1994 Ford Ranger User Reviews

1994 Ford Ranger Review Ratings

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  • 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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PROS
"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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1994 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab LB Review
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Good on gas. Great for in-city transportation and good work truck.

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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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1994 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab SB Review
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5ft whoops at 50mph no problem!

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need more factory power, power steering sucks!

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Needs A V8 And Suspention — its a 94, it needs more power but it is easy to get that power. you have to have glass, fiberwerx, McNeil, Glassworks Unlimited, who ever, just get some glass, it really helps on MPG saves some weight 93-97 is the Ibeam front end, durtyhooker or nothing!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Ford Ranger Splash Standard Cab Stepside SB Review
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it is pretty fun to drive, good looking truck, gear ratio is just right, comfortable, controls well laid out, virtually no blind spots.

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single cab means not much privacy and no reclining, doesnt make that impressive of a noise and its not fast in the slightest.

charliewa
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Good Truck For What It Is, Economical, Practical, Good Commuter Or Work. — all in all its a good fun little truck. there are a million parts available as they made tons of the trucks (including mazda b2000), didnt change them a whole lot. plus, they put the v6 vulcan engine in the taurus as well. very sturdy suspension and good handling for a truck. no grip in winter without sand bags in this 2wd model. good mpg as well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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Gas Mileage, Utility, Canopy, Reliable, Stereo, Automatic

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Small Truck bed

all4hym
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Awesome — This car has been awesome. Best Vehicle I've ever owned. Good on gas and powerful at the same time. Hard to give it up but I just need to haul more stuff. Newer Brakes, Alternator, Rotors, Bearings, Thermostat, and Head Gasket.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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reliable

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only 2 doors

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Good Truck — daily driver good to haul stuff not a family friendly vehicle back seats not roomy and no back doors on this year but was cheap and is reliable would like a F150 4 door to replace it with someday soon

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1994 Ford Ranger STX Standard Cab 4WD SB Review
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It's mine and it runs like new with a 170,000 miles on it.

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It doesn't stay alighned very well.

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A Good Truck For Some One Who Wants To Haul Small Stuff. — It has the 3.0 v6 in it so the power is kinda low and it takes awhile to warm up to. the frame is steady and there's no wobbles or rattles. it makes a great off-roader and is a lot of fun to drive!

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1994 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab SB Review
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Truck still runs after 20 years.  Able to haul around lots of cargo and still get good gas mileage, when its not loaded.

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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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1994 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB Review
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I like the comfort of the truck.

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I don't like that it leaks oil

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It Is A Pretty Good Ole Truck. — This is a pretty good truck for driving around town. Anything more than that and it is pushing the truck a little hard. It is old but when it first came out it was probably a great truck. I really like to drive it because it is rear wheel drive and that's always fun.

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1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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love the ranger

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the only thing i hated was the 2wd but i got it places that 4wd rangers wouldnt go

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If You Have A Chance To Get One Buy It — never had a better car... this truck i got as a graduation gift... beat the crap out of it.... litteraly.... never had reverser but still managed to see 39 states and 9 provinces.... still own it but it doesnt run due to a head gasket issue that i havent had time to fix ..... but it did tow a uhaul from billings mt to gadson al and never hesitated

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

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1994 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
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With the 4.0V6 and the 5 speed manual, I get around 26 MPG highway.

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Not the best city driver and is only good for one adult passenger. any others would be uncomfortable.

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Great Pickup For Light-medium Hauling, Offroading, And Daily Transportation. — Good sized pickup with enough space for passengers and definitely room for cargo. The 4.0 V6 is the engine of choice for this truck. 5 speed manual would be the best transmission. The Offroad capability of this small truck is short of perfect.

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

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2011 Ford Ranger Reviews

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I like the dependability of this vehicle. I purchased it because I had previously owned a 2001 Ford Ranger that lasted me 10 years 225,000 miles. The 4.0 V6 engine is very strong and the towing capaci... Read More

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2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

Practical. By DugK

Acts and drives like a small truck. Doesn't pretend to be anything other than a truck. No mushy car like ride. Provides good utility. Daily driver. Road and cabin noise is louder than normal. Fr... Read More

Great Starter Truck. By Brockmontgomery

I like the small size and good fuel milage. it is easy to drive and handel, that is why is a great starter vehicle. Not enough room for many passergers. overall a good pick up truck for a young driver... Read More

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2009 Ford Ranger Reviews

Great Compact Truck By Jddirtbiker

Power dome hood looks great in black. 4ad is easy to operate and works great. Good hauling capacity and a reliable truck. It's my 3rd and I had 210,000 miles on the last one and it still looked grea... Read More

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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2008 Ford Ranger Reviews

Awesome! By DucatiMarco

I love this truck - it drives great, and the Grabber Orange color makes it a head-turner. It is fun to drive, and does a good job at towing. The only down-side is I wish it had "real" rear seats, rath... Read More

Great Little Truck! By colin0008

very dependable,its my 3rd ranger.there tough,never had any issues with them,there great off roaders,they hauls very well for a small truck. hauls my 3 atv in my 7x14 trailer and packed for a fami... 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

I love my truck what can I say... She has given me some problems but always comes out stronger in the end! She has about 65k miles in her right now and I have people come up to me ans ask if its brand... Read More

Love My Truck, The Only Thing Is That The Double Cabs Should Come Out In 3ltr As Standard Though. By Mickey

Performance - acceleration - Great, braking - Needs ABS and EBS, handling - Great Build Quality - has it needed repairs? - No repairs, squeaks/rattles - None Appearance - interior - basic and functio... Read More

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