Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Compare: 2009 Toyota Tacoma vs 2008 Ford Ranger

Add a Car
 

2009 Toyota Tacoma

2008 Ford Ranger

  2009 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 2008 Ford Ranger 2WD 2-door SuperCab 126" Sport Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$15,170
$14,490
Invoice $14,210 $13,731
MPG
City/Highway
14/26 15/26
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The affordable 2009 Toyota Tacoma is a bargain compared to its full-size competitors. Read Full Review 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. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Reputation for toughness and reliability
  • Uncomplicated instrument panel
  • Fuel-efficient four-cylinder model

Dislikes:

  • V-6 models are expensive
  • Missing some safety features
  • Uncomfortable seats
  • Not much more maneuverable than a full-size
  • Harder, less settled ride than rivals

Likes:

  • A real compact truck
  • Four-cylinder fuel economy
  • Available off-road model

Dislikes:

  • No V-8 option
  • No four-door option
  • Short six-foot bed
Crash Test Ratings
Frontal Driver:
Frontal Passenger:
Side Driver:
Side Rear Passenger:
NHTSA Rollover Rating:
Frontal Driver:
Frontal Passenger:
Side Driver:
NHTSA Rollover Rating:
  Read the full review Read the full review
 

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




More From High Gear Media


 
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.