Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, launched the New Ford Ranger FX4 in Malaysia via Facebook and YouTube Live through a product walkaround session yesterday.
Based on the Ranger XLT, the FX4 here features cosmetic enhancements such as a new mesh grille in Ebony Black, 18-inch gloss black rims wrapped in All-Terrain Tyres, black bumpers, wing mirrors, black everything.
The theme continues inside the cabin with leather-accented seats embossed with FX4 logos on the seatbacks, contrasting red stitching, as well as special FX4-branded carpet mats.
Mechanically, the Ranger FX4 is identical to the 2.2 XLT, which is powered by a Duratorq 2.2L turbodiesel engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, capable of delivering 160 PS and peak torque of 385Nm.
The truck is also packed with a host of smart technologies and safety features including an eight-inch touchscreen display, SYNC® multimedia system with reversing camera, electronic shift-on-the-fly 4×4, rain-sensing wipers, the light and nimble Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS), daytime running lights and headlights for better visibility.
It also comes with two airbags, Limited Slip Differential, Hill Descent Control, Hill Launch Assist, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), ISOFIX child seat mounts, Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control, Rollover Mitigation, Trailer Sway Control and Adaptive Load Control.
To celebrate the launch, the first 150 customers nationwide who purchase the New Ford Ranger FX4 will receive the following complimentary accessories worth RM5,398:
- Free accessories including a matte black sports bar and executive window tinting
- Free in-built Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that offers a range of smart and safety functions including high-definition (HD) recording, wide-angle viewing, night view recording and Mobile App connect via Hotspot. It also comes with 8GB memory card.
The New Ford Ranger FX4 is available from RM126,888 (on-the-road, with insurance), with a manufacturer’s warranty of three years or up to 100,000km, whichever comes first. It comes in three colours – Meteor Grey, Absolute Black and Artic White.
Customers who have a purchase enquiry and want to be the first 150 to take advantage of the free accessories can WhatsApp the Ford Digital Salesperson.
Through this dedicated channel, customers can be linked with an authorised Ford salesperson at a dealership located nearest to them. This will allow customers to transact at their own convenience and pay the deposit for their vehicle wherever they are.