Consumer Reviews

Read or write a review.

1999 Ford Ranger

1999 Ford Ranger

Change Year
4.4
Average based on 16 reviews
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability
1-10 of 16 reviews

Lil Red

by from South Bend, IN on December 29, 2010

I have owned my 99 Ford Ranger XLT Sport since 2003. It has been a great little truck. It is as comfortable as our Toyota Avalon and I would just as soon drive it. The only gripe (and reason for 4 sta...
I have owned my 99 Ford Ranger XLT Sport since 2003. It has been a great little truck. It is as comfortable as our Toyota Avalon and I would just as soon drive it. The only gripe (and reason for 4 stars in performance) I have is the mpg. Most of the time I get about 15.5 mpg around town. If I am very careful, I can get 17.5 mpg. But that is always being aware of how I drive. I didn't realize just how much I loved this truck until it was hit two weeks ago and the other guys insurance co. (Geico) totaled it. I have been looking for another one but can't replace what I had for what they are offering.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

9 out of 9 people found this review helpful. Did you?

9 years and still reliable

by from orange, ca on July 9, 2011

Have only changed the oil (and other fluids), brakes, battery and tires in 9 years. Bought used with 24k and now at 55k. Drive it 6 days a week to my local (10m rnd trp) job.
Have only changed the oil (and other fluids), brakes, battery and tires in 9 years. Bought used with 24k and now at 55k. Drive it 6 days a week to my local (10m rnd trp) job.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

8 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Did you?

No more Rangers? What the.....

by from Central PA on July 16, 2012

Bought a red 1999 Ranger Sport 4X4 super cab with 75,000 miles in June 2008. The Ranger replaced a 1997 Tacoma with 210,000 miles that was bought back by Toyota as part of their "silent" rust recall p...
Bought a red 1999 Ranger Sport 4X4 super cab with 75,000 miles in June 2008. The Ranger replaced a 1997 Tacoma with 210,000 miles that was bought back by Toyota as part of their "silent" rust recall program........oh well. The Ranger has been a pleasant surprise, nothing fancy, 3.0 engine, A/T , A/C and single CD player, no other options. Truck is used to haul stuff, dirt, gravel, furniture, bikes, etc. definately not babied! So far I'm very happy with this truck, have kept up with maintanenace, no major repairs, gas MPG is lousey but I knew that going in. Overall just a good, reliable small pickup. So it figures that Ford's not selling them anymore in the USA, not enough profit margin.
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, etc.)

Does recommend this car

6 out of 6 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Gets the job done

by from on November 30, 2008

I bought this truck new and at around $25000. thought it was a bit high for a compact truck but a full size wouldn't fit in my garage. It only gets about 14 or 15 MPG but I only drive it in stop and g...
I bought this truck new and at around $25000. thought it was a bit high for a compact truck but a full size wouldn't fit in my garage. It only gets about 14 or 15 MPG but I only drive it in stop and go city traffic. I have the 4.0L V6 4x4 XLT 4 door extended cab. It's been reliable with only minor problems.
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Ranger sport xlt super cab 4*2

by from Huron, CA on October 8, 2011

I got my 1999 ford ranger sport back in 2003, with 36K miles on it and now it has 229K miles...Its been up the mountains and to the coast, up to Reno nevada and down to michoacan mexico.... through th...
I got my 1999 ford ranger sport back in 2003, with 36K miles on it and now it has 229K miles...Its been up the mountains and to the coast, up to Reno nevada and down to michoacan mexico.... through the frigid cold to the scorching heat... This truck is a beat it down truck... And it will just keep going... keep up with its maintenance and I will take you where you wanna go... when it rains and play with my truck in the mud and it never gets stuck... I trust my ranger (my toy) more than my 2003 mach 1(my baby)... This truck is awesome...
Comfort
Performance
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?

this is a verry good pickup

by from South Dakota on January 20, 2010

i have put about 50000 miles on it and only put a belt and u joints and a barty in it it has 110000 mils on it b 4 my ranger i hanea 99 nissan frontier and it was a pice of junk the ranger is a lot be...
i have put about 50000 miles on it and only put a belt and u joints and a barty in it it has 110000 mils on it b 4 my ranger i hanea 99 nissan frontier and it was a pice of junk the ranger is a lot better built truck that is why they say built ford tougth
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?

My first Truck

by from Rochester Hills, MI on May 1, 2010

I have the 4x4 XLT supercab flair side. I bought this Truck used with 78,000 miles on it, I now have 105,000+ on it. It has delivered for anything that I have needed for it to do for me. I now take i...
I have the 4x4 XLT supercab flair side. I bought this Truck used with 78,000 miles on it, I now have 105,000+ on it. It has delivered for anything that I have needed for it to do for me. I now take it up to college with me and it doesn't mind the extra driving. My friend has needed to haul stuff numerous times and my Ranger has help him get the job done with no problems! Mine has the AM/FM CD & Cassette, everything power, great inside & out!
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Excellent reliable truck

by from on November 19, 2009

XLT Extended Cab / Auto / Off Road Package 4x4 -This truck has been dependable and trouble free. Bought it with 20K miles and now has 130K. No major repairs ever. Doesn't leak or use any oil. Good wor...
XLT Extended Cab / Auto / Off Road Package 4x4 -This truck has been dependable and trouble free. Bought it with 20K miles and now has 130K. No major repairs ever. Doesn't leak or use any oil. Good work truck, hauled a bunch of firewood, but drives comfortable. 16.5 mpg in town, 18.5 to 19 mpg on the road. Highly recommend, buying another Ranger soon. Best value for the money in this truck class.
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful. Did you?

Great Truck

by from Pearl River, LA on July 29, 2006

Well, I bought this truck a few years ago, have put about 90 thousand miles on it since without anything going out. Purchasing it with 73,000 on it. It's not the most powerful truck when you stomp it ...
Well, I bought this truck a few years ago, have put about 90 thousand miles on it since without anything going out. Purchasing it with 73,000 on it. It's not the most powerful truck when you stomp it but for just touching it lightly it does pretty well for a 4 cylinder automatic. I have pulled many trailers that exceeded the factory pulling copacity just by putting on a stage 3 hitch. The engine runs like a charm. When I change my oil every 5 thousand miles it comes out clean(light coloured). And after comparing the price of this truck to others in it's class this is the best value truck to buy used. Plus it has the highest payload of any compact truck and can be built up to high comercial standards for about 1000 bucks, this is the work truck of the rest of the world no other truck in the U.S. is sold in other almost every country as a work truck. with a couple new shocks and springs it is rated at over 2 tons
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?

My Ranger

by from Franklin, WI on February 22, 2010

I was looking for a reliable small truck for the weekend jobs around the house and to assist with family and friends. The Ford Ranger is strong, reliable with enough room to have the kids tagalong to ...
I was looking for a reliable small truck for the weekend jobs around the house and to assist with family and friends. The Ford Ranger is strong, reliable with enough room to have the kids tagalong to the lumber yard, nursery etc. Just big enough withough being a full size truck.
Comfort
Performance
Handling
Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Features
Value for the Money
Reliability

Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
Our Expert Review: 1999 Ford Ranger

Similar Models

Select up to three models to compare with the 1999 ford ranger