Specs

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XLT 2WD Regular Cab 6 Ft Box XL

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.75
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.28 x 1.33
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Tailgate Width (in) 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 46.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 71.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 51.9
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.4
Tailgate Width (in) 46.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95

Engine

Engine Order Code 99U
Engine Order Code 99X
Engine Order Code 99A
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 3.0L/182
Displacement 4.0L/245
Displacement 2.3L/140
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 5000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 112 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 3250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 2400
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 107.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 184.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
Frame Width, Rear (in) 32.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.3
Cab to End of Frame (in) 72.2
Cab to Axle (in) 36.9
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 104.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.0
Overhang, Front (in) 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 63.9
Height, Overall (in) 64.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location Midship

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 52.8
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Passenger Capacity 3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.80
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 27.2
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.50
Steering Type Manual
Steering Type Power

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Ranger
Body Style Reg Cab 6'
Body Code 107.9" WB

Suspension

Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25.4
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.45
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2150
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2050
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2800
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2550
Axle Type - Front Twin-I-Beam

Tires

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 834
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 760
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 834
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1192
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1412
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1523
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1192
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 802
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 760
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 802
Front Tire Order Code T85
Front Tire Order Code T80
Front Tire Order Code T83
Rear Tire Order Code T85
Rear Tire Order Code T80
Rear Tire Order Code T83
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P215/70R14SL
Front Tire Size P225/70R14SL
Front Tire Size P195/70R14SL
Rear Tire Size P215/70R14SL
Rear Tire Size P225/70R14SL
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14SL
Spare Tire Size P195/70R14SL
Spare Tire Size P215/70R14SL
Spare Tire Size P225/70R14SL
Spare Tire Size P235/60R15SL
Spare Tire Size T135/80D15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1412
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1523

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000

Transmission

Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 9
Clutch Size (in)
Clutch Size (in) 10
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.80
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44M
Trans Order Code 44D
Trans Order Code 44T
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Weight Information

Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1772
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2384
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2750
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2050
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4220
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4680
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1191

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14.0 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15.0 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14.0 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14.0 x 5.5

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