Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis will join the Ranger 4×4 line-up

2020 Ford Ranger 4x4 XLT Double Cab Chassis lifestyleThe Adventure Ready Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis will join Ford’s line-up from December 2020 to give Australian customers greater choice and personalisation for their ultimate touring 4×4.

  • Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis will join the Ranger 4×4 line-up to bring customers greater choice, personalisation in a comprehensively equipped cab chassis that enables ease of fitment of customised canopies or service bodies
  • Comprehensive standard equipment for 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis includes Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection, SYNC 3 with Emergency Assist, and a five-star ANCAP safety rating
  • Standard technology includes FordPass Connect embedded modem with FordPass App, SYNC 3 with built-in sat-nav, breadcrumbs function, DAB+ radio, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone compatibility and reversing camera loom
  • Ranger customers benefit from a five-year/unlimited kilometre factory warranty as part of Ford Service Benefits, which include Service Loan Car, Auto Club Membership and sat-nav mapping updates to eligible customers

The new comprehensively equipped Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis gives customers more choice, expanding the overall line-up for Australians and offering an easier way for them to personalise their Ranger from purchase.

“Customers looking for Ranger’s high safety and equipment levels who want to add their own customised canopies or personalised tray set-up can now do so with far more ease,” said Andrew Birkic, President and CEO, Ford Australia and New Zealand. “Owners have told us that they want to save time and money with a ready-to-go, high-spec Ranger Cab Chassis that they can purchase straight off the showroom floor, and the 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis is here for these customers, be they tradespeople, adventurers or explorers.”

2020 Ford Ranger 4x4 XLT Double Cab Chassis dash

Ranger XLT Features

Reflecting the versatility and multiple roles Ranger plays across Australian households and workplaces, the 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis is the most content-rich, feature packed Ranger Cab Chassis offered in Australia to date, with options that include the first pearlescent colour to be offered on Ranger. The fresh Alabaster White paintwork brings a warm, rich finish to the Ranger 4×4 XLT Cab Chassis’ exterior as an alternative to the no-cost option Arctic White, which remains available across the Ranger line-up.

In addition, Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis brings customers the assurance of Ranger’s five-star ANCAP safety rating, with standard equipment including AEB with Pedestrian Detection, SYNC 3 with Emergency Assist as well as FordPass Connect embedded modem, best-in-class towing, water wading and payload capabilities.

Also included is Ranger’s switchable on-the-fly four-wheel drive system, 17-inch alloy wheels and the comfort of dual-zone climate control. A high-resolution full-colour 8.0-inch touchscreen display works in conjunction with steering-wheel mounted controls for voice-activated features, including access to DAB+ audio features, with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone compatibility as standard. It also shows the built-in sat-nav with convenient breadcrumbs feature, enabling an off-road route to be mapped for safe return, or later revisited.

In addition to an extensive range of standard features, including standard tow-bar assembly and wiring, options for Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis include a standard tow-bar tongue and wiring, as well as popular XLT options including leather-accented seating, the convenience of Adaptive Cruse Control with steering-wheel buttons, and black 18-inch alloys wheels for a more distinctive look.

Ranger XLT Engine

Touring and adventure capability is further enhanced with a choice of potent, robust powertrains for Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis that deliver strong, dependable performance while returning efficiency and low running costs.

With 157kW/500Nm, the latest-generation Bi-Turbo powertrain was first introduced on the Ford Performance Ranger Raptor – 4×4 Australia’s 2019 4×4 of the Year – and is fitted with the specifically tuned, new generation 10-speed automatic. The 10-speed includes a lock-out feature to hold specific gears for ease when towing, giving the Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis a best-in-class towing capacity of 3,500kg. In addition to the highly capable towing, the Bi-Turbo 10-speed combination provides improved fuel efficiency to provide owners even greater depth of capability.

Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis customers can also choose the proven 3.2L, five-cylinder common rail turbodiesel, available in both six-speed manual and six-speed automatic, for a powertrain solution to suit a wide variety of needs and uses.

2020 Ford Ranger 4x4 XLT Double Cab Chassis cabin

Ranger XLT Owner Benefits

In addition to a five-year, unlimited kilometre full factory warranty, every Ranger is eligible for the Ford Service Benefits program, designed to keep customers on the road longer, at participating Ford dealerships. With long 15,000km/12-month service intervals, A and B log-book services for the first four years/60,000km are set at a maximum of $299 per service.

Further adding to the ownership experience, Ford Service Benefits also bring Ranger owners a Service Loan Car, Auto Club Membership including Roadside Assistance as well as sat-nav map updates.

The Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis will be available in from December 2020.

Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT Pricing

Recommended Manufacturer List Prices (MLP) for Ford Ranger and available options:

Ranger 4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis

MLP

4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis 3.2L 6-speed MT

$56,240 (new)

4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis 3.2L 6-speed AT

$58,440 (new)

4×4 XLT Double Cab Chassis Bi-Turbo 10-speed AT

$59,940 (new)

4×4 XLT Super Pick-up 3.2L 6-speed AT

$57,440

4×4 XLT Super Pick-up Bi-Turbo 10-speed AT

$58,940

4×4 XLT Double Pick-up 3.2L 6-speed MT

$57,240

4×4 XLT Double Pick-up 3.2L 6-speed AT

$59,440

4×4 XLT Double Pick-up Bi-Turbo 10-speed AT

$60,940

Options

Prestige Paint

$650

Adaptive Cruise Control

$500

XLT Leather-Accented Seats

$1,500

18-inch Black alloy wheels for XLT

$750

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Rob first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.