaller size of the current mid-sized offerings, pretty sure the only smaller one is the Frontier.

      about 5 months ago
    • minnie saab
      minnie saab

      ❤🚘❤🚘❤🚘❤🚘

      about 6 months ago
    • RayJ-HT
      RayJ-HT

      Sorry dude it looks to much like a car inside and out. I do think it will be a hit with older men or women though. That pricing also....I mean there are so many in the segment that you can buy for around 20K. Then for 5 more K those are options I could be adding to the other trucks which because they are not new will have additional rebates! It is a no go for me.

      about 6 months ago
    • krtwood
      krtwood In reply to RayJ-HT

      If you want an automatic and 4x4 it ends up being priced pretty competitively.

      about 5 months ago
    • Khan Tra
      Khan Tra

      The lack of optional bed lengths is inexcusable in my book. Nissan, GM, and Toyota all offer this option.
      Seems like Ford did a half ass attempt to get into the mid size market. Considering the amount of options they offer in the F series.

      about 6 months ago
    • George Klimes
      George Klimes In reply to Khan Tra

      My guess is that they decided to go with the combinations that will likely sell the most. If successful, they might very well off - at least! - the 6 foot bad with the crew cab and maybe an additional engine.

      about 6 months ago
    • Khan Tra
      Khan Tra In reply to Khan Tra

      @Coiled Steel which leads me to wonder why they didn't do that for the current generation. Could be because the "new" ranger we're seeing is the one that has been selling in the foreign markets for years and is on the way out. So maybe Ford is just using up the last few years of this particular platform before investing money in a new worldwide platform as Ford likes to do.

      about 6 months ago
    • Coiled Steel
      Coiled Steel In reply to Khan Tra

      Khan Tra - OLD style Rangers had MANY combinations OF: BED LENGTH, TRANSMISSIONS, CAB'S, ENGINES, MANUAL hubs on 4wd, and even "old style" roll up windows with side air vent wings! 🤔

      about 6 months ago
    • HW2800
      HW2800

      Still no compact pickup since 2010!

      about 6 months ago
    • Okie Rider
      Okie Rider In reply to HW2800

      In 2021, FMC is coming out with a all new unibody Courier pickup.

      about 3 months ago
    • Dirtyharry70585
      Dirtyharry70585 In reply to HW2800

      maybe something in china if you don't mind a sardine cans death.

      about 5 months ago
    • fakebrake
      fakebrake

      I'll pass.

      about 6 months ago
    • Trackstar1319
      Trackstar1319

      BTW the climate controls are on the sync3 infotainment system. Those analog buttons are only for backup....... Not to mention you can just use the automated mic system to tell it your climate.

      about 6 months ago
    • guy proulx
      guy proulx

      Toyota builds the very best trucks hands down

      about 6 months ago
    • guy proulx
      guy proulx In reply to guy proulx

      @froglogz Outdated? have you looked at the cheap outdated interior in the Ranger and Colorado? they both look like their interior came from the 80's lol, as far as gas mileage goes the Tacoma gets the exact same combined mpg as the Colorado, try again, the Tacoma is no more overpriced than it's competition other than the Frontier which is the best bang for the buck right now, the Ranger and Colorado are just as expensive as the Tacoma when comparing apples to apples, let's see their resale value when all these trucks are 6 to 8 years old lol

      about 4 months ago
    • froglogz
      froglogz In reply to guy proulx

      If you like over priced, out dated and bad gas mileage then sure!

      about 4 months ago
    • samer Mohammed
      samer Mohammed

      in saudi we have v6 3.2 L turbo diesel 200 hp and 347 lb/f since 2017

      about 6 months ago
    • RJ W19
      RJ W19

      It looks good! I will stick with Tacoma for now. See how they hash out over the next coming year.

      about 6 months ago
    • Matthew Matthewq
      Matthew Matthewq In reply to RJ W19

      This Ranger has been around since 2011 overseas. The platform is long proven nothing to wait for...

      about 4 months ago
    • Randy Horton
      Randy Horton

      Nice information and great video. I had a 2002 Ford Ranger. Four door 4.0 v6 Edge. Chrome Yellow 4X4. Great truck except the seats way to low and to thin😩. The 2011 f-150 xl I’m in now is way more comfortable. The seats are some of the best seats I’ve ever sat in. Maybe the new Ranger is something to check out. Thanks again for a great review!!

      about 6 months ago
    • Rum Have
      Rum Have

      Who wears work gloves while they drive?
      Also those temp buttons look like they are in the perfect spot because your hand can stay rested on the shifter. Also, you don't need to see the buttons after the 3rd or 4th time of using them.

      about 6 months ago
    • Rum Have
      Rum Have

      Ford,
      Pleeeeeaaase put the 2.7 v6 in it next update!.

      about 6 months ago
    • Glen M
      Glen M In reply to Rum Have

      @Okie Rider Which is why in the second sentence I say the 3.0L V6 ecoboost is a better option. I'm not saying the 2.7 is bad, just that it isn't as much of a worthwhile upgrade over the 2.3 as the 3.0 would be -- the difference between the 2.3 and 2.7 capability is just too narrow to bother.

      about 3 months ago
    • Okie Rider
      Okie Rider In reply to Rum Have

      @Glen M
      Because it would be less stress on a bigger engine (2.7L V6) than a smaller engine (2.3L i4) to get the same if not, more hp/tq.

      about 3 months ago
    • Glen M
      Glen M In reply to Rum Have

      @luisinhoens90 The 2.7 Edge ST only comes with 335hp from the 2.7 (its highest factory tune, higher than the F-series), the Focus RS which is a smaller vehicle has a 2.3 with 350hp (compact class platform, shared with Escape).

      Whereas the 3.0L V6 ecoboost is going into the Explorer and Aviator on a rear wheel drive platform, and the HO version of that engine puts out 400hp ang 400lbft of torque -- suitable for the Ranger/Bronco Raptor, and a detuned ~330hp version would be perfect for standard Ranger/Bronco units. This is also probably the ecoboost V6 engine that Ford will develop its hybrid pairing for.

      about 6 months ago
    • luisinhoens90
      luisinhoens90 In reply to Rum Have

      @Glen M I couldn't find any Crossover with a 350hp version of this engine, the Edge ST has such power but it comes with the 2.7 Ecoboost.

      about 6 months ago
    • Glen M
      Glen M In reply to Rum Have

      Why bother, the 2.3 can outperform it (Ford puts a 350hp version of this 2.3 in a crossover)? If you want a V6 then go to the 3.0L that the new Explorer and Lincoln Aviator are getting (400hp & 400lbft of torque) -- a detuned 'truck' version of that engine would be perfect for the Ranger and Bronco.

      about 6 months ago
    • Yung Padawan
      Yung Padawan

      I'm still a bit concerned about the 2.3 Turbo 4 being the only engine offered in a truck considering the head gasket failures the same engine is having in the Mustang and Focus RS and those are both lighter. The problem is the semi open deck and the very thin bracing between the middle two cylinders. I hope they do well. I just won't be an early adopter if I go with this truck at all. I don't need a truck right now, but am planning on getting a new one in the next year or two and I will be keeping a close eye on how these trucks hold up. Considering people rack up miles very fast, it won't take more than a year and a half for many people who use them for work or commuting to get over 75,000 miles and then I'll have a better idea of how the powertrain and suspension hold up.

      about 6 months ago