Evolution of the Ranger 2.3L EcoBoost Engine From the Focus RS Engine

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Did you know the Ranger’s 2.3L EcoBoost engine is a modified version of the Focus RS Engine? The reason why it was adapted from the Focus RS engine and not the Mustang EcoBoost engine (which is also a longitudinal configuration like the Ranger) is because the Ranger needed enough torque to beat out the Chevy Colorado.

See inside for a great writeup by Road and Track of how Ford modified the Focus RS engine for Ranger duty.

Last modified: October 23, 2019

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