Compare 2009 Mitsubishi Raider vs 2009 Ford Ranger

2009 Mitsubishi Raider
2009 Ford Ranger
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2WD Ext Cab Manual LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab Manual LS 16 20 $19,855 $21,135
2WD Ext Cab Automatic LS 15 20 $22,767 $24,235
2WD Double Cab Automatic LS 15 20 $24,703 $26,295
4WD Double Cab Automatic LS 14 18 $27,643 $29,425
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2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 21 26 $15,424 $16,395
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 21 26 $16,415 $17,665
2WD Reg Cab 118" XL 21 26 $16,605 $17,680
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 21 26 $16,799 $17,890
2WD Reg Cab 112" Sport 21 26 $16,711 $17,990
2WD Reg Cab 118" XLT 21 26 $17,452 $18,805
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 21 26 $17,702 $19,080
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 21 $18,908 $20,405
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 21 $19,496 $21,050
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 21 $20,064 $21,675
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 15 19 $20,405 $21,810
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $20,637 $22,305
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $21,257 $22,985
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $21,793 $23,575
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $22,412 $24,255
4WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" FX4 Off-Road 15 19 $22,667 $24,535
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" FX4 Off-Road 15 19 $23,822 $25,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,855
$15,424
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,135
$16,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$352 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Ford Ranger is an economical—if not modern and refined—choice for those who just want a truck and don't have higher expectations.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.7
Passenger Capacity
5 3
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 44.0
Wheelbase (in)
131.3 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 29.7
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 33.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
218.5 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 7.9
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 81.8
Height, Overall (in)
68.6 66.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
46.6 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.5
Tailgate Width (in)
53.3 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
76 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
30.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.6 16.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
2-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.3 9.00 x 1.75
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.1 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 17
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.0 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 765
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 765
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1594
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1984
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
295 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 158
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2950 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1580
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2490 1797
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7400 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3600 2350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1803 1335
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- TBD - 4300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3100 2000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 110
Engine
Fuel System
MPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
- TBD - 99D
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.3L/140
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 143 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.50
Trans Type
6 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.84 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 2.20
Trans Order Code
GETRAG 238 44R
Summary
Body Code
- TBD - 111.5" WB
Body Style
Extended Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Raider Ford Ranger
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Twin-Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2350
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 6

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