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Selected Style Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 22 $13,652 $15,525
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 22 $13,889 $15,805
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,613 $19,010
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,783 $19,210
Supercab 139" XL 17 22 $15,713 $17,950
Supercab 157" XL 17 22 $15,959 $18,240
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,185 $22,035
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,495 $22,400
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 22 $14,510 $16,535
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $17,192 $19,690
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 22 $16,367 $18,720
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,839 $22,805
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 22 $15,933 $18,210
Reg Cab 120" Lariat 16 21 $17,948 $20,580
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 22 $16,223 $18,550
Reg Cab 139" Lariat 16 21 $18,203 $20,880
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 22 $16,924 $19,375
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lariat 16 21 $18,934 $21,740
Reg Cab 120" 4W XLT 16 20 $18,449 $21,170
Reg Cab 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,634 $23,740
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $18,619 $21,370
Reg Cab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,808 $23,945
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $19,023 $21,845
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $21,207 $24,415
Supercab 139" XLT 17 22 $18,178 $20,850
Supercab 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,183 $23,210
Supercab 157" XLT 17 22 $18,407 $21,120
Supercab 157" Lariat 16 21 $20,422 $23,490
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 22 $18,827 $21,615
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,843 $23,985
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,268 $24,485
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $22,840 $26,335
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,509 $24,770
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,146 $26,695
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,863 $25,185
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,502 $27,115
Standard Reg Cab 120" 17 22 $13,219 $14,505
Standard Reg Cab 139" 17 22 $13,457 $14,775
Standard Reg Cab 120" 4WD 16 20 $16,313 $18,020
Standard Reg Cab 139" 4WD 16 20 $16,590 $18,335
Standard Supercab 139" 17 22 $15,116 $16,660
Standard Supercab 157" 17 22 $15,366 $16,945
Standard Supercab 139" 4WD 15 18 $18,487 $20,490
Standard Supercab 157" 4WD 15 18 $18,794 $20,840
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,519 $11,070
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL XLT 23 27 $10,874 $11,455
Supercab 125.4" WB XL XL 23 27 $13,020 $14,415
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,391 $16,365
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD XLT 17 22 $15,823 $16,835
Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD XL 17 22 $16,157 $17,980
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $11,634 $12,840
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $12,101 $13,370
Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,091 $17,905
Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $16,611 $18,495
Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,308 $18,150
Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $16,826 $18,740
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT XLT 23 27 $13,548 $15,015
Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD XLT 17 22 $17,399 $19,390
Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD STX 17 22 $17,323 $19,305
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $13,486 $14,945
Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $17,385 $19,375
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH SPLASH 23 27 $14,921 $16,575
Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD SPLASH 17 22 $18,221 $20,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,652
$10,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,525
$11,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$185 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.1
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 32.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 104.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 202.2 184.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 6.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 72.7 63.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 43.0
Wheelbase (in) 119.9 107.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - NA
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 36.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 69.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.5 26.7
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2 32.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 16.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.1 @ Belt 51.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 40.4
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 71.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25 9.0 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - 10.28 x 1.33
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 17.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14 27.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.49 36.50
Steering Type Power Manual
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.22 38.80
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719 834
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16SL P195/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 1192
Rear Tire Order Code T52 T83
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16SL P195/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719 834
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16SL T135/80D15
Front Tire Order Code T52 T83
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 1192
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 4220
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 2384
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1614 1191
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2500 2050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2236 1772
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 14.0 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 14.0 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.7 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 3000 135 @ 2400
Engine Order Code 992 99A
Displacement 4.2L/256 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 4400 112 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.50
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 3.40
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24 2.20
Trans Order Code 44M 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Code 119.9" WB 107.9" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Reg Cab 6'
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Ford Ranger
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 25.4
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 2400
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 25.4
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2500 2050
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.45
Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA Twin-I-Beam
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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