4x4 Trail | You don’t need the range-topping Ford bakkie to get to the top of the hill

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Ford Ranger XL Sport
Ford Ranger XL Sport
Ford SA

• Ford has added a Sport Pack for its Ranger XL model.
• The bakkie with the Sport Pack is put to test on a three-day overlanding trip.
• It offers an affordable double-cab option to bakkie owners without all the luxuries.
• For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24.

With the price of top-of-the-range double-cab 4x4 bakkies increasing yearly as more and more gadgets and luxury are added, these vehicles are starting to become out of reach for the regular man on the street.

Many customers are looking for a double cab 4x4 and are happy to give up some luxuries and nice-to-haves favouring a more affordable price. The Ford Ranger XL, along with the optional Sport Pack, could just be what is needed to fill this void.

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