2005 Ford Ranger

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16 reviews
Available Price Range $3,361-$14,149 Trims25 Combined MPG 17-26 Seats 2-5

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Ranger

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Performance with four-cylinder
  • Resale value of regular-cab 2WD models
  • Fuel economy with V-6

Notable Features

  • Two cab styles
  • Three engine choices
  • Manual or automatic
  • RWD or 4WD
  • Wide variety of models and options


Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 16 reviews

Very good truck!!!

by C-bass from Wisconsin on February 16, 2009

This is my first truck and I enjoy it very much. It drives like a car, smooth. Yet it has the capabilities you'd expect from a 4 wheel drive vehicle. This truck has handled midwestern winters like a c... Read Full Review

25 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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