Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2 TDCi 4×4: their actual consumption … and first impressions

We already have evidence the Ford Ranger 3.2 TDCi Wildtrak: a pick-up that promises a quantum leap. We start by consumer testing: the most committed to this great 4x4.Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2 TDCi 4x4: their actual consumption ... and first impressions

Yes, you read well: we started our day test in Technical Center with the new Ford Ranger. It is true that the pick-up are not our daily bread in our work measurements, but no less interesting. On the contrary, they represent even an extra attraction to pretty little resemble conventional cars usually we tried. Although in the near future we will have more than one at hand, as there are several models that have a major renovation in hand, at least with the new Ford Ranger and if we find a pretty significant leap in quality and refinement.

so we begin our day of testing with Ford Ranger Wildtrak 3.2 TDCi 4x4 Double Cab from 200 hp with our usual test Road consumption. Halfway through our standard route, the onboard computer of the pick-up He marked no less than 10 l / 100 km actual consumption, one of the highest we have seen in this benchmark in recent years. So what homologated promised 7.4 l / 100 km...

At the end of our standard route, the Real average consumption of the new Ford Ranger Wildtrak has finished decreasing 3.2 slightly to obtain a log 9.5 l / 100: Still, as always, away from official 8.3 l / 100 km. Striking the little dispersion that we found between the consumption of road and city, taking into account their more than 2,200 kilograms and "strip" of a 5-cylinder engine TDCi, with no less than 3.2 liters and 200 hp. With more than 47.9 mkg of torque, villages and areas 50 km / h we travel the speed we passed in 6th or 5th gear as much, something really unusual and gives an idea of ​​its mechanical strength.

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In As for first impressions about their behavior, and considering the weight, inertia, height, M + S tire mixed .... is perhaps the best pick-up which it has passed through our hands. Despite all testing unloaded and the rear suspension leaf springs mounted. Only slightly negative, which is precisely the explanation in the previous sentence: the slow sinking long nose. And when you see the INTA metamos to how it behaves performance in this demanding test as it continues riding drums in the rear ....

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