1994 Ford Ranger User Reviews

1994 Ford Ranger Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 56 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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"fuel economy" 23 reviews
"ride" 17 reviews
"reliable car" 12 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"expressway" 2 reviews

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Clark writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
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5

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Apperance, manual transmission, exhaust sound

Cons

gas mileage, not having it anymore.

85

My Favorite Of All Times. — This was and still is my favorite vehicle ever. Not just because it was my first car but because it was me. The manual transmission made me feel like i was part of the car. It was tough and could go through about any thing i put it through. The 3.0L V6 was just enough to push the truck to highway speeds up hills here in western PA but it did it with no complaints and with or with out a load. The best part was the sound. It didn't sound like a truck with a small V6. It sounded like a little sports car with a performance v6 or even a small v8. Gas mileage was pretty bad for what it was, but i think it was my driving. I usually got 14 - 16 mpg. My dad managed 22-25 mpg. With the added visor, running boards, fog lights, tool box, and tonneau cover it looked sweet. It was almost unbreakable after the electronic four wheel drive was removed at about 60,00 miles. I will miss this truck forever.

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Clint writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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its a 5 speed

Cons

to small for me

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Its A Great Truck — its a great running truck with 2000000 thousand miles on it its a 5 speed its got some new things such as tires and brakes windshield the headliner is a little ruff and needs to be replaced other than that a great truck

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Natalie writes:
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4

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Sturdy, fun, nice looking.

Cons

I got totally ripped at the dealer.  Wish I could have afforded the 4X4.  There should be more than 4 cylinders in a truck!

85

Little White Truck — I owned this truck for several years after retiring the Corolla. It was fun and served me well. I bought it with 12,000 miles and had it up to 80,000 in only 3 years. It was an awesome pizza delivery vehicle and made trips from Phoenix to Cali once a month for about a year. I took it places it shouldn't have gone and it hung in there like a big truck. Never had a problem with it!

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nvsnare02 writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab SB Review
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3

Pros

Truck still runs after 20 years.  Able to haul around lots of cargo and still get good gas mileage, when its not loaded.

Cons

Underpowered engine leaves a lot to be desired on the freeway.  After 20 years, rust has taken hold of most of the frame.

nvsnare02
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Small Truck, Underpowered Engine — This is a nice, inexpensive truck, but the underpowered 89 horsepower engine makes it difficult to drive on modern freeways. If you're looking for a truck that'll get you around town and hold a decent amount of cargo this is great, but it is not the most powerful truck ever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Derek writes:
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5

Pros

something different and built my self

Cons

crazy driver

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My First Car Ever — wicked fun to drive really fast, lots of acceleration , more torque then power, brakes on a dime and handels amazing 4000$ worth of suspension...gas is ok going far places and oil changes are about 60$ each time, no squeaks

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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031225 writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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reliable..lots of power..

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Alittle heavy on gas.

031225
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Best Truck I Ever Owned... — Lots of power 4.0 V6..Very little on repairs basic brakes and shocks and sensors, tires.After 15 years alittle rust on tailgate and wheelwells .Pretty good on gas, but bad in the snow,you have to put weight on the rear end. I LOVE THIS TRUCK!!!!!!!!280.265 klms and runs like new..FORD TOUGH!!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Duncan writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
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4

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4wd, cargo room, fun to drive

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does not do well on hills on the highway.

35

The Only Thing I Would Change On It Is The Transmisson...automatic To Manual — Performance- not great acceleration, brakes well, handles decently for a 4wd truck Build quality- very good...very minor repairs over its lfe Appearance- Clean lines, and a nice amount of chrome Cost- 16-20 mpg...9 in 4wd. maintenance is cheap... just oil changes and such i like to drive it. it takes corners pretty fast, has a good stereo and a nice exhaust note...for stock.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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dsawatzke writes:
1994 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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lots of power in the 4.0 engine

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not very good gas mileage

dsawatzke
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Overall This Is A Very Nice Vehicle — i just bought my 1994 ranger about two months ago with a hundred thousand miles on it it is a really nice running truck has a few minor problems but nothing major. When it dies someday i will probably buy another ranger.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Greg writes:
1994 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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drove and handled great...nary a problem...

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never should have gotten black...too hot!!!!!!

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Best Car I've Ever Owned.... — i loved my Ranger...i never should have sold it...WAHHHH!!!! i drove it for 6 years and never should have sold it. it never gave me problems and never once broke down...ah well. Best thing about it was that it was sooo low maintenance. all i ever had to do was change the oi and get new brake pads...that was all... i did swap out the crummy standard radio though...l

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greenecl1 writes:
1994 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab LB Review
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3

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Good on gas. Great for in-city transportation and good work truck.

Cons

Small engine with hardly any power. Basically a tin can on wheels with a bed on the back. Not at all suitable for speeds over 65 or long trips.

greenecl1
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Overall Decent Startup Truck — I liked the truck when it was just a work truck and starter car. Now that I have a ram 1500 it's kind of useless except for when I deliver pizzas and the occasional work stuff loaded up in the back.

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2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

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2009 Ford Ranger Reviews

Good Looker By Bailie

I liked the sporty look of the hood and fender flairs. The color is very pleasing as well as the interior color. The Rally Gauge Cluster gave interior a sporty look as well and was surprised that it... Read More

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i own the bare bones ford ranger, the only option ordered was cloth seats over vinyl ones. surprisingly the 2.3 liter engine has sufficient power for day to day driving. it also gets pretty good gas m... Read More

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2008 Ford Ranger Reviews

How Would I Sum Up This Truck ? By Fordtudor37

This Ford Ranger Regular cab, short bed, 4x4, 3.0 Liter engine with automatic overdrive transmission is a good vehicle for light daily needs BUT, it could have had better engineered by way of manual l... Read More

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For completely stock, she's quite torquey. 4.0L stock under the hood, along with everything else as well for now. Building from the ground up as soon as it is paid off, which will make it even better ... Read More

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2007 Ford Ranger Reviews

Great Truck, Very Fun To Drive, And To Keep Clean (well I Enjoy It Anyways) By Justin

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