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2022 Ford Ranger Black Makes Debut As Urban-Oriented Road Warrior

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In March 2018, the Ford Ranger Black made its debut in Brazil, albeit in concept form. That truck earned enough attention to warrant a production version, and now, Brazilian truck shoppers will have the opportunity to pick one up soon, as the new 2022 Ford Ranger Black will reach dealers in the South American country by the end of March.

The 2022 Ford Ranger Black is designed to cater to city residents who crave a sophisticated yet imposing truck with smooth, effortless performance. Given the name, it’s wholly unsurprising to discover that Ford outfitted the pickup with a monochromatic black aesthetic, as the door handles, side mirror caps, roof rack, and grille all get matte black materials.

Similarly, the new Ford Ranger Black sports a very dark interior as well, including black leather seats. Although the standard technological goodies make it a bright spot in the lineup, as it comes bundled with seven airbags, dual zone air conditioning, stability and traction control, anti-rollover protection, and adaptive cruise control.

Convenience features like the Sync 3 infotainment system with an eight-inch touchscreen capable of running Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and the FordPass Connect integrated modem will make the Ranger Black easy to live with, something urban dwellers will no doubt appreciate.

Additionally, the 2022 Ford Ranger Black will be paired with a robust powertrain: the Ford Duratorq 2.2L turbodiesel, rated at 148 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that solely sends power to the rear wheels, as the model is meant more for on-road adventures than off-road excursions.

“Ranger Black was created to serve a consumer who had no similar option in the segment,” says Antõnio Freitas, Ford pickup marketing manager. “It is an urban pickup truck with a robust and sophisticated design, diesel engine and 4×2 traction, which offers excellent driveability and technology with the purpose to extend Ranger’s success.”

Brazil-Market Ford Ranger Models / Trims
Position Base 1 Base 2 Mid-Range Mid-Range 2 High-End Range-Topper
Model XL XLS Black Storm XLT Limited

The 2022 Ranger Black starts at R $179,900 ($31,253 USD), which places it between the XLS and XLT trims and slightly below the off-road oriented Storm in the lineup. To celebrate its launch, Ford will award the first 100 Ranger Black buyers a special accessory kit, which will include a bed liner, electric tonneau cover, and a storage rack, valued at R $10,000. The new variant should be in showrooms by April.

We’ll be here to report on all the latest domestic and international Ranger variants when they debut, so subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford Ranger news and around-the-clock Ford news coverage.

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Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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Comments

  1. Phil McCorriston

    This truck looks awesome. I wish you would make the new ranger with a Sport Trac edition. The ranger needs a split 60/40 folding seat and a electric rear window. I have had 3 sport trac explorer and I loved them. I want a ranger size now to carry my extra luggage or my 2 large dogs in the rear seat that folds flat. Thanks/

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  2. Me

    Will there be a Ranger White in the name of racial equality?

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  3. Karl

    Will a similar edition be available in the U.S?

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  4. Bob Dobson

    I’m surprised the Woke Ford Social Justice Warrior crowd approved this name, are we sure Lebron James and Spike Lee are OK with it?

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    1. Me

      The final word on it is Oprah

      Reply
  5. Fanny farmer

    Yeah. Nothing like givin. In to dem folks if ya don’t then they ll come In force an take it 😀😀😀

    Reply
  6. RAUL A SONZA -1721 LAKE SUPERIOR DRIVE, HARVEY, LA 70058

    I would like to request a printed brochure of your 2022 Ford Ranger.
    Please send it to my home address below and thanks in advance.

    Reply

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