Have owned Rangers since 1983. The only real problem I have had with the '96 was the automatic hubs went out, I had them replaced with manual hubs for $260. As of today I have 98,000 miles and the body and finish are still excellent.
This truck has been very reliable
espescially considering the miles that
are on it. It is a little sluggish on
the freeway at times. I have abused it
at work for a year a half now and it
still looks and runs well.
Dependability. Gas mileage is not bad
for 4wd vehicle.
I should have opted for a 4L V6 engine
instead of 3L V6. A Reese hitch would