Minor tweaks for 2017 Ford Ranger

Optional leather trim for Ranger XLT

The Ford Ranger has been a huge sales success for Ford Australia and now the ‘blue-oval brand’ has moved to help keep the model on top of ute buyers shopping lists.

Ford today telling us they are introducing some minor tweaks to the Ranger line-up.

These include the availability of a new $1,650 leather option on 4×2 and 4×4 XLT Double Cab variants.

The new trim (as below) includes black leather accented seats (front and rear) and leather door trim inserts.

Minor tweaks for 2017 Ford RangerWhile the Ford Ranger Wildtrak gets a new seat design for improved comfort and to better resist staining.

There’s also a new temperature display for all models (except the XL Plus), and upgraded cup holders.

While the Ranger XLS loses its outer tie downs.

Ford boss, Graeme Whickman, tells us the changes come from customer and dealer feedback.

“Our engineers and designers have listened to what customers really want, taking their feedback and building it into an already superb range,”

“Ford is listening and aiming to produce the best vehicles possible.”

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Joel is the founder and CEO of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director.Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.

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