• (4.3) 28 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,944$13,172
  • 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

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

2005 Ford Ranger Reviews

Consumer 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

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2005 Ford Ranger Safety Ratings

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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