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Free Car Owners Manuals - Ford Ranger General Information

Free Car Owners Manuals - Ford Ranger logoIn North America, the Ranger is Ford’s entry-level pickup truck. In the 1960s and 1970s, it was used on versions of the Ford F-Series. The current line of Rangers was introduced in 1982 for the 1983 model year. The compact Ranger was styled after the full-size Ford pickups, as well as is also offered with a four wheel drive option. The Ford Ranger is currently offered as a 2.3 litre I4, a 3.0 litre V6, as well as a potent 207 horsepower 4.0 litre V6.

Nearly two decades of success and the Ford Ranger is still raring to go, year after year. As stated through Automobile, “Among compact pickups, it’s still the pick of the pack…” The 2009 Ford Ranger is essentially a carryover from 2008. It again wins hands down as one of the most fuel efficient and most affordable pickups ever. This best-seller from Ford is a terrific truck, with excellent features that will make you fall in love at first drive. This model has been America’s sweetheart not without reason. You get more than your money’s worth when you take home this pickup truck. At an MSRP tag of $15,835 to $25,235, you can see why this excellent vehicle is a steal deal.

After intensive analysis, the Ford Ranger has been ranked as the pickup with lowest ownership cost, through Edmunds. With 6000 pounds towing capacity, this pickup is excellent for those who haul cargo on a regular basis. ‘Built ford tough’, this pickup can move forward in terrain and weather. There are four unique categories in this model: the XL, XLT, Sport version and the FX4 Off-Road. You can opt for the 2009 Ford Ranger as a 4X2 regular cab, or as a 4X2 Supercab or even a 4X4 Supercab. Choose from a variety of combinations to pick the 2009 Ford Ranger pickup that suits your needs perfectly.

On the road, the four cylinder 2.3 liter engine generates some 143 hp while the bigger 4.0 Liter V6 engine generates 207 hp. You could go for a standard five speed manual transmission with overdrive, or move in for the optional 5-speed automatic transmission. All trims come with a Class III Trailer hitch. Audio method is excellent with Sirius Satellite Radio. XLT vehicles have neat bumpers and a bold chrome H-Bar grille. A horizontal, black colored grille comes with the Sport model. The bright new fog lights help with visibility in the haziest conditions.

Safety is an important aspect with all Ford models, as well as the 2009 ford Ranger comes equipped with SecuriLock Passive Anti-theft System, Personal Safety System and the standard tire pressure monitoring system. Other safety features include dual-stage front airbags and four wheel antilock brakes. On a scale of 5, the NHTSA Frontal Crash Test gives this pickup five for driver front, as well as four for passenger front injury protection. Fuel economy is 21/26 mpg city/hwy, making this pickup the most fuel efficient in this segment. For flexibility, convenience, efficiency and affordability, this pickup is the perfect choice.

2009 Ford Ranger Specs and Safety
Vehicle Dimensions
Specification Ford Ranger regular cab short bed Ford Ranger regular cab lengthy bed Ford Ranger extended cab
Wheelbase, in. 111.5 117.5 125.7
Overall Length, in. 189.4 201.4 203.6
Overall Width, in. 69.3 69.4 69.4
Overall Height, in. 66.2 66.2 66.3
Curb Weight, lbs. 3030 3069 3189
Cargo Volume, cu. ft. – – –
Standard Payload, lbs. 1260 1260 1260
Fuel Capacity, gals. 17.0 20.0 19.5
Seating Capacity three 3 5
Front Head Room, in. 39.2 39.7 39.2
Max. Front Leg Room, in. 42.4 42.4 42.4
Rear Head Room, in. – – 33.3
Max. Rear Leg Room, in. – – 39.3

Engines dohc I4 ohv V6 sohc V6
Size, liters/cu. in. 2.3 /140 3.0 /182 4.0 /245
Horsepower @ rpm. 143 @ 5250 148 @ 4900 207 @ 5250
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm. 154 @ 3750 180 @ 3950 238 @ 3000
Availability Standard Standard Standard

EPA City / highway mpg
5-speed manual 21/26 16/22 15/20
5-speed automatic 19/24 15/20 15/20

Model Prices
Trim Name Retail Price Dealer Invoice Destination Charge
2WD XL 2.3-liter regular cab, short bed $14,490 $13,731 $695
2WD XL 2.3-liter regular cab, lengthy bed $15,775 $14,913 $695
4WD XL 3.0-liter regular cab, short bed $18,380 $17,309 $695
4WD XL 3.0-liter regular cab, lengthy bed $19,495 $18,336 $695
2WD XL 2.3-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $15,985 $15,107 $695
4WD XL 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $19,905 $18,712 $695
2WD Sport 3.0-liter regular cab, short bed $16,780 $15,669 $695
4WD Sport 3.0-liter regular cab, short bed $20,320 $18,892 $695
2WD Sport 3.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $18,450 $17,190 $695
2WD Sport 3.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 4-door, short bed $19,720 $18,346 $695
4WD Sport 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $21,530 $19,992 $695
4WD Sport 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 4-door, short bed $22,800 $21,148 $695
2WD XLT 2.3-liter regular cab, short bed $16,240 $15,178 $695
2WD XLT 2.3-liter regular cab, lengthy bed $17,375 $16,211 $695
4WD XLT 3.0-liter regular cab, short bed $19,870 $18,482 $695
4WD XLT 3.0-liter regular cab, lengthy bed $21,005 $19,514 $695
2WD XLT 2.3-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $17,655 $16,466 $695
2WD XLT 3.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 4-door, short bed $19,125 $17,804 $695
4WD XLT 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $20,880 $19,400 $695
4WD XLT 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 4-door, short bed $22,150 $20,557 $695
4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 2-door, short bed $23,080 $21,402 $695
4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 4.0-liter SuperCab ext. cab 4-door, short bed $24,350 $22,559 $695


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