2024 Ford Ranger and Everest Price and Specs: New Standard Equipment, Culling of Some Less Popular Models

Matt Brand
January 18, 2024
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Ford Australia has announced significant updates to its Ranger and Everest models, set to improve towing capabilities and add new standard features. The updates are geared towards enhancing the driving experience for Australian families.

The 2024 Ranger and Everest models will feature the new Pro Trailer Backup Assist, aimed at simplifying the task of reversing with a trailer. This technology, which first appeared in the F-150 in 2023, allows drivers to 'steer the trailer' for more intuitive control. According to Ford's advanced driver assist systems engineer, Zack McIntyre, this system makes reversing with a trailer more manageable, even for those experienced in towing.

Pro Trailer Backup Assist will be a standard feature on specific Ranger models including the Wildtrak, Platinum, and Raptor. It will be available as an optional extra in the Touring Pack for the 4X4 XLT and Sport pickup variants. The Everest model will also offer this feature in its Touring Pack for 4WD Trend and 4WD Sport vehicles.

In addition to Pro Trailer Backup Assist, Ford has enhanced the towing capabilities of the Ranger and Everest. These enhancements include features like a reversing camera with hitch view, trailer light check, blind-spot monitoring with trailer coverage, and an integrated brake controller. The system is activated by a trailer icon on the drive mode selector, using a special sticker on the draw bar to track the trailer's angle.

Ford Australia is also improving its Ranger variants with new standard features. The Ranger XL will now come with heavy-duty suspension as a standard feature, designed for those carrying significant loads. The Ranger XLS is being upgraded to include the Tech and Towing Packs as standard features from MY24.5, adding numerous technical and comfort upgrades.

The Flexible Rack System, introduced on the Ford Ranger Platinum and Wildtrak X special edition, will now be available on the Ranger Sport and Wildtrak models as an option. This system adds versatility to the vehicle's storage and carrying capacity.

Ford Australia has made adjustments to the Everest and Ranger line-ups to align with Australian buying habits. For Ranger, the XL Bi-Turbo dual-cab cab-chassis 4X2, XLS Bi-Turbo dual-cab pick-up 4X2, and XL Bi-Turbo super-cab pick-up 4X2 will no longer be available to order, while the Wildtrak X special edition will end its production run with MY24. The Everest Trend RWD will also no longer be available.

This includes standardizing previously optional features and discontinuing certain variants in response to customer preferences. The updated MY24.5 Ford Ranger and Everest range will begin production in March 2024.

2024.50MY Ford Everest Pricing

  • Ambiente RWD 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel: $53,990
  • Ambiente 4WD 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel: $58,990
  • Trend 4WD 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel: $66,790
  • Sport RWD 2.0L Bi-Turbo Diesel: $63,490
  • Sport 4WD 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel: $72,490
  • Platinum 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel: $79,490

Note: All prices include Luxury Car Tax (LCT) where applicable but exclude on-road costs.

2024.50MY Ford Ranger Options Pricing

Here is the updated list of options and their Manufacturer List Prices (MLP) for the 2024.50MY Ford Everest:

  • Towing Pack: $1,900
  • 4WD Trend / Sport Touring Pack: $2,500
  • Pro Towing Pack – Platinum Only: $2,900^
  • Trend Premium Seat Pack: $1,100
  • Ambiente Third Row: $1,200
  • 4WD Ambiente 18” Wheel & A/T Tyre Pack: $1,350
  • 4WD Trend A/T Tyres: $700
  • 4WD Sport 18” Wheel & A/T Tyre Pack: No Cost Option (NCO)
  • Platinum 18” Wheel & A/T Tyre Pack: No Cost Option (NCO)

2024.50MY Ford Ranger Pricing

  • 4x2 XL Single CC 2.0L SiT: $36,880
  • 4x2 XL Super CC 2.0L SiT: $39,380
  • 4x2 XL Double PU 2.0L SiT: $43,280
  • 4x2 XLT Double PU 2.0L BiT: $56,190
  • 4x4 XL Single CC 2.0L BiT: $47,980
  • 4x4 XL Super CC 2.0L BiT: $50,480
  • 4x4 XL Double CC 2.0L SiT: $48,980
  • 4x4 XL Double CC 2.0L BiT: $52,480
  • 4x4 XL Double PU 2.0L SiT: $50,880
  • 4x4 XL Double PU 2.0L BiT: $54,380
  • 4x4 XLS Double PU 2.0L BiT: $57,380
  • 4x4 XLT Super PU 2.0L BiT: $61,390
  • 4x4 XLT Double PU 2.0L BiT: $63,390
  • 4WD XLT Double CC 3.0L V6: $65,690
  • 4WD XLT Double PU 3.0L V6: $67,590
  • 4x4 Sport Double PU 2.0L BiT: $65,890
  • 4WD Sport Double PU 3.0L V6: $70,090
  • 4x4 Wildtrak Double PU 2.0L BiT: $69,390
  • 4WD Wildtrak Double PU 3.0L V6: $73,590
  • 4WD Platinum Double PU 3.0L V6: $79,390
  • Raptor Double PU 3.0L V6 EcoBoost: $89,190

