The Ford Ranger is best in class in Thailand according to a new survey of owners; emerging from the crowded pickup segment as Best Pickup in Initial Quality. According to J.D. Power Asia Pacific, the Ranger ranks highest for initial quality in Thailand in the 2000 Thailand Initial Quality Study released this week. The 2000 Thailand IQS, in its inaugural year, is based on responses from 2,147 passenger car and light truck owners and monitors the number of reported problems consumers experience during the first three to five months of ownership.