Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
4 minute read
3 Mar 2021
8:14 am

New tech gives Ford Ranger edge over Toyota Hilux

Mark Jones

FX4's class-leading connectivity breaks new ground for bakkies.

Ford Range FX4

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa gave us a very chilled and scenic drive around the Wild Coast in their new Ranger FX4. While nothing much has changed apart from the badging, it was the perfect time to experience Ford's new class-leading tech in the form of FordPass Connect. We should get straight into what FordPass Connect means before we touch on what FX4 means to Ranger. For the moment it gives the Blue Oval the inside lane on its main rival, the Toyota Hilux, in their ongoing bakkie warfare. Tech Pass In basic terms, FordPass is a free app...