Ford Ranger

2009 Ford Ranger

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  • (4.2) 13 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,809$18,281
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 17-23
  • Engine: 207-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Towing Capacity: 3,100 lbs.
2009 Ford Ranger

Our Take on the 2009 Ford Ranger

The Ranger is offered in only two cab styles: regular and SuperCab. The regular cab comes with either a 6- or 7-foot cargo bed. The SuperCab comes with only a 6-foot bed. Four trim levels are offered: XL, XLT, Sport and FX4, which is geared toward off-roaders.Ford didn't add anything for 200... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Miss fun models like Edge, Splash
  • Side-facing jump seats in SuperCab

Notable Features

  • 3.0-liter V-6 engine dropped
  • No 4x4 regular cab
  • Class III hitches standard on 4.0-liter V-6 models
  • Sirius Satellite Radio standard on FX4 and Sport

2009 Ford Ranger Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 13 reviews

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Hard Working Truck

by Ford Guy from B.C Canada on November 24, 2009

I got my 2009 Ranger sport 4x4 about 7 months ago. I have had alot of fun with it and I can say that for it's size, its the hardest working truck on the market. I have had many off road adventures and... Read Full Review

17 Trim Levels Available

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2009 Ford Ranger Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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