(4.3) 25 reviews
MSRP: $2,729$13,437
Body Style: Truck
Combined MPG: 17-26
Engine: 148-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Towing Capacity: 2,500 lbs.
2005 Ford Ranger

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

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 25 reviews

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An American Classic

by Forever Ranger from Mpls, MN on January 31, 2013

Why change something that just plain runs forever? I bought my 2005 Ford Ranger new. (Just felt it was time to update from my 1994 Ranger; which was still running at 210,000 miles on it). The design i... 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.

Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 6 recalls for this car.


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