If you’re opting for the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip proper to the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak happens to be one among them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak provides ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you need it most.
The 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall in step with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend testing the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak additionally provides power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak, which pushes the 2020 Ford Ranger Wildtrak into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.