Ford Ranger for Sale in Nigeria
Ford released the Ford Ranger compact pickup which is considered as part of its truck segment in 1998 to the international market. Since then, we have seen three generation models which have a body style of Regular Cab, RAP Cab and Double Cab. The Double Cab has a cabin space that accommodates 5 persons with a standard 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain for all models. There are five different models of the 2014 Ford Ranger which includes the Commercial, XL, XLT, Limited and Wildtrak.
Coscharis Motors Limited and Briscoe Ford are the official dealer of Ford vehicles, which includes the Ford Ranger and they are offered for sale in Nigeria. The 2014 Ford Ranger has all its trim levels distributed in this market. There are also a number of dealers of used cars in Nigeria, therefore finding a foreign used (tokunbo) or Nig used (Registered) Ford Ranger for sale is very easy at reasonable price range, especially checking out the online premium vehicle marketplace in Nigeria, Carmudi.
What to know when Buying Ford Ranger
Performance and Specifications of Ford Ranger
Ford has made four different engines for the 2014 Ford Ranger with improved and superb off-road performance.
- 2.5 Liter I-4 petrol engine produces a maximum of 122 horsepower and 167 of torque
- 2.2 Liter I-4 low-output diesel engine produces a maximum of 88 horsepower and 210 of torque
- 2.2 Liter I-4 high-output diesel engine produces a maximum of 110 horsepower and 277 of torque
- 3.2 Liter I-5 diesel engine produces a maximum of 147 horsepower and 347 of torque
The 3.2 Liter I-5 diesel engine is specifically designed only for the Wildtrak which is a special model with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. All models have a standard 80 Liter fuel tank capacity and brakes with front disc as well as rear drum.
How is the design of Ford Ranger
Ford Ranger Exterior Design
The Ford Ranger is built on a suspension system of a double wishbone front suspension and leaf springs for its rear which allows the pickup truck to be more stable in its off-road performance. The latest Ford Ranger pickup has been design with broader facelift giving it a modern masculine look. The rear tail lights have also been redesigned with a new touch that stands out in its range of pickup trucks.
Ford Ranger Interior Design
The interior of the Ford Ranger has a roomy cabin with sufficient legroom and a dome interior light with theatre dimming and illuminated entry for all the models. There are also some advanced technological amenities that can be found inside the Wildtrak model such as a 4.2 inch colour display AM/FM/MP3/CD audio system with 4 speakers and an air conditioning with a dual zone electronic automatic temperature control.
What are the best features of the Ford Ranger?
The Ford Ranger has over years been improved in terms of its features and specs. The latest generation models are produced with the ability of carrying heavy load with ease. The Ford Ranger line also comprises of several different models with is available for customers to easily find a perfect choice. The most famous Ford Ranger model right now in Nigeria is its base model which has an economical 2.2 Liter engine, and is a distinct feature on the Ford Ranger because it consumes lower petrol while accommodating a large amount of cargo.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Ford Ranger in Nigeria
The Ford Ranger is available in Nigeria as a brand new vehicle, foreign used (Tokunbo) or Nigerian used (Registered). The tokunbo Ford Rangers are usually the top choice for buyers, as those vehicles are in really impressive road useable conditions. The Nigerian used Ford Ranger vehicles also present an impressive drive in good road useable conditions, though some of them could have faults which require a lot of repairs and would cost a lot of money. This is why it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic check the vehicle out and ensure it is in a proper road useable condition and void of any faults. Looking for well priced used Ford Ranger pickups in a city near you? Check out our dealer listings in the following cities;
The Best Ford Ranger year to Buy
The 2015 Ford Ranger is currently the best one to purchase, as a number of updates have been made to the vehicle. The previous years of production also present an impressive performance and state of the art designs which were top of the line at the years they were produced. Some notable ones are; the 1998 Ford Ranger, 1996 Ford Ranger, and the 2009 Ford Ranger models.
Ford Ranger Price in Nigeria
Prices of the Ford Ranger are affected by a number of factors, which would range from landing cost, road useable state of the vehicle, port of entry, engine capacity and other features. For a brand new Ford Ranger, the price could be as much as N9,000,000 and would be lower depending on the factors mentioned earlier. Prices found below are for the foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nig used (Registered) Ford Ranger vehicles which are also affected by the aforementioned factors.
- 2007 Ford Ranger – 2012 Ford Ranger: ₦1,200,000 – ₦3,500,000
- 2001 Ford Ranger – 2005 Ford Ranger: ₦900,000 – ₦1,500,000
- 1998 Ford Ranger – 2000 Ford Ranger: ₦500,000 – ₦1,200,000
Overall impression of Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger has made its mark in the automotive industry for the past three decades for its durability. Trying to meet customer’s demands, Ford has announced to the general public that the Ford Ranger will go through a refurbishing journey in 2016, which will make it stand tall beside its biggest competition, the Toyota Hilux. But, before the release of the 2016 Ford Ranger is released, customers would have to appreciate the big cargo space, excellent towing ability and the smooth and powerful diesel engine the Ford Ranger delivers.