Compare 2008 Isuzu i-290 vs 2008 Ford Ranger

2008 Isuzu i-290
2008 Ford Ranger
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2WD Ext Cab Manual w/PEP S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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 Ext Cab Manual S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
2WD Ext Cab Manual w/PEP S 18 24 $16,820 $17,799
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2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 21 26 $13,731 $14,490
2WD Reg Cab 118" XL 21 26 $14,913 $15,775
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 21 26 $15,107 $15,985
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" XLT 21 26 $16,211 $17,375
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 21 26 $16,466 $17,655
4WD Reg Cab 112" XL 15 20 $17,309 $18,380
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 22 $17,190 $18,450
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 22 $17,804 $19,125
4WD Reg Cab 118" XL 15 20 $18,336 $19,495
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 22 $18,346 $19,720
4WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 15 20 $18,482 $19,870
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 15 19 $18,712 $19,905
4WD Reg Cab 112" Sport 15 20 $18,892 $20,320
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $19,400 $20,880
4WD Reg Cab 118" XLT 15 20 $19,514 $21,005
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $19,992 $21,530
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 2-Door SuperCab 126" FX4 Off-Rd 15 19 $21,402 $23,080
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
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
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
23.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 3
Second Hip Room (in)
57.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Cab to End of Frame (in)
NA 78.5
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 66.2
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
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
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA NA
Tires
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
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 765
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 158
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)
2200 1580
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1580
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 4800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1918 1757
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5000 4380
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2900 2550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1570 1273
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2533 2000
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.40
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.20
Trans Order Code
- TBD - 44R
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Isuzu i-290 Ford Ranger
Body Code
NA 111.5" WB
Body Style
Ext Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
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
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2535 2000
Frame
Frame Type
NA Ladder

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