All About the 2023 Ford Ranger

2023 Ford Ranger
2023 Ford Ranger in Race Red. Photo: Ford

2023 Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger has long been one of the best-performing trucks available. The 2023 Ford Ranger is now on our lot, and here’s a few highlights to know about on the midsize truck.


The 2023 Ford Ranger comes with a bold, sporty front end and comes in 3 main trim levels; XL, XLT and Lariat. Drivers can choose between an extended cab design with smaller, half doors in the rear or a four-door crew cab. Colors include Race Red, Cactus Gray, Velocity Blue and Oxford White among others.

The inside of the 2023 Ford Ranger you’ll find an 8-inch LCD capitative touchscreen as standard with SYNC3 as an available option. XL trims come with black vinyl flooring s standard, while XLT and Lariat trims get color coordinated carpet. You’ll find cloth seats in the XL and XLT models while Lariat models get leather-trimmed seats.

Ford Ranger Engine

The ’23 Ranger comes with the 2.3L EcoBoost engine (270 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque) with Auto Start Stop.

If the 2023 model follows the current 2022 model, it’ll come standard in front-wheel drive, with an optional upgrade to the four-wheel drive system. It may also come with either a six-speed manual or a 10-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with an available terrain management system for more control over your performance.

Modern Technologies

Features like FordPass Connect, and 911 Assist are standard on the Ranger, while SYNC3 comes on XLT and Lariat trims.

When it comes to safety, standard features include; rear view camera, AdvanceTrac with RSC (roll stability control), airbags, child seat tether anchors, and TPMS. Ford Co-Pilot360 is optional on the the Ranger XL, and standard on XLT and Lariat. Adaptive cruise control is optional on XLT and Lariat trims.


A multitude of packages are available to customize the Ranger, including appearance packages such as as the Black Appearance Package, XLT Sport Appearance Package, Splash Jungle Edition, Tremor Off-Road Package, and the Trailer Tow Package to name but a few. The packages are available from the factory during the ordering process.

Test drive a 2023 Ford Ranger in Decatur Texas today at Karl Klement. Next year, Ford will move to the next generation of the Ford Ranger. The Ford Ranger Raptor version will also get a complete update for 2024.


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