Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,228 - $12,150
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
143-207
Seats
2-5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,228 - $12,150
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
143-207
Seats
2-5

2005 Ford Ranger Owner Reviews

4.33

40 Reviews

50% 35% 13% 3% 1 star 0%

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2005 Ford Ranger—Little but Adaptable

Standard cab 2005 Ford Ranger—It drives easily, works well as a small farm truck pulling small trailers. We can load goats or dogs safely, and can haul 10 hay bales or upwards of 800 lbs of feed with ease. Our tires have occasional trouble during extreme weather fluctuation, although that is a solvable problem. We will rarely have an oddity with the engine or check lights, but nearing 200k miles it's still functioning very well. My only complaint is I wish we had the extended cab!

- Karma B

I love that it is a manual transmission.

My Ford Ranger is a manual transmission, with manual windows and locks. It comes with driver side and passenger side airbags. The interior has bucket seating. There have been little problems in the 2 years I have owned it. Those were all cosmetic or lighting issues. The truck runs well, is very reliable, and if you don't need a lot of room, and want a stable vehicle, the Ranger is a good choice.

- Katrina N

Ranger pickup: handy for light hauling.

I have difficulty getting into the cab due to it is height and you physical disability. My husband does all of the driving and this is usually his vehicle of choice, due to the ability to haul things with it. The bed is regular length and has a liner and metal cap with side windows that give you access to the truck bed.

- Nancy B

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$10,208 - $11,677
$10,543 - $12,150

Horsepower

Horsepower
143 - 207 hp
143 - 207 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.3L DOHC MPFI 16
3.0L MPFI V6 engine
4.0L MPFI SOHC V6 engine
2.3L DOHC MPFI 16
3.0L MPFI V6 engine
4.0L MPFI SOHC V6 engine
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.1 in.
40.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
33.3 in.
33.3 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
37.3 - 43.5 cu. ft.
37.3 - 43.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

AC

AC
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 5
2 - 5
Exterior Features

Accessories

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional

Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111.5 - 125.7 in.
111.5 - 125.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.74 - 43.04 ft.
37.74 - 43.04 ft.

Width

Width
69.4 - 70.3 in.
69.4 - 70.3 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
143 - 207 hp
143 - 207 hp

Torque

Torque
154 - 238 ft. lbs.
154 - 238 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
160 - 598 .lbs
160 - 598 .lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17 - 20 gal.
17 - 20 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 - 24 mpg
17 - 24 mpg

City

City
16 - 18 mpg
16 - 18 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 - 29 mpg
19 - 29 mpg
Safety Features

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety