New Ford Ranger Off-Road Parts Are Coming

Ford Ranger off-road parts

Ford Performance and ARB 4×4 Accessories have teamed up to make Ford Ranger off-road parts. These new parts are great for drivers wanting to take the path less traveled.  

The first part to come out of the collaboration is a winch-capable front bumper, which is designed specifically for the Ford Ranger. The bumper is made from welded sheet steel and attaches to the truck’s existing chassis mounting points. It is also finished in an Integrit® powder coat for extra style and durability.

Ford also ensured the new bumper would not compromise the functionality of the truck’s features, such as the available Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Collision Warning and the Ford Co-Pilot 360™ driver-assist technologies. Compatible accessories for the new bumper include LED lightbars, jacking points for off-road jacks, and antenna and sand flag mounts

Ford and ARB will also make additional vehicle recovery parts and off-road accessories for other Ford trucks as well as SUVs. The upcoming components will help improve the off-road capabilities of Ford models, give more options for vehicle customization and increase your confidence while driving.

Visit us at L&L Motor to learn more about the off-road features currently offered on the Ford Ranger and to view the parts and accessories that we have available.

2019 Ford Ranger Is Most Fuel-Efficient Gas-Powered Midsize Pickup in America

This just in: The all-new 2019 Ford Ranger, the most recent addition to the Ford lineup, has been rated the most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup in America, beating out competition like the Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Toyota Tacoma.

So just how efficient is the new Ford Ranger? According to EPA estimates, the Ranger achieves up to 21 miles per gallon in the city, 26 on the highway, and 23 combined. That comes from the 2.3-liter EcoBoost® gas engine on 4×2 models. Even 4×4 Rangers are highly efficient with this engine, at an EPA estimated 20 miles per gallon in the city, 24 on the highway, and 22 combined.

This engine earns more than class-leading fuel economy, however. At 310 lb-ft, the EcoBoost engine also boasts best-in-class torque and it also offers best-in-class towing capacity at 7,500 pounds.

“Midsize truck customers have been asking for a pickup that’s Built Ford Tough,” remarked Todd Eckert, Ford truck group marketing manager. “And Ranger will deliver with durability, capability, and fuel efficiency, while also providing in-city maneuverability and the freedom desired by many midsize pickup truck buyers to go off the grid.”

Ford has already begun production on the new mid-size Ranger at the Michigan Assembly Plant. Test-drive it when it arrives on our lot at L&L Motor. You can also take a whirl in one of our other shiny new 2019 models.

*EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary.

Ford’s Mid-size Truck to Re-Enter Market

A few years ago, automakers in Detroit decided to pull their mid-size trucks from their lineups, showing no indication of looking back—until now. General Motors brought back the mid-size Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado in 2015 and now, it looks like Ford will also bring back its mid-size pickup truck.

Ford recently announced it will be bringing the popular Ford Ranger back to join the F-150, which remains the most popular pickup truck in the market. The Ranger was last produced in the United States in 2012, but is still sold in a variety of international markets. Ford halted American production of the Ranger after many customers decided the F-150 was the choice for them due to its low price and high capabilities.

Now the average price of the F-150 breaks the $40,000 mark and sales are still going strong. That leaves plenty of wiggle room for a mid-size pickup.

Ford’s mid-size truck is set to reenter the market come 2018, whether it’s the Ranger or a new model altogether.

Look for the all-new 2016 Ford models in our new inventory when they come out!