There has been a bit of a hoopla in the news over a class-action lawsuit brought against Ford claiming that the new 2019 Ford Ranger fails to meet fuel-economy expectations set in advertising. Since most of
The Ranger’s EPA combined estimate of 22 mpg was tops in the comparo, beating the Honda Ridgeline AWD’s estimate by 1 mpg (the AWD Jeep Gladiator and Chevy Colorado are both rated at 19 mpg combined). Combined estimates often correspond with C/D observed fuel-economy figures, but the Ranger was also the only truck in the test with a forced-induction engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-four. Turbocharged engines often perform much better in the laboratory setting that is an EPA dyno than in the real world.the attorneys we know were the basis for Bob Odenkirk’s portrayal of Saul Goodman (or Jimmy McGill, depending on your place in the character’s timeline), we won’t get into the legal mumbo-jumbo. Instead, we will tell you what we know about the Ranger and fuel economy. Click picture below to read more:
We’ve tested the mpg of three different Rangers, including one on our 75-mph real-world highway test. Here are the results.
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