The 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak it top trim for the non-US markets. Will it appear across the sea? Nope. US buyers are waiting for the Raptor model with extreme off-road capabilities. The Wildtrak model is upgrading the Limited truck and adds special features to boost the overall offer. Some things you cannot pick, such as 4×4 drive system and Double Cab configuration.
The 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak is going to be the response to the new off-road lineup by Toyota Hilux Rugged and Rugged X models. The Japanese company made a strong impact with this refresh and now other companies have to make a move. It didn’t take too long and now Ford brings Wildtrak edition of its mid-size truck.
2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Features
The new 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak will bring the upgrades for the Limited truck. The most notable exterior upgrade is 18-inch wheels. Other versions are using 17-inchers. Up front, there are titanium grille and unique headlights. Of course, buyers will get protection with body steps and skid plates. Inside, the infotainment system is getting navigation and the 8-inch touchscreen display. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also there on the Limited version. Voice controls are added for the Sync3. If you are boring, there are also different lighting colors.
2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Specs
Under the hood of the standard Ranger is a 2.2-liter diesel engine. Well, the US version is coming with a petrol drivetrain. The Wildtrak will get a 3.2-liter turbodiesel V6 engine. It is capable to produce 200 horsepower and 470 Nm of torque. The power goes through a six-speed transmission. Buyers are going to choose manual or automatic gearbox. Either one is sending power to all wheels. The 4×4 system will be a strong push for off-road capabilities, balance, and traction. Automatic start/stop is available only with a manual transmission.
The Wildtrak edition of the mid-size truck is the same as the standard model. The pickup had a facelift for this season since the company brought this unit back to the USA. For the upcoming year, Ranger is unchanged. The aesthetic look is built up with above-mentioned features to improve the overall impression. Still, the truckmaker added more safety equipment to make the drive and the work safer. The new edition of the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak will face the competition in Toyota Hilux and its new lineup, as well as the VW Amarok and Nissan Navara.
The new 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak will be available in Australia first. Experts from this part of the world are sure the new model will be slightly more expensive than before, but not more than $1,000. That means the truck will cost around 62,000 AUD. Converted to USD, that is $42,000. The new Ranger Raptor for the US market will start in the same region as well. Optional automatic transmission will increase the price by $2,200. The same truck will also appear in Europe. We don’t have precise details, but it will be very similar to the Australian sibling.