Note: All prices include Luxury Car Tax (LCT) where applicable but exclude on-road costs. The only variant with a change in Manufacturer List Price (MLP) is the 4x4 XLS Double Pickup 2.0L Bi-Turbo, with the inclusion of the previously optional Towing Pack and XLS Tech Pack as standard features. All prices are recommended retail prices and exclude on-road costs.

2024.50MY Ford Ranger Options Pricing

Here is the updated list of options and their Manufacturer List Prices (MLP) for the 2024.50MY Ford Ranger:

  • Flexible Rack System – Sport & Wildtrak: $2,800
  • Stylish Lift & Slide Canopy (Factory fit): $4,500
  • Stylish Dual Lift Canopy (Factory fit): $4,700
  • Commercial Canopy (Factory fit): $4,700
  • Manual Roller Shutter (Factory fit): $3,000
  • XL Wheel Centre Cap Kit: $50
  • Towing Pack – XL Only: $1,900
  • 4x4 XLT/Sport Pickup Touring Pack: $1,650
  • Aux Switches – XLT C/C Only: $350
  • Wildtrak Premium Pack: $2,000
  • Power Roller Shutter – Raptor Only: $3,800
  • 4x4 XL Wheel Pack: $900
  • 4x4 XLT/Sport Wheel Pack: $700
  • Wildtrak Wheel Pack: $750
  • XL HD Suspension: Now Standard
  • Towing Pack – XLS Only: Now Standard
  • XLS Tech Pack: Now Standard

Note: All prices are recommended retail prices and exclude on-road costs.

What does the 2024 Ford Everest come with?

2024 Ford Everest Ambiente Standard Equipment:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • All-season tyres
  • 17-inch steel spare wheel
  • LED reflector headlights
  • C-shaped LED daytime running lights
  • Front fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Black side steps
  • Auto power-folding side mirrors
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Two front tow hooks
  • Steel underbody protection (4×4 model only)
  • 10.1-inch Sync4 touchscreen infotainment system
  • 8-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Embedded modem
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Eight-speaker sound system
  • Satellite navigation
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Embedded voice assistant
  • FordPass with remote start
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Fabric upholstery
  • Eight-way manual driver seat adjustment
  • Four-way manual front passenger seat adjustment
  • Driver floor mat
  • Electrochromatic rear-view mirror
  • Dash-mounted pull-out cupholders
  • Open storage shelf
  • Tilt and reach steering wheel adjustment
  • Keyless entry with push-button start
  • Vinyl console lid
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Conventional mechanical gear shifter (4×2 only)
  • e-Shifter gear shifter (4×4 only)
  • Locking rear differential (4×4 only)
  • Push-button selectable drive modes
  • Zone Lighting (NOW STANDARD)
  • Black Stand-Off Roof Rails (NOW STANDARD)
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ (OPTIONAL as part of the Touring Pack)

The Trend Adds:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels with matching spare
  • Privacy glass
  • Power tailgate
  • Heated, power-folding side mirrors with puddle lamps
  • 12-inch Sync4 touchscreen infotainment screen
  • Seven seats
  • Leather-accented upholstery
  • Eight-way power driver seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Driver and passenger floor mats
  • Upper glove box
  • Off-road screen (4×4 models only)
  • Rotary drive mode selector (4×4 models only)
  • Sand, Mud/Ruts drive modes

The Sport Adds:

  • 20-inch black alloy wheels with matching spare
  • Black exterior accents
  • Handsfree power tailgate
  • Black 3D bonnet lettering
  • 10-speaker sound system
  • Unique leather-accented upholstery with ‘SPORT’ embossing
  • Unique interior color accents
  • 10-way power driver seat with memory
  • Eight-way power passenger seat
  • Heated and cooled front seats

The Wildtrak Adds:

  • Wildtrak front grille and bumper
  • Signature Wildtrak badging
  • Dual-panel power panoramic roof
  • Silver roof rails
  • Wildtrak embossed premium seats
  • Steel side steps (only for Wildtrak)

