Compare 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser vs 2005 Ford Ranger

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2005 Ford Ranger
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
PT Cruiser 2-Door Convertible 22 29 $18,622 $19,405
PT Cruiser 2-Door Convertible GT 21 27 $25,991 $27,930
PT Cruiser 2-Door Convertible Touring 22 29 $21,664 $23,175
PT Cruiser 4-Door Wgn 22 29 $12,812 $13,530
PT Cruiser 4-Door Wgn GT 21 27 $21,489 $23,065
PT Cruiser 4-Door Wgn Limited 22 29 $16,484 $17,565
PT Cruiser 4-Door Wgn Touring 22 29 $14,664 $15,565
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2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $17,179 $19,095
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 4WD 16 19 $20,448 $22,810
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $16,471 $18,290
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 18 23 $15,775 $17,500
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB XL 4WD 16 19 $19,044 $21,215
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $16,862 $18,735
Ranger 2-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 4WD 16 19 $20,136 $22,455
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 18 23 $18,217 $20,275
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB Edge 4WD 16 19 $21,487 $23,990
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB FX4 Lvl II 4WD 16 19 $23,955 $26,795
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB FX4 Off-Rd 4WD 16 19 $22,815 $25,500
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB STX 18 23 $17,636 $19,615
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 18 23 $17,900 $19,915
Ranger 4-Door Supercab 126" WB XLT 4WD 16 19 $21,174 $23,635
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 18 23 $15,357 $17,025
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB Edge 4WD 17 21 $18,636 $20,750
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB STX 18 23 $14,785 $16,375
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB XL 24 29 $13,816 $14,610
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB XL 4WD 17 21 $17,211 $18,300
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 24 29 $14,922 $16,530
Ranger Reg Cab 112" WB XLT 4WD 17 21 $18,323 $20,395
Ranger Reg Cab 118" WB XL 24 29 $14,847 $15,730
Ranger Reg Cab 118" WB XL 4WD 17 21 $18,246 $19,425
Ranger Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 24 29 $15,955 $17,705
Ranger Reg Cab 118" WB XLT 4WD 17 21 $19,357 $21,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,622
$17,179
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,405
$19,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$318 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
41.4 19.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 33.3
Passenger Capacity
5 3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.0 15.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
50.2 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
168.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
60.6 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
23.3 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 125.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 69.4
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
- 28.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.5
Overhang, Front (in)
- 33.1
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- 32.8
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- 121.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- 202.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 9.8
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- 72.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 43.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 16.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Tailgate Width (in)
- 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 72.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 50.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 37.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.66 x 1.57 10.00 x 2.50
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x 0.9 11.28 x 1.02
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 19.5
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.5 42.73
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 44.58
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 19.2
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TNC NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TNC NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 717
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3124 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 6000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2048
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 1403
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2510
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.6 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 180 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
EDZ 99U
Displacement
2.4L/148 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5100 148 @ 4900
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.20
Trans Order Code
DD5 44M
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.80 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.72
Clutch Size (in)
8.98 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible Supercab 6' Styleside
Vehicle Name
Chrysler PT Cruiser Ford Ranger
Body Code
- 125.7" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson Strut Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2850
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 2600
Axle Type - Rear
- Ford Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2510
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder

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