Inside, the 2024 Ranger’s cabin will get a glow-up, too. It is extra spacious, due to the scale improve and the entrance wheel repositioning, and strikes a stability between Maverick and F-150 by way of tech, too. In contrast to the Maverick, Ford’s smallest pickup, there’s much less of an expectation that homeowners will deliver their very own devices. The brand new Ranger will get a digital instrument cluster as commonplace — 8-inches on the XL and XLT; 12.4-inches above — and a portrait-aspect SYNC 4A infotainment touchscreen that is both 10.1-inches or 12-inches in measurement.
That helps wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and comes with an embedded 4G LTE modem that Ford plans to make use of for over-the-air (OTA) updates. Not all the things is touchscreen-controlled: HVAC and quantity are adjusted with bodily controls, and there is a bodily shifter — an e-shifter on Lariat 4×4 — as a result of Ford says prospects choose that to knobs or buttons.
Two USB ports are commonplace, and a wi-fi charging pad is elective. Whereas we have seen this software program earlier than on fashions just like the Mustang Mach-E, Ford has added Ranger-specific data pages to SYNC 4A.
Ford Co-Pilot-360 incudes options like lane-centering and auto high-beams, pre-collision help with automated emergency braking, interplay help, and mode. Ford additionally gives Lively Park Help 2.0, adaptive cruise management, and different ADAS options, although BlueCruise (Ford’s Stage 2 hands-off freeway driving system) is not accessible.
The 2024 Ranger will begin at $34,160 (together with $1,595 vacation spot), with the order books opening later in Might 2023. Availability will start late summer time 2023, with the two.7-liter EcoBoost engine accessible in late fall.