The Platinum Adds:

  • 21-inch alloy wheels with matching spare
  • Black-painted roof
  • Satin chrome exterior accents
  • Matrix LED headlights with auto-leveling
  • 12.4-inch digital instrument cluster
  • 12-speaker B&O premium sound system
  • Surround-view camera
  • Active park assist
  • Tyre pressure monitoring
  • Satin chrome interior accents
  • Leather-accented quilted upholstery
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Power-folding third-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Premium front and rear floor mats
  • Interior ambient lighting
  • Pro Towing Pack – Platinum Only (OPTIONAL, includes Pro Trailer Backup Assist™)

What does the 2024 Ford Ranger come with?

2024 Ford Ranger XL:

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • All-season tyres
  • 16-inch steel spare wheel
  • Front disc and rear drum brakes
  • Heavy-duty suspension (NEW)
  • Black grille
  • Halogen headlights and daytime running lights
  • LED central high-mounted and tail lights (pickup only)
  • Tailgate with lift assist, integrated tailgate step (pickup only)
  • 10.1-inch Sync4 portrait touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Embedded modem and FordPass app connectivity
  • 8.0-inch digital instrument display
  • Tilt and telescopic steering column
  • Ebony cloth upholstery
  • Manual driver and front passenger seats
  • Vinyl floor covering, power rear windows (double cab only)
  • Single-zone climate control
  • Electronically locking rear differential (4×4 models only)
  • Conventional gear selector and mechanical handbrake
  • 2.0-litre single-turbo diesel standard, 2.0-litre bi-turbo optional
  • Steel underbody protection (4x4 only)
  • Trailer tow body wiring (with tow bar option)
  • Nine airbags, autonomous emergency braking, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control
  • Reversing camera, rear parking sensors (pick-up only)

XLS (Over XL):

  • 16-inch Dark Sparkle Silver alloy wheels
  • Black side steps, halogen front fog lights
  • Carpet flooring, driver floor mat
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Proximity entry with push-button start (NEW)
  • Dual-zone climate control with rear seat air vents (NEW)
  • Satellite navigation, DAB+ digital radio (NEW)
  • Towing pack including towbar, tongue, integrated trailer brake controller, extended blind-spot monitoring (NEW)
  • Drive mode selector, front parking sensors
  • Body-colour door handles (NEW)

XLT (Over XLS):

  • 17-inch Dark Sparkle Silver alloy wheels, rear disc brakes
  • Electronic handbrake, leather-wrapped ‘e-Shifter’ gear selector
  • LED headlights, C-shaped LED daytime running lights
  • Black sports bar, rear tub illumination, bedliner with 12V socket (pickup only)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel, electrochromatic mirror
  • Rain-sensing window wipers
  • Adaptive cruise control with lane-centring and stop/go
  • 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 optional
  • Locking rear axle (4x2 models), chrome grille bar
  • Body-coloured mirrors and door handles
  • Bed liner (or spray-in bed liner on Super Cab models)

Sport (Over XLT):

  • 18-inch machine-faced alloy wheels with Asphalt Black accents
  • Dark accent grille and exterior accents
  • Wireless phone charging, off-road screen
  • Ebony leather upholstery with ‘SPORT’ embossing
  • Electric driver and manual passenger seats
  • Two front-mounted tow hooks, skid plate

Wildtrak (Over Sport):

  • 18-inch Boulder Grey alloy wheels and all-terrain tyres
  • Unique Wildtrak sports bar, power tub roller shutter
  • Cargo management system
  • 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Heated front seats, surround-view camera, automated parking assist
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist (NEW)

Platinum (Over Wildtrak):

  • 20-inch alloy wheels, Goodyear Territory HT tyres
  • Silk Chrome exterior trim highlights, unique grille
  • Matrix LED headlights, full LED tail lights
  • Power roller shutter, black paint roof (no-cost option)
  • 12.4-inch digital instrument cluster, B&O premium sound system
  • Heated and ventilated front seats, 10-way electrically adjustable front seats
  • Flexible Rack System (FRS) (NEW)

Raptor (Unique Features):

  • 3.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V6, 10-speed automatic
  • Fox Racing live valve suspension, electronic locking front differential
  • 17-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tyres
  • Matrix LED headlights, unique LED front fog lights
  • Raptor exterior styling with 'FORD' grille, 2.3mm-thick steel front bash plate
  • Spray-in bed liner, selectable drive modes
Matt Brand
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