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2005 Ford Ranger

   
 
Ford Ranger Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 148 hp @ 4900 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2005 Ford Ranger

  • Old, tired and completely outclassed by its competition, the 2005 Ford Ranger only deserves a look if you're content with a cheap price and passable performance.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Multiple trim levels and options, functional interior, cheap price.

  • Cons

    Dated platform, weak engines, choppy ride, lack of modern features and amenities, no crew cab body style.

  • What's New for 2005

    The flareside pickup bed option is no longer available. Package updates and revised wheel and tire options round out the changes to the…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (2 total reviews)


Sold on the ranger 2005

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab XLT Appearance Rwd Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)

Owned a 2002 and turned it in for a 2005. It has really been developed into a great truck.




Ranger ext cab worth the

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab XLT Appearance Rwd Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)

God handling, excellent paint and body especially with the 4-door model. Jump seats a bit cramped but local commutes not bad. Good all around track-record no major repairs as of yet.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
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Full 2005 Ford Ranger Review

What's New for 2005

The flareside pickup bed option is no longer available. Package updates and revised wheel and tire options round out the changes to the 2005 Ford Ranger.

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gregg_vw
gregg_vw
09-09-2007
Can anyone explain to me whythe official EPA mpg on the Ford Ranger 3.0 and 4.0 liter engines has varied so much in the past seven years? I am interested in purchasing a used Ranger in this range of y...


bigd11775
bigd11775
12-01-2009
I have an 05 ranger w/ the 3.0L engine. It started running rough at idle but fine above 1500rpms(or at least I can't feel the miss anymore). I then replaced air filter, plugs, wires, and fuel filter ...


rickc5
rickc5
12-03-2004


 

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