2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid: A Plug-In Pickup with Impressive Torque and Range – The 2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid is a plug-in hybrid version of the popular mid-size pickup truck available in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand but not in the United States. The hybrid Ranger will have more torque than any other Ranger model thanks to its new electric setup. It will also offer up to 28 miles of electric-only driving range and a Pro Power Onboard feature that allows the truck to function as a generator.
Design: Exterior and Interior
The 2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid will share the same exterior design as the regular 2024 Ranger, which was unveiled in May 2021. The new Ranger features a more aggressive front end with a more prominent grille, LED headlights, and C-shaped daytime running lights. The rear end also gets updated taillights and a redesigned tailgate. The hybrid model will likely have some distinctive badges and decals to differentiate it from the non-hybrid versions.
The interior of the 2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid will also be similar to the 2024 Ranger, which boasts a modern and spacious cabin with a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 10-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, and a host of driver-assist features. The hybrid model will have unique displays and menus showing battery status, charging options, and mixed modes.
The 2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid will use a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor and a battery pack. Ford has not revealed the exact specifications of the hybrid system, but it claims it will provide more torque than any other Ranger model. The current torque leader is the diesel 3.0-liter V6 available overseas, producing 443 pound-feet of torque. Therefore, we expect the hybrid system to exceed that figure.
The hybrid Ranger will also offer four-wheel drive and a towing capacity of around 7,700 pounds, comparable to the non-hybrid models. The plug-in hybrid system will allow the truck to travel up to 28 miles on electricity alone, according to the European WLTP test cycle. The hybrid model will also have a Pro Power Onboard feature that allows the truck to function as a generator to run power tools, appliances, and other devices.
Release Date and Price
The 2025 Ford Ranger Hybrid will go into production at the end of 2024 and arrive in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand in early 2025. Ford has not announced the pricing for the hybrid model yet, but we expect it to be more expensive than the non-hybrid models, which start at around $25,000 in Australia and $30,000 in Europe. The hybrid Ranger will compete with other plug-in hybrid pickups expected to hit the market soon, such as the Toyota Tacoma PHEV and the Hyundai Santa Cruz PHEV.