1993 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCab 4.0L V6 from North America


I am proud to own a vehicle that is considered Ford Tough


The power/ground supply connections went bad before the first battery change.

Went through two starters in 13 years.

Replaced the transmission in the 7th year.

A/C and power windows went out in the 8th year.

The gas tank began leaking at the seam in the 9th year. Drove it with a half tank of gas for the next few years.

Blew a head gasket in the 12th year.

General Comments:

Breakdowns were usually wear items: tires, battery or starter. This truck has never left me stranded with major mechanical problems.

Good ride and gas mileage.

Interior comfort started out great but deteriorated over time.

Changed oil often but didn't service vehicle regularly which is all the more impressive for getting 334,000 miles out of her.

I am most impressed with the 4.0L V6 engine, this little motor does not quit.

I feel like I got more out of this truck than I expected and it still looks good.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 28th October, 2008

1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 from North America


Love it

General Comments:

I love my Danger Ranger. It's fun to drive (for a truck) and good looking. Like me.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 19th September, 2008

1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 from North America


Average vehicle, but I have high standards


Radiator repair (clogged) two times -- 70,000mi and 130,000 miles

Replaced clutch --120,000 miles

Replaced battery -- 100,000 miles

Replaced battery cables -- 70,000 miles

Replaced starter and solenoid -- 100,000 miles

Repair oil pan leak -- 100,000

Leaks oil still, but doesn't burn any.

General Comments:

Overall, this has been a pretty good truck. However, I've been frustrated at some of the problems it has had. For instance $200 at the dealership for battery cables. An intermittent cruise control is also a bummer.

The engine has a lot of torque, but it's slow and piggy at higher speeds. The transmission synchros have been fried since I bought it. And like a previous review, the windshield tends to get hit by rocks.

However, the seats are very comfy for a guy my size (5' 9"). I'd rather take this truck on a long drive than our 1998 Honda Accord.

I get about 18 miles to the gallon in the city. Driving it over 65 mph on the highway makes the mileage plummet as well.

Taking it in tomorrow for servicing. Seems there's coolant leaking around the water pump housing.

Still a good truck if you do a lot of home improvement projects and gardening.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 21st February, 2008

1993 Ford Ranger XT 2WD 2.3L from North America


Great little truck I love it


The only thing I could tell was done since new on this truck before I got it was brakes and clutch I got the truck at 207.000km as is and it sat for 3 years before I bought it for $1000 then decided to put it on the road, because of age and lack of maintenance as well as it sitting I had to replace the following items.

Ball joints. they where not greased regularly or ever.

Throw out bearing.

Shackles/hangers, from rust.

All 4 shocks replaced.

Brake lines, flexlines, pads, shoes.

Blower fan resister

General bodywork andtouch ups for it's age.

General Comments:

Being a Canadian vehicle and not rust checked a day in it's life, and having a few young owners before in college it needed a lot of work. never touched the transmission, engine, or rear end though, other than tune ups. after fixing everything that was neglected by previous owners, I haven't had to replace or fix anything since I got it on the road about 5 months ago other than a rusty rad cap, I have put about 10,000km of country back roads and city driving on it hasn't given me one problem. it drives like new and is great in the snow, since it has limited slip. I would recommend this truck to anyone, it's fun to drive and dependable. it's very quiet and smooth. I plan on buying another one if this ever dies which the way it's going won't be any time soon.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 29th December, 2007

29th Dec 2007, 18:22

I bought my first Ranger in 1992 and have had 4. All of them have been absolutely flawless. You might want to read Consumer Report's October issue in which they feature vehicles that have made over 200,000 miles with no problems. The highest mileage vehicle in the article is a Ford Ranger that has just under HALF A MILLION MILES!!! Our family has two companies that use Rangers and 300,000 miles is common. They are great trucks. Under light commercial use they easily last as long as the bullet proof F-150 big trucks.