Specs

Research 1998 Ford Ranger specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

XL 2WD Regular Cab 6 Ft Box XL

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x 1.75
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.28 x 1.33
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 16.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 37.4
Tailgate Width (in) 52.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 71.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4

Cooling System

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Order Code 99U
Engine Order Code 99X
Engine Order Code 99C
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 3.0L/182
Displacement 4.0L/245
Displacement 2.5L/153
Fuel System SEFI
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 119 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3750
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 146 @ 3000

Exterior Dimensions

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 42.6
Height, Overall (in) 64.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) 32.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7
Wheelbase (in) 111.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 187.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
Overhang, Front (in) 33.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 37.6
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 107.3

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Passenger Capacity 2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 22.0

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Ranger
Body Code 111.6" WB
Body Code 111.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6'

Suspension

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.19
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.19
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2550
Axle Type - Front Short/Long Arm
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2300
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2200
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2750
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.45
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10

Tires

Rear Tire Size P205/75R14SL
Front Tire Order Code T80
Front Tire Order Code T81
Rear Tire Order Code T80
Rear Tire Order Code T81
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/70R14SL
Front Tire Size P205/75R14SL
Rear Tire Size P225/70R14SL
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size P205/75R14SL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1523
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1523
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 794
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 794
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -

Trailering

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

Transmission

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
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
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44M
Trans Order Code 44D
Trans Order Code 44T
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
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) 2.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1797
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1233
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) N/A
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 4800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5400
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4740
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4320

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Chrome
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 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact