2011 Ford Ranger Owners Manual – Ford maintains its streak alive with its compact Ranger pickup. The Ranger results for one more year without changes, as Ford prepares to finish production at some point in 2011.
The Ranger is a real compact van, measured under the mid-size Toyota Tacoma, Dodge Dakota, and Nissan Frontier. Only GM’s pickup truck twins, the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado, nevertheless offer the small measurements in the pickup truck class. That’s a vice and a virtue: the Ranger continues to provide excellent fuel economy as well as simple packability, but can’t haul the merchandise like some of the larger sized trucks.
The 2010 Ford Ranger remains to be available in 4- and half a dozen-tube kinds, in the rear- or four-tire drive, and in two-door Standard Cab and 4-door SuperCab layouts. There’s no accurate 4-front door edition of the Ranger, but the SuperCab has two tiny gain access to entry doors for freight storage.
Admittance-levels variations (and the majority of trucks distributed to fleet consumers) have a 143-hp, 2.3-liter four-tube engine with a gas economy as great as 21/26 mpg when provided with the automatic transmission. A recommended 4.0-liter V-6 converts in 207 horsepower, and is regular on XL 4×4 models and a lot of other trims. 4-wheel generate is offered, and the Ranger arrives in three-bed measurements–a special several-feet bed is manufactured for fleet buyers–but not one will weight in the common 4×8 page of plywood.
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A few variations are offered–XL, XLT, and Sport. The Ranger XL has an air conditioner as a plus, but guide Microsoft windows, fastens, and decorative mirrors as a minus. The XLT adds fog lights, a stainless grille, and phase-up bumpers, in addition to a nicer sound system, an auxiliary jack and the ability to play Audio-encoded Compact disks. Sports models have the trailer-towing hardware, a better interior, and a slightly retuned suspensions. The quick possibilities listing involves remote control start off, a slipping rear home window, and keypad entrance.
Last year, the Ranger implemented normal seat-attached side airbags and electrical stability management. Curtain safety bags nevertheless aren’t supplied, and probably won’t be in the Ranger’s lifetime.
The Ranger stays realistically very competitive for expense-conscious purchasers seeking a fundamental pickup, and it’s one of the numbers of compacts remaining on the marketplace. For buyers blending utility with drive comfort and car-like features, the better choices incorporate the Nissan Frontier and even the not-quite-whole-sizing Honda Ridgeline.