Compare 1996 Ford Ranger vs 1996 GMC Sierra 1500

1996 Ford Ranger
1996 GMC Sierra 1500
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Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 22 27 $13,018 $14,435
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB SPLASH 4WD 18 24 $17,317 $19,320
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $16,239 $18,095
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 22 27 $10,044 $10,575
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XL 4WD 17 25 $15,118 $16,090
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 22 27 $11,082 $12,235
Ranger Reg Cab 107.9" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $15,821 $17,620
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $16,758 $18,685
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 22 27 $10,398 $10,960
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XL 4WD 17 25 $15,550 $16,560
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 22 27 $11,549 $12,765
Ranger Reg Cab 113.9" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $16,340 $18,210
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB SPLASH 19 25 $14,479 $16,095
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB XL 22 27 $12,596 $13,955
Ranger Supercab 125.2" WB XLT 22 27 $13,022 $14,440
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB SPLASH 4WD 18 24 $18,175 $20,295
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB STX 4WD 18 24 $17,277 $19,275
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XL 4WD 18 24 $16,133 $17,975
Ranger Supercab 125.4" WB XLT 4WD 18 24 $17,352 $19,360
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Club Coupe 141.5" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 141.5" WB 15 19 $15,361 $17,556
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $17,753 $20,290
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 155.5" WB 15 20 $16,186 $18,499
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe 155.5" WB 4WD 14 19 $18,431 $21,064
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe Sportside 141.5" WB 17 22 $15,809 $18,068
Sierra 1500 Club Coupe Sportside 141.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $18,114 $20,702
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 117.5" WB 17 22 $13,559 $15,496
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,100 $18,401
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 131.5" WB 17 22 $13,804 $15,776
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab 131.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,362 $18,700
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 17 22 $14,270 $16,309
Sierra 1500 Reg Cab Sportside 117.5" WB 4WD 15 21 $16,592 $18,963
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,018
$15,361
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,435
$17,556
Monthly Payment Estimate
$241 / month
$293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 60.0
Passenger Capacity
3 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 65.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 67.6
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 64.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 141.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA 7.2
Cab to Axle (in)
37.2 41.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.4 76.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
25.1 29.0
Overhang, Front (in)
33.3 35.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
32.86 36.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
104.3 135.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
184.3 218.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.61 7.1
Cab to End of Frame (in)
72.2 NA
Height, Overall (in)
63.9 70.4
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
43.0 47.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4 49.1
Tailgate Width (in)
54.4 62.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.0 78.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 40.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
54.3 64.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
16.4 19.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.4 55.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
51.9 61.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Four Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x 1.75 10.0 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.28 x 1.33 11.57 x 1.25
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 25
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Inboard LH Frame
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.80 50.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.50 46.6
Steering Type
Power Power
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1493 1843
Front Tire Size
P235/60R15SL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
797 722
Spare Tire Size
P235/60R15SL P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
T73 XFN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1493 1843
Spare Tire Order Code
T73 ZFN
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
797 722
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R15SL P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
797 722
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1493 1843
Rear Tire Order Code
T73 YFN
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1186 1711
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2400 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
N/A 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1775 2410
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4180 6200
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2750 3686
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 7.0 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15.0 x 7.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 17.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
SPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 2400 330 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99A L31
Displacement
2.3L/140 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
112 @ 4800 255 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 1.63
Trans Order Code
44M M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger GMC Sierra 1500
Body Code
107.9" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab 6' Club Coupe 6.5' Wideside
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.2 1.25
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2750 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2330 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.45 3.42
Axle Type - Front
Twin-I-Beam NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.5 25
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2250 3750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.5 25
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Indep Coil Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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