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Selected Style 2WD Ext Cab Automatic S w/PEP
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab Manual S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Manual w/PEP S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Automatic S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Automatic w/PEP S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 21 26 $13,731 $14,490
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 21 26 $15,178 $16,240
2WD Reg Cab 112" Sport 16 22 $15,669 $16,780
2WD Reg Cab 118" XL 21 26 $14,913 $15,775
2WD Reg Cab 118" XLT 21 26 $16,211 $17,375
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 21 26 $15,107 $15,985
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 21 26 $16,466 $17,655
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 22 $17,190 $18,450
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 22 $17,804 $19,125
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 22 $18,346 $19,720
4WD Reg Cab 112" XL 15 20 $17,309 $18,380
4WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 15 20 $18,482 $19,870
4WD Reg Cab 112" Sport 15 20 $18,892 $20,320
4WD Reg Cab 118" XL 15 20 $18,336 $19,495
4WD Reg Cab 118" XLT 15 20 $19,514 $21,005
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 15 19 $18,712 $19,905
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $19,400 $20,880
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $19,992 $21,530
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" FX4 Off-Rd 15 19 $21,402 $23,080
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $20,557 $22,150
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $21,148 $22,800
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" FX4 Off-Rd 15 19 $22,559 $24,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,820
$13,731
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,799
$14,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$242 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Ford Ranger’s best, highest use is as an inexpensive work truck or off-road play toy. Anything else exposes the flaws in its seating, its fuel economy, its available features and in its performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 23.1 -
Passenger Capacity 5 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in) NA 78.5
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in) NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) NA 44.0
Wheelbase (in) 126 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) NA - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 37.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) NA 29.7
Overhang, Front (in) NA 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) NA 33.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 125.6 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 207.1 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) NA 7.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 40.5
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 16.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.1 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.6 17
Fuel Tank Location NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.1 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.3 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA 765
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1594
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA 765
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1594
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA 1984
Front Tire Size P225/75R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1580
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 320 158
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 158
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3200 1580
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 2000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1935 1757
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5000 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1583 1273
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 2800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LLV 99D
Displacement 2.9L 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5600 143 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.50
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.20
Trans Order Code - TBD - 44R
Summary
Vehicle Name Isuzu i-290 Ford Ranger
Body Code NA 111.5" WB
Body Style Ext Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 2000
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Semi-floating Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2550
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2750
Frame
Frame Type NA Ladder
 
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