Ford Ranger

2018 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Biturbo v Volkswagen Amarok TDI 580 Ultimate Comparison

High-spec dual-cab utes hold sway in the pick-up market, and high-performance engines are the new battleground Powertrains and passion Dual-cab pick-ups (or ‘utes’) are often

Top 10 rigs at the 2018 4×4 Show

Our favourite touring and camping rigs from the Melbourne 4×4 Expo Patriot SupeRam Queensland’s Patriot Campers had a handful of its ‘super tourers’ at the

Ford Ranger Storm concept unveiled in Brazil

Tough Ford Ranger Storm show truck debuts in Sao Paulo; looks like a Raptor but misses out on its hardware Ford Brazil has pulled the

2019 Ford Ranger Raptor review

The creation of a desert racing-inspired performance version of the T6 Ranger in 2018 was a logical development, given that Ford first built a similar

Ford Ranger Raptor v Toyota HiLux Rugged X v Volkswagen Amarok Ultimate TDI580 comparison

Three different ways to spend a small fortune for a head-turning ute Australians have always been fond of turning utes into status symbols – once

Top-10 tow vehicles for 2018

A big job needs a big hauler, so here’s our nominations for the year’s 10 best towers Headline towing numbers might look good in flash

2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma vs 2018 Honda Ridgeline: Pickup wars

Looking for something more rugged and more capable than a normal sedan? If you were primarily looking at a midsize pickup truck for your next

Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak 2018 Review

The burr under Volkswagen’s saddle has always been its failure to conquer America. That’s what drove it towards Dieselgate, it’s what pushed it to build

The Ford Ranger Raptor just made its beastly Euro-spec debut

Ford has revealed the new Ranger Raptor, the performance version of its hotly-anticipated midsize truck, though US drivers won’t get to enjoy it. The potent

2018 Nissan Navara range review

We’ve chosen the Nissan Navara as the latest candidate in our ‘range review’ series. As one of the market’s better-known pick-ups, it’s a car we

Higher prices for 2019 Ford Everest

AEB and Ford Ranger Raptor powertrain now standard, but only in premium models Ford Australia has announced pricing for its upgraded MY19 Ford Everest, first details

Ford Ranger Raptor: What you need to know

Five things we like about Ford’s most extreme Ranger ever — and five we don’t So we’ve finally driven the cracking new Ford Ranger Raptor at the

Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Mercedes-Benz X 250d POWER v Volkswagen Amarok Core Plus 2018 Comparison

The new Mercedes-Benz X-Class goes outback to take on two tough rivals: the Ford Ranger and the Volkswagen Amarok X-citing stuff If you haven’t noticed

Latest 2018 scrappage scheme deals

A growing number of car makers are extending the scrappage trade-in incentive schemes they launched last year to entice owners out of their older petrol

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class X250d Power v Ford Ranger Wildtrak Comparison

Dual-cab utes have taken over the cities and suburbs of Australia. So much so that both the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger sit in the

2018 Mercedes-Benz X 250d PROGRESSIVE v 2018 Nissan Navara ST-X Comparison

They may share their genesis, but there are numerous differences between the Mercedes-Benz X-Class and its progenitor, Nissan’s Navara, that don’t immediately meet the eye…

2018 Mazda BT-50 Review

Is minor cosmetic surgery and a spec upgrade enough to keep the Mazda BT-50 ute relevant? What we liked: • Powerful/torquey engine • Off-road ability

2019 Chevy Silverado: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

The 2019 Chevy Silverado is all new for 2019 with new looks, a lighter body that maintains the steel bed and increased performance. Buyers have

2018 HSV Colorado SportsCat+ Review : Road Test

$75k for a dual-cab pick-up with a road focus? HSV has lofty ambitions for this near-fully-optioned SportsCat… What we liked: • Sporty handling • Driver

Ute comparison 2018: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-MAX v Mazda BT-50 v Volkswagen Amarok

Dual-cab utes are expected to be more versatile today than ever before. Rough and tough is not enough. The flagship versions must be comfortable inside,

What dual-cab 4×4 ute should I buy?

A workhorse during the week, a recreational family vehicle at the weekend… But which dual-cab 4×4 ute offers the best of both worlds? Purchasing a

Ford Ranger Raptor: 5 things to know

Rarely have we been as envious of the Australians as discovering they’re getting the new Ford Ranger Raptor while the US is not. Announced today,

2019 Ford Ranger: 5 facts to know

Talk about hotly-anticipated. It’s been a year since Ford confirmed it would be bringing the Ranger back to the US, and to say that truck fans have

2019 Ford Ranger revealed in Detroit with 2.3L EcoBoost

This is it: one of the most iconic nameplates in trucks has returned to the US, with the covers taken off the 2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger revealed for North America

Made in Michigan, sporting an EcoBoost petrol engine, 10-speed auto Ford has revealed the North American Ranger, which will begin production in Michigan late this year to

Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for 2018

Ford has confirmed that the Ranger Raptor performance ute will join the line-up, arriving in Asia-Pacific markets next year. The Ford Ranger Raptor will join the larger F-150 Raptor in the

Ford Ranger Wildtrak v Toyota HiLux TRD comparison

This really is the battle of the big guns – the most expensive versions of the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux, fighting for the title

2017 Ute comparison : Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mitsubishi Triton v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

There are work utes – you know, the single-cab, budget-focused models aimed at tradies specifically – and there are lifestyle utes, those that cost $60,000

2017 Ford Ranger XLT v Volkswagen Amarok V6 Highline comparison

The space between working ute and family SUV is getting greyer. Quite literally, when you consider our test cars here. The hugely popular 4×4 double-cab is

Holden Colorado LTZ v Toyota HiLux SR5 comparison

I’m sure that deep inside a fortune cookie somewhere is a pseudo-cryptic message that suggests being first doesn’t immediately equate with being the best. Take