Taking the Ford Ranger FX4 Off Road - Feature

I recently spent significant time with the Ford Ranger FX4 for Trail Trek Tour’s Midsize Truck Off-Road Challenge at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA).

While I drove all of the vehicles taking part in the event including a Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison, and the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon, the Ranger FX4 was my commuter to and from the event.

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Read the full feature over on Right Foot Down.

The model I drove was the Ford Ranger according to the sticker is available from base price of $38,385, while the version I drove was optioned up to $44,960. Some of the options included were of course the FX4 Off Road Package available for $1295 and the Sport Appearance Package for $895 to name a few.

The Trail Trek Tour started by trekking with the Ranger FX4 from my Hanover, PA home to make it 2 hours away to Danville, PA where the Trail Trek Tour was calling homebase for the event at the beautiful Pine Barn Inn.

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Very off road capable, but on the two hour drive to Danville I was able to test out the Ranger where it would spend most of its time – the road.

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On the way to Danville Android Auto was my guide for the journey which worked flawlessly, but on the road back from the event I had used the standard navigation on the car and overall it did not perform to the same level. It could have been a combination of GPS signals, but it wanted me to do some wonky turns. But it has Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, so even mentioning the “meh” standard navigation feels like pulling hairs, but it is noteworthy being there were not many negatives with the truck.

That was just a piece, to get more details and more images be sure to check out the full feature over on Right Foot Down.

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