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blue tiger
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By bill412
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2001 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab Edge 2WD Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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Only problems I had were water leaking through rear window seal, and throttle body malfunctioning. This is a manual shift model, and the clutch feels kind of soft. Very dependable truck, and will haul lots more weight than I thought.


Best Features

High road clearance, bed extender.


Worst Features

More powerful base engine would help. I live in a very hilly area, and the 3.0 is marginal going uphill.


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If safety is not important
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By teresa
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2001 Ford Ranger 2dr SuperCab XL 2WD Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


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I've taken my car in to have my seatbelts checked several times, starting in the first year - I never got any satisfaction and the seatbelts still release spontaneously while I'm driving and I've even had it come unfastened before I could even start my car. I wouldn't recommend it to drive your family in, especially if you love them. The side mirrors stink; they are difficult to adjust and don't really give adequate coverage. The blind spot is pretty large when I'm looking for cars in the mirror and checking out my window. I wouldn't buy another one and I especially would not count on Ford to follow-up on their "warranty", I guess you have to consider your new truck purchase to be "as is".


Best Features

I really like having a bed-liner and split front seats.


Worst Features

Better seatbelt clasps that last the life of the truck with a better rewind; larger mirrors: side & rearview cup holders are too shallow.


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Built Ford TOUGH
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By Jgloss
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2001 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab XLT 2WD Flareside SB (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


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Great truck, especially for the teenagers like me that just want a truck to drive around in. It is everything a guy could want in a small sized truck.


Best Features

Comfortable seats everything inside is nice.


Worst Features

Keep it the way it is.


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Love my Ranger
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By Spanky
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2001 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab XLT 4WD Flareside SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I've found the Ranger to be a nice little truck. It has decent towing capacity, good road manners, and shines off-road. It definitely feels solid.


Best Features

Ride height, 16 inch wheels and good sized tires, comfortable seats, 4.0L SOHC V-6 has pretty good power.


Worst Features

Electrically actuated rear locking differential would be really nice. Ford would also do well to add a less restrictive air intake and exhaust system on new models.


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I haven't had it long
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By Kevin
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2001 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab Edge Plus 4WD Flareside SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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So far I really like it. It handles well, No problems, nice to drive. Gas hasn't killed me yet. Could be better I guess.


Best Features

Hey it's a truck. Waiting to try the 4 wheel drive in the snow.


Worst Features

You would think that because it's a truck you might have room to put something, Don't think of putting it in the cab, there is like no where to put anything but drink cups (has 5 of them). Can't hold a roll of paper towels.


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