Midsize pickup trucks are making quite a roar in the automobile industry. After the great success of the model Ford F- 150 Raptor the company decides to make the Raptor version in the new Ranger midsize pickup category. This has brought lots of hopes to people who are looking for a pickup that really delivers. Currently, the newest model 2019 Ford Raptor has been designed and manufactured for the Asia-Pacific market. There is no news of it making entry to North America soon.
The first vehicle was spotted more than 2 years ago and since then developments are being done on the pickup truck to better the same from all aspects.
2019 Ford Raptor Ranger Exterior Looks similar to the model F-150 Raptor
Taking the first look at the 2019 Ford Raptor Ranger will make you feel that you are glancing at a raging beast. There are no soft touches in the pickup truck it is all about toughness and aggressiveness.
Frankly, the new Raptor looks almost similar to the model F-150 Raptor. The grille in the pickup is blocky with ‘FORD’ written all along the grille. Other exterior features of the vehicle which need special mention include widened fenders, a skid plate, rear and front tow hooks, specially designed all-terrain tires and so on.
2019 Ford Raptor Ranger Interior Design
Lavishness or luxury finishes are not needed in mid-size pickup trucks, but this vehicle has what is exactly needed in these kinds of vehicles.
The interior are lined with Ford Performance accents. These include bolstered seats and also include suede inserts. The interiors also have on-center red steering wheel marker and magnesium shift paddles.
Safety System and Tech
Specific safety and security features of 2019 Ford Raptor have not been mentioned anywhere. However, taking into consideration that the vehicle will run on all kinds of rugged surfaces and terrains, it will come equipped with all standard safety and security features. Safety of the driver and passengers are high.
2019 Ford F-150 Raptor model
The model 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor pickup truck like the new Ranger Raptor has specially-built Fox racing shocks and coil sprung solid rear axle. The headlights are square and prominent placed right on the front fascia.
The vehicle will be also available in few exterior colors including shadow black, lightning blue, frozen white, conquer grey and race red. This model will be able to accumulate five passengers.
The interior of this model is very stylish. Some of the features that will be available in the interior of this pickup truck are 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat with Power 2-Way Lumbar Support, Leather Steering Wheel, Front and Rear Cupholders, Remote Keyless Entry, Full Cloth Headliner.
For the infotainment, this model will get 4.2″ LCD display in the center stack with smart charging USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and SiriusXM.
As for the safety, the model will be very protected thanks to Traction Control, Side Impact Beams, Rear Parking Sensors, Low Tire Pressure Warning, Rear Child Safety Locks, Safety Canopy System Curtain in all rows.
2019 Ford Raptor Engine Specifications
The engine used in 2019 Ford Raptor Ranger needs special mention. The vehicle comes with a new 2.0-liter twin turbo-diesel engine.
The engine has the capacity of churning out 210 HP of energy and 369 lbs-feet of torque. The engine comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission gearbox. This vehicle has an amazing towing capacity of 5512 pounds.
However, as for the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor, it comes with a powerful 3.5-liter engine that makes 450 HP and 510 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy of this model in the city/highway is 15/18 mpg. In the section of towing capacity, the F-150 Raptor offers 8000 pounds.
2019 Ford Raptor Pricing and Release Date
There have been lots of speculations regarding the pricing of 2019 Ford Raptor. Finally, the price of this mid-size pickup truck will be somewhere in the range of $40,000. It will debut at the end of this year. However, the powerful model 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor starts at $54,500.
Summing it up
To sum up, 2019 Ford Raptor Ranger and 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor comes with various driving modes. These modes are normal, grass/snow/gravel, sport, rock and mud/sand. However, these models will be possible to drive on all kinds of terrains. The super suspension of the vehicles is an added advantage. On the whole, these mid-size pickups will be able to draw the attention of customers easily.