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Old 02-20-2009
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new model for late next year, possibly as a 2011 model

The four door is coming to North America! :D


http://www.canada.com/Cars/Ford+Rang...764/story.html
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Sounds like the Ranger may get traded in after all...I like the four door but I do love my current one as well... who knows... May not be able to afford to get a new vehicle if the economy don't pick up...
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It doesnt really imply that the truck in the picture is coming to North America.
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Where does it say that that truck is coming to North America?
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In North America, the U.S. Ranger recently received some mild updates to help it carry on until the new model can take its place late next year, possibly as a 2011 model.
That is just explaining that the N.A. Ranger received updates, such as side airbags and a few other things for the 2010 model.
2010 Model Update (May have already been posted somewhere here on R-F
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DEARBORN, Feb. 6, 2009 – The 2010 Ford Ranger comes to market this summer by adding unique standard safety technologies, including Ford’s AdvanceTrac® with RSC® – the world’s most sophisticated electronic stability control system that helps prevent skidding and rollovers – and combination side air bags.

Industry-exclusive AdvanceTrac with RSC goes a step beyond stability control systems found on competitive models with a gyroscopic roll sensor that determines both the vehicle’s body roll angle and roll rate.

If it detects the vehicle is about to roll, the system automatically applies additional countermeasures – such as reducing engine power 15 percent and/or applying brakes to one or more wheels – to enhance vehicle rollover resistance.

The new Ranger’s head-and-chest combination side air bags provide enhanced head and torso protection in certain side impacts. The side air bag system is designed to cushion the head, minimizing lateral head injuries in case of collision, in addition to acting as a barrier between the occupant and the side of the vehicle,

“The 2010 Ranger’s Roll Stability Control and combination side air bag technologies will help occupants stay out of harm’s way,” said Steve Kozak, chief engineer of safety systems, Ford Motor Company. “The Ranger has been America’s most fuel-efficient pickup, and now it features a combination of safety features not offered in any other small pickup.”

In addition, Ranger also provides high levels of safety and security with Ford’s Personal Safety System®, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and SecuriLock® passive anti-theft system, all included as standard equipment on all models.

Also standard are four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver- and front-passenger air bags, safety belts with front pretensioners for outboard seating positions and side-intrusion door beams. Ford’s front-passenger sensing system helps ensure air bags are not deployed on the passenger side when small children are detected. Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) child-seat mounts are provided in the front-passenger seat on all models.

Further adding value to the Ranger is its class-leading fuel economy and low cost of ownership. With EPA-estimated fuel economy at 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway for the 2.3-liter I-4 engine, Ranger offers unsurpassed fuel economy for pickups. Plus its 7,500-mile service intervals for routine maintenance, such as oil changes, help Ranger historically rank among the lowest cost of ownership among all compact pickups studied by Edmunds.com.
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i hate to read these posts I want to start to rub one out the the rest of u "kill the mood"
anyway i see no info on them ever comming to US
P.S. my wife has officialy considered all the sites about trucks in my favorites list as "truck ****"
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P.S. my wife has officialy considered all the sites about trucks in my favorites list as "truck ****"
Now thats a good sig line....lol
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lol. i don't think they will make it but if they do....i may have to get one haha
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The truck in the pic looks too much like the Sport Trac for my taste.
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That truck looks too piggy IMO, I think the current Ranger has a much tougher look, not all round and bubbly like this Tacoma-wannabe. I would like to see an interior like that as well as new drivetrains though.
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It doesnt really imply that the truck in the picture is coming to North America.
actually it looks VERY close to that model slightly different I have already seen it lol.. the joys of living by Dearborn...
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The truck in the pic looks too much like the Sport Trac for my taste.
i agree.
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If it did come to america... time for an 06 front clip conversion
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actually it looks VERY close to that model slightly different I have already seen it lol.. the joys of living by Dearborn...
Sounds like a decent enough positive proof for me... I amy just keep the current ranger as a toy since its paid off....
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the 4 dr is already in north america....

and that ranger is the thailand ranger.
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It looks ugly as sin. Duratorq is nice though. We need more baby diesels here.
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and if they come out with a 4 door ranger, i'm hoping some things are similar so i can get one and transfer parts from my truck now to the new one :D
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Hmm, I like it.
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Hey, but the steering wheel is on the wrong side
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That ranger kinda looks like a yota.
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not really liking the front end.
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It's a Foyota Rangoma.
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that is just UGLY
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The truck in the pic looks too much like the Sport Trac for my taste.


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Hey, but the steering wheel is on the wrong side
so you could finally do right handed drivebys.



(been lookin for an excuse to use that guy unloadin some)
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just ditch ford for any of the other truck brands that offer a 4door lol who cares about brand loyalty haha.
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