Historically, the Wildtrak has been the best spec Ford Ranger one might purchase in Malaysia, in case you don’t depend the loopy Ranger Raptor, which is in a league of its personal. Now, there’s one thing between these two, and it’s the brand new Ford Ranger Platinum. As its title suggests, this can be a luxurious tackle the pick-up truck, versus the frequent robust off-road slant.
Launched earlier this month by Sime Darby Auto Connexion, the Ranger Platinum is priced at RM183,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage. That’s RM15k greater than the Ranger Wildtrak with the identical engine, which is yours for RM168,888.
The Platinum’s engine is a well-known one, a 2.0-litre Bi-Turbo diesel with 210 PS at 3,750 rpm and 500 Nm of torque from 1,750 to 2,000 rpm. Drive is channelled to an electronically-controlled four-wheel-drive system and a 10-speed standard computerized gearbox.
The Platinum units itself aside with 20-inch alloys on 255/55 tyres, matrix LED headlamps, some silver bits on the grille, an influence curler shutter for the mattress and a versatile rack system with swing-in-place roof rails.
Inside, the Platinum will get appropriate package trim to match its luxurious positioning. There’s quilted leather-based upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, 10-way power-adjustable entrance seats with three reminiscence settings, a wider 12.4-inch digital instrument show and Bang & Olufsen audio system. Yup, B&O on a truck. Lively Park Help 2.0 is included within the driver help suite.
The Platinum’s cabin additionally options ambient lighting, ‘Platinum’ steel badges on the entrance seats and glove field lid, in addition to accent stitching and matte wooden trim. The portrait-style 12-inch touchscreen with wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is as per the Wildtrak.
The driving force help pack consists of adaptive cruise management with stop-and-go and lane centring, lane change warning and assist, blind spot detection system, rear cross site visitors alert, post-collision/secondary collision brake, evasive steer help.
Additionally on are AEB with pedestrian safety, ahead collision warning, reverse brake help, trailer help/sway help, rollover mitigation, hill launch help, hill descent management and brake help. Passive security package consists of seven airbags, driver and entrance passenger seat belt reminders and two Isofix little one seat mounts for the rear seats.
Final however not least is the Equinox Bronze exterior paint color you see right here, which is unique to the Platinum. In case you don’t like brown, select between Meteor Gray and Absolute Black.
The Ranger Platinum comes with a five-year, 160,000 km guarantee, with the choice to increase to 6 or seven years, or as much as a further 40,000 km, with Premium Care prolonged guarantee packages. High up between RM2,300 to RM6,900 for this. There are additionally non-obligatory Prolonged Service Plans priced from RM2,982 to RM10,364. What do you consider this distinctive luxurious tackle the pick-up truck?
GALLERY: 2024 Ford Ranger Platinum
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