I use it to commute to work and back. Take the five-speed automatic transmission version of the Trekker a PhP1. Also standard are four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and front-passenger air bags, safety belts with front pretensioners for outboard seating positions and side-intrusion door beams. The off-road versions will command a price closer to sticker, but the more pedestrian versions are frequently discounted. When properly equipped, the Ranger can tow 6,000 pounds.
At least the Ranger's ergonomics are quite straightforward, with easy-to-use controls. As a work truck, the Ford Ranger offers serious truck capability at affordable prices. Powertrain and Chassis: Ranger offers three engine choices: a 2. SuperCab models also offer rear-hinged half doors, which allow easier access to the cab area. SuperCab Rangers have a 125. Ford's number for this recall is 16S26. The Ford Ranger can be an entertaining off-road vehicle, if that's the purpose you have in mind.
In the Ranger, Ford has the only true compact truck left on the market, since the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, and Nissan Frontier moved into a larger size class. The 2008 Ford Ranger has been available for more than a decade, and deals are widespread. It looked and felt like how a pickup should be; sensible, efficient and, what else but utilitarian. The 2008 Ford Ranger has a maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds to suit customers work and play needs. And they want to bring as much cargo as they can, too. The 2008 Ford Ranger's story stays much the same. So, the once brutish workhorse of a pick up has now been fitted with car-like amenities that raise its level of appeal quite a few notches higher.
Reviewers, for the most part, were impressed with the optional features offered on the 2008 Ford Ranger. Ranger will be available with a limited-edition Grabber Orange exterior paint to accentuate the trucks bold design. Sport pickups have a honeycomb grille and body-colored bumpers and grille. Its six-foot bed is useful for some weekend and professional uses, but the ubiquitous 4x8 sheet of plywood won't fit. The Ranger line is expected to retain a slightly above-average resale value.
The base engine makes 143 hp from a 2. The Ranger's basic profile has remained the same for more than a decade, but periodic updates give it a new front end, and it's actually aged better than some compact trucks. We took this Ranger almost everywhere back in those days: ten days on the road north, from Pampanga in the west all the way to Aurora in the east. The quality is very high, the interior is nice and comfortable. Ford's cutting-edge diesel technology is still the main value of the Trekker.
The recall affects the 2011 Ford Ranger, as well as service parts sold to dealerships for the 2004-2011 Ford Ranger, 2002-2007 Ford E-Series, and 2002-2005 Ford Excursion. For those who do serious off-roading, towing or just like the feel of a V6, Ford offers a choice of two. It's also nearly identical to the Mazda B-Series. This new service interval helps lowers Rangers cost of ownership including purchase price, fuel cost, maintenance and more that Edmunds. The Ranger's interior has better materials than many compact trucks. SuperCab models can be equipped with a pair of rear jump seats.
Flooding city streets and crater-like road indentions were shrugged off by the Trekker, keeping driver and passengers safely ensconced in its comfy cabin. The Sport series gets the black, horizontal grille with body-color surround. This engine exhibits good acceleration so long as the Ranger is not weighted down with a heavy load. Legroom is not as generous as in some competitors, but SuperCab models do provide plenty of space behind the seats for luggage or groceries. Units Affected 654695 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ford have issued a recall for 26,715 vehicles. You can order your Ranger with shift-on-the-fly electronic four-wheel drive, five-speed automatic transmission, power windows, power locks, sliding rear window, cruise control, 290-watt Pioneer audio system, 3.
Its rollover rating of three stars points out the limits of its taller, older design. It's been refined since it was introduced on its current chassis in the early 1990s, and its powertrain has been updated, but it has not been completely redesigned—and reviewers from around the Web have hardly bothered to review it, much less comment on its style. Also standard are four-wheel anti-lock brakes, driver and front-passenger air bags, safety belts with front pretensioners for outboard seating positions and side-intrusion door beams. I wouldn't mind owning one just so I can use it on the weekends, or when a typhoon hits town and rising waters render my old sedan useless. The sculpted one-piece leather seats are as stiff as the suspension, and you slide onto them as into a Barcelona chair. For the past 10 years or so, we have seen this merging of utility and luxury brought to the fore by automakers keen on crossing one market over another. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment.