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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SBReview
Joe writes:
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Great Truck For Anyone. — Performance - Strong acceleration, lots of torque. Braking isn't the best out there, stock that is. Handles like a sports car. Build Quality - Plenty of room in the engine bay for upgrades, no squeaks or rattles whatsoever. No major replacements besides a thermostat (not major). Appearance - Very easy to make these trucks look different and stand out, just takes some time. Cost of Ownership - Truck was 17,899 new. Maintenance isn't expensive unless your paying someone else to do it. 20-23 gas mileage. Fun Factor - Very smooth and powerful truck = fun

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

Pros: They always have alot of potential.

Cons: None

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1997 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab Stepside SBReview
Marc-Antoine writes:
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Ford Ranger 1997 — Good Truck, good on gaz, slow on performance, Fun in Manual transmision with a long speed shift stick, good on quality, need more stock equipement, need more place beind seat got good brakes, good handling for a pickup missing some confort XD

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Look, Gaz Consomption

Cons: Low power

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SBReview
Jose writes:
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Keeps On Truckin' — The Ranger accelerates pretty well; I mean i can beat most other light trucks off the Red light. It is also very well built, save for the occasional parts that need replacing. Unfortunately the Gas mileage is pretty low, but the Truck is both fun to drive and has an abundance of after market parts available. The 97 ranger looks good, but in my opinion the 98 look much better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its practical, and fun!

Cons: Gas mileage is pretty low

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SBReview
Benjamin writes:
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All Around Good Truck — Relly good truck to own it out works any dodge or chevey any day I have had up to 3000 lbs in the bed of it and she drove like it was nothing. She has a lot of power for a 4 celender

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its a Ford

Cons: only a 4 celender

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab Stepside SBReview
John writes:
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Great Little Truck — still in showroom condition 75,000 miles great truck never had any problems i own two other rangers 2001 and a 2002 all three are good trucks i wouldn't own any other truck. Fords are the best **** the rest i sold my 90 ranger at 150,000 mi and the guy still drives it everyday

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

Pros: just a nice looking truck

Cons: none

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1997 Ford RangerReview
Kelsey writes:
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Super — I admit this thing isn't great in the snow, but this car drove great otherwise. It could turn on a dime, drove great, wow I miss that thing. I never thought I would drive a truck, but I loved that thing!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Awesome

Cons: If your ranger is rear-wheel drive, don't drive in the snow.

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1997 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab 4WD SBReview
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Sweet Deal — I bought my truck for $400. i put about $1400 in the truck maintence wise. I love every minute of it. it shines like a dimond when shes clean. its a little slow on the get up and go, but i love to drive it with the locker in the rear and my 31x10.50s.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Clean look and fun to drive

Cons: Rear abs unit failure and AUTOMATIC HUB FAILURE

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SBReview
Mitchell writes:
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Your Last Resort Of Transportation — Its too old! and after i put the lowering kit on it it kinda creeks like an old man. other than that ive never had any problems with my truck. also it is a stick with 160, 000 on the original clutch it sucks

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

Pros: nothing

Cons: everything

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SBReview
Jeff writes:
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Affordable Tough Truck — I have a 2.3 L and it is pretty slow. The thing is tough as a rock though. 20MPG :). I like working on it and can be cleaned up very nicely. Ride qualtiy is fine, it would be nicer if I got new shocks.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Affordabilty

Cons: it isn't a show car, but could be made into one

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1997 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab SBReview
Tyler1679 writes:
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Ok — it needs a transmission. but the body is in good shape. motor has 160,000 miles though. it gets me rom A to B. it only cost me 1200. i put 1600 into it though. light truck so it can be fun around corners when its not actiing up.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliable

Cons: Transmission

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2020 Ford Ranger Reviews

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2019 Ford Ranger Reviews

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Excellent truck, very robust and beautiful. The technology included in my Ranger is very advanced and the off-road features are equivalent to some high-enf jeep wrangler. Read More

2011 Ford Ranger Reviews

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The Truck is what we were looking for and it is in excellent conditions. Read More

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2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

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Great for what I needed. A couple of minor issues but overall works great. Read More

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