New Ford Ranger arrives after previous generation departed U.S. in 2012.
Climate controls on touchscreen backed by redundant hard buttons in lower center stack.
Ebony leather part of $1,795 Lariat Series trim package.
Storage bin atop instrument panel.
FX4 off-road package adds $1,265 to sticker.
New Ranger based on global sixth generation of truck developed by Ford Australia in 2011.
Infotainment menu on left side of steering wheel.
Power comes from 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cyl. adapted from Ford Mustang.
Gauges for serious off-roading.
Ranger pricing starts at $24,300.
Right-side steering wheel controls for entertainment, navigation and phone.
Ten-speed automatic transmission is standard.
Second row best suited for kids, stuff and pets.
Second row folds forward but not flat.
Second-row power points.
Expansive storage cubby in lower door.
Driver-assistance technologies plentiful.
Third-generation Sync infotainment system incorporates 8-in. touchscreen.
Ambient lighting can be customized.
2019 Ford Ranger is assembled in Wayne, MI.