• (4.3) 29 reviews
  • Available Prices: $2,738–$13,490
  • 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 Latest Model 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

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 29 reviews

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great value for the money

by michael t from gray tn on December 11, 2017

Great Customer Service! One of the best car buying experiences I've ever had. Very honest people to work with. Would take my business there again!

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25 Trims Available

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2005 Ford Ranger Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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