2019 Ford Ranger First Impressions; What Happens to Our Cars After Testing | Talking Cars #192 – The all-new Ford Ranger Midsize Pickup Truck – durable design, outstanding capability and fuel efficiency, the Ranger is built for off-road adventure.
Ford revealed for the first mature the supplementary Ford Ranger pick-up that will dispatch more power, greater fuel-efficiency, enhanced refinement and broadminded driver information technologies for customers across Europe from mid-2019. The stylish and versatile further tally of Europe’s best-selling pick-up introduces Ford’s highly developed 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine in the manner of selective catalytic dwindling (SCR) for optimised emissions, delivering up to a 9 per cent fuel-efficiency press on gone amassed in imitation of an enlightened new 10-speed automatic transmission.
We just took delivery of our very own 2019 Ford Ranger, and give our first impressions of what it’s like to drive this resurrected small pickup truck. We answer audience questions about the AWD system in the Toyota RAV4 hybrid, if an electric is the right choice for a snowy, mountainous climate, and what to do about a car’s safety sensors that get obstructed by snow, salt, and ice. Finally, ever wonder what happens to CR’s cars once the final test is complete? We go behind the scenes and tell you how testing continues, even after a vehicle leaves the test track for the final time.
:26 – what we do with our cars when testing is complete
6:15 – 2019 Ford Ranger
9:31 – Tesla Model 3 reliability
14:00 – Question #1: How does an all-wheel drive system work in a hybrid?
18:42 – Question #2: should I buy an electric vehicle in a cold, snowy climate?
22:37 – reliability of advanced safety sensors in wintry conditions
2019 Ford Ranger Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/VQ09demkO_E
2019 Ram 1500 Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/coeasX0ZyTk
2019 Nissan Altima Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/mhow54shu-o
2016 Toyota Tacoma Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/vHnpNycnJ1s
2017 Honda Ridgeline Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/eJJeNbqaQAM
2019 Subaru Forester Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/dymKOcVk7Iw
2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive: https://youtu.be/S0VlwLRJFAo
2014 BMW i3 Review: https://youtu.be/NVTw2jdJ8Ns
6 Safety Sensors to Clean on Your Car This Winter: https://youtu.be/MDpdorEOeUc
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