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2017 Ford Ranger announced, comes loaded with extras

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The 2017 Ford Ranger has been revealed and it comes with greater value throughout the model range.

Across the line-up, all pick-up variants will benefit from reversing sensors and camera. In addition, XLT models will gain front parking sensors while the range topping Wilktrak will receive the newest SYNC3 infotainment system.

According to Graeme Whickman, CEO of Ford Australia, the “standard new features such as rear view camera and SYNC 3 will help our customers get more done at work while staying better connected to their lives“.

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All models will also benefit from a revised 3.2-litre diesel engine which according to Ford will meet the latest Euro 5 emissions standard.

The Ranger has been incredibly successful within Australia having come within 310 units of the HiLux this year in sales. Ford suggests the utes success comes down to their $2 billion investment in local design and engineering.

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The 2017 Ford Ranger will see the introduction of the following new features as standard:

XL (Excluding XL Plus)

  • Rear view camera (pick-up models only)
  • Rear parking sensors (pick-up models only)
  • Automatic transmission for 4X4 XL Super Cab Chassis 3.2L (previously available as manual only)

XLS

  • Rear view camera
  • Rear parking sensors
  • 2nd key fob

XLT

  • SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Rear view camera
  • Front parking sensors
  • Black fog lamp bezel

WILDTRAK

  • SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Collision Alert, Driver Impairment Monitor, automatic high beam control, Lane Keep Assist and Lane Departure Warning

ALL VARIANTS

  • The 2017 Ranger will feature a minor powertrain upgrade to meet Euro 5 emissions standards.

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