NEW FOR 2010:

– Standard Roll Stability Control and side airbags
– Regular Cab 4×2 with seven-foot box, and SuperCab 4×4 XL discontinued
– SuperCab 4×2 XL now available with 2.3-litre four-cylinder engine
– Optional leather seats and limited-slip axles discontinued
– FX4 trim line deleted; new FX4 package available for Sport 4×4 models

For 2010, the Ford Ranger adds new safety features, with roll stability control and side airbags standard on all models. The lineup slims down with the discontinuation of the seven-foot box configuration, and the SuperCab 4×4 no longer comes in entry-level trim. In two-wheel drive, the SuperCab now also comes with a four-cylinder engine.

Leather upholstery is no longer available, and the FX4 is discontinued as a separate trim line. It is now available as a package on Sport 4×4 models, adding cruise control, tilt steering wheel, 16-inch alloy wheels, step bars, privacy glass, power equipment group, sliding rear window, and cloth bucket seats.

Also sold as the Mazda B-Series, the Ford Ranger comes with a 2.3-litre four-cylinder or 4.0-litre V6, with five-speed manual or optional five-speed automatic transmission. Configurations are Regular or SuperCab, with six-foot box. The SuperCab includes rear jump seats that can be deleted if desired.

Features on the XL include 15-inch steel wheels, black front and rear step bumpers, black grille, black manual mirrors, intermittent wipers, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, Sirius satellite radio, black vinyl floor covering, dome light, cloth 60/40 split seats, block heater, smoker’s package, tire pressure monitoring system, Class III trailer tow hitch receiver, bed rail and tailgate protectors.

The Sport adds body-colour front and rear bumpers, body-colour door handles, fog lamps, black grille with body-colour surround, body-colour manual mirrors, and body-colour wheel lip mouldings. The 4×2 version uses 15-inch alloy wheels, while the 4×4 also adds 16-inch alloy wheels, tow hooks, payload package, heavy-duty gas shocks, air conditioning, and skid plates.

The XLT adds chrome grille surround, manual chrome mirrors, black door handles, carpeted floor with mats, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, passenger vanity mirror, chrome side step bars, and chrome exhaust tip.

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