2001 Ford Ranger User Reviews

2001 Ford Ranger Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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Very nice color and body style.

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Sluggish transmission

tdwhite
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It Will Do Vehicle — This is nice looking truck. This is our second Ford Ranger. Good round-about rig for local commuting. Holds a 12 foot aluminum boat for fishing our local lakes. It gets okay gas mileage. Drives well in the rain. Good radio.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XL 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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It's a truck so you can throw things in the bed

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Tiny back "seat", poor fuel economy

BigD290
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Small — I don't like much about this truck. It's small all around, it is cheaply made, and the extra four miles to the gallon you get over a similar year full size truck or SUV is not worth the sacrifices in size.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab Stepside SB Review
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Excellent truck that has 4wd power. Really nice looking four door with trailer package.
Beautiful red color with matching camper shell and charcoal interior.  Stylish stepside. Well maintained.

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Four wheel drive cuts down some on mileage.

Beason
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Great Looking And Dependable 4wd Ranger! — This is a beautiful truck with 4wd power, power windows and locks, and a dependable engine. The camper shell adds both looks and style, as well as practical use for carrying cargo from the store, or golf clubs!!! No mechanical problems and well maintained.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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No problems with the engine block.  Runs smooth after 98K.   Have had issues with emission sensor, oil pressure sensor.  Replaced alternator at 80K.  With regular maintenance, this is a reliable vehicle.

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Not real strong on hill climbing.

stevelvv
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Nice Little Truck. Gave Good Service 8+ Years. — Seems like electrical issues are the only problems. Good engine. It is ready for 100,000 mile routine maintenance and still idles good. Get good mileage from the tires (45,000). Clutch was replaced at 97000 miles, so can't really complain. Only major part to fail so far was the alternator at 80,000 miles. Went ahead and replaced the ball joints, so expect it to go to the next milestone of 125,000 without major expenses.

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

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2001 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Extended Cab SB Review
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works good for light work

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had clutch issues when i first got it but it wasnt nothing unexpected

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Its A Good Running Truck — Had to put a clutch in it but it was because of the first owners driving habits. And I also had to replace the leaf spring hangers on both sides in the rear. Great on Gas I can get 24 to 25 on the highway. in the city it pulls about 20. Its different to drive than my Favorite S-10

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr Edge 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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Good vehical,

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It's not my Emmett

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Good Little Truck For Small A Town Gal. — Its a good little truck, because it's an edge the acceleration is almost like a sports car, goes fast in little time in gear shifting, new breaks and what not cost a ass load, it handles well, moves at the slightest caress of the hand. The only thing is that it squeeks! I don't know why or from what, took it into the shop but HE DIDN"T FIX IT! >< ugh. i was so mad. any how the truck is plain old white, bad when it snows cause no one can freaking see a White Truck in the snow. The interior is the standard ford Ranger model, for some reason, this one guzzles more gas than my old truck but it gets me from a to b and does alot of work and hauling so it gets used.. Fun Factor, the truck has more Get up and Go than my old one. Other than that, to me it's a truck i'm not all that fond of it. i'm bias because in the end of the day I've had a better truck, this one doesn't hold the sentimental value the other did. RIP Emmett, don't worry if I ever come across that Richard ever again I'll shank him with the scrap I saved from you.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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nice driving

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ford

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Nice Small Truck — fun for propulsion /gas mileage is ... not too much .../personaly i love the appearance/correct quality build but its still ford... / nice acceleration for a truck and braking too is ... correct, the handling is the key of fun on this truck!! lol

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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its a ford and they tend to last the longest

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if u cant drive a car u shouldnt touch this truck

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Buy One — it runs great its a ford it is a 4x4 its an 01 it is fun to drive good work truck cant it only cost me 5800$ to own it will pull my trailers i can use it to scap and have no problem hauling heavy loads

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab Stepside SB Review
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4X4, gets around good in bad weather.

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only bad thing is it isn't for pulling heavy loads

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Good Truck, Serves It's Purpose Well — performanc-3.0 litre v6- keeps up gas mileage a little and has enough power. build Quality-good over all it can take alot more than most people would think. appearance- looks good, good color, stepside bed. Cost of ownership- gas mileage good for a truck. holds up good so maintenance isn't an issue. it can be fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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4X4 ablity

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Small gas tank

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A Good Truck — This was a really good truck was a very capable 4X4 went almost anywhere. The ride quality was more like a car then a truck did ok on gas mileage but had a very small gas tank 9 gallons. Over all a really good truck.

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

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2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

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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

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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

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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

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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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