What’s the Splash about the Ford Ranger?

As the only active model left in Ford Malaysia’s current line-up, it is natural the company focuses all its attention on its one & only, best-selling model, the Ford Ranger.  For Ford Malaysia’s latest do, they brought out a limited edition of the Ranger and called it Splash. This limited edition Ranger is sold exclusively on a Malaysian online shopping platform and only 19 units are available. The platform is known as Lazada. 

The Ford Ranger Splash is on display only at Ford Petaling Jaya 2 dealership until it’s gone. The Ranger Splash isn’t all that new in this country as it appeared decades ago with a similar codename but in an all-yelllow colorway. 

What’s the Splash about the Ranger?

As a limited edition and for 2019, the Ranger Splash is decked in all-black with a matte black kangaroo bar at the front to go with the special grille. The headlights are HIDs while the Daytime running lights are LEDs. At the side, its got mirror cover and fender flares to make huge wheels stand out. A reworked rear bumper with sports bars bring up the back end of the truck. Overall the truck’s looks are enhanced by the ’Ranger Splash’ decals with fluorescent treatments at each side, giving it rugged looks and its limited edition status.

To make it a Splash further, the Ranger limited edition comes with a built-in toll reader and a 360° camera. As for in-truck infotainment system, this Ranger has an 8-inch touchscreen display that combined the SYNC 3 (CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth).

Equipped with a 2.0l Single-Turbo diesel engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the Ranger Splash delivers an output of 180 PS and a peak torque of 420Nm.

This limited edition Ranger has its required user-friendly functions such as  Easy Lift Tailgate, keyless entry with push-start button and Electric Power Assisted Steering.

Pre-order for the Ranger Splash is available with a starting price of RM138,888. Here’s the best part, from 28 October till 10 November buyer only need to pay a 1% booking fee of RM1,389 to reserve a unit. Other means, book one online with a non-refundable 10% deposit booking fee of RM139 via the Lazada app. Then check-out and pay the balance of the booking fee of RM1,250 on 11 November to secure a unit. Once the final booking fee payment is completed, the full amount of the booking is refundable. A Ford rep will contact the buyer from there. First 11 buyers who reserved a Ford Ranger Splash will get a RM500 Petronas Gift Card, upon delivery of vehicle.

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