Ford Ranger Technology Review
The Ford Ranger is a midsize pickup truck that’s ready for towing, hauling, and off-road adventuring. You’ll find all sorts of interesting technology features inside. Some enhance this truck’s capabilities, while others add comfort, convenience, and connectivity to your ride.
In this Ford Ranger technology review, we at Ford of Ocala want to cover it all. Learn whether this pickup truck is equipped with all you need for your Starke, Gainesville, or Ocala drive!
Technology Features: Infotainment
This being a Ford, you can expect easy-to-use infotainment from the available SYNC® 3 system. Via voice command or touchscreen navigation, it offers control over a range of features. The 8-inch touchscreen is simple and straightforward to use.
Want to use your favorite apps on the go? The SYNC® 3 system lets you link your smartphone via Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay™. No matter where your excursion takes you, you’ll be able to send texts, manage your playlists, and make calls on the road.
The available B&O™ Premium Sound System by Bang & Olufsen makes even your most-listened-to tunes feel new again. With 10 speakers and 675 watts of power, you’re in for a custom audio experience!
Active Safety Features
You can drive more safely than ever before in the Ford Ranger. This truck offers the new Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite of driver-assist features. With these standard and available features, you can extend your senses on the road. They include:
- Adaptive Cruise Control—Keep pace with, and a pre-set distance from, the traffic in front of you.
- Auto High-Beam Headlamps—Automatically adjust for low-light conditions.
- BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Trailer Coverage—Be forewarned when another truck, car, or SUV is detected in your blind spot or alongside your trailer.
- Lane-Keeping System—Get an alert when your vehicle starts drifting past its lane markers.
You’ll even get a Rear-View Camera to make backing up easier than ever. See more of what’s happening around you and put safety first!
This Truck’s Off-Roading Technology
As we mentioned earlier, the Ford Ranger is a proficient off-roader. Scratch that: It’s more than proficient, with systems that make tackling the toughest terrain easier than ever.
You’ll find an available Terrain Management System™, which lets you alter driving dynamics to match the terrain under your wheels. Choose from four modes—Normal, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Mud/Ruts, and Sand—and customize the perfect drive.
Also included in the FX4 Off-Road Package is Trail Control™. It manages throttle and braking and will keep your speed constant at between 0 and 20 MPH. The result? You can focus on steering over all that rugged terrain.
Try Out Ford Ranger Technology Yourself
Did you find this Ford Ranger technology review useful? We want to help Ocala, Starke, and Gainesville shoppers learn all they need to evaluate this midsize pickup truck.
If you like what you’ve seen so far, you may want to try this truck’s technology for yourself. Just schedule a test drive at Ford of Ocala and get behind the wheel! We’ll answer all your questions and see what this vehicle can do.