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1997 Ford Ranger Splash Standard Cab Stepside SBReview
Matthew writes:
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Good Reliable Truck. — I liked it. Of course it leaves you wanting more. But it is very reliable and attractive considering the looks of some.

Pros: Pretty and a good solid everyday truck with a little flash.

Cons: Fiberglass bed that can't take the impact that a normal bed can. Weak engine that didn't have much pull.

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SBReview
Jonathan writes:
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Daily Driver — no power, even with lead foot still gets 20 mpg, one day could have a 7.3 power stroke and a full banks system, lowered and dauly, possibly have 2 rear dualy axles

Pros: decent gasmilage, truck, gets me places

Cons: 4 cyclinder, tonnea cover, glass pack makes it sound like a pissed off bumble bee

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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SBReview
Stycks writes:
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172,000 Miles And I Still Enjoy Driving It. — Comfortable and good handling. Good ergos. Reasonably good power. Love the stereo.

Owner for 11 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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1997 Ford Ranger Review
Johncharles says:
vs2000 Chevrolet S-10 LB RWD
1997 Ford Ranger winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Family Car Ranked 2000 Chevrolet S-10 LB RWD worse.
"Rear seats"
Value Ranked 2000 Chevrolet S-10 LB RWD better.
"Price of pre-owned"
1997 Ford Ranger STX Standard Cab 4WD LB Review
Guru9DL24D says:
vs1937 Ford Pick Up
1997 Ford Ranger STX Standard Cab 4WD LB winning categories:
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  • Handling
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Handling Ranked 1937 Ford Pick Up worse.
"I like the still of the Ford Ranger"
Would Buy Ranked 1937 Ford Pick Up worse.
"Yes and i will buy it for$ 5. 00"
1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
Dan says:
It is the replacement for my 4 cylinder ranger. Even with 4.0 v6 it struggles to get on freeway. Five speed auto in town is awesome. Its my winter beater and gen purpose truck. My only regret is not putting on P265s when I bought tires. Now Im stuck with P235 tires and a speedo thats off by 10%. If I had just looked at the door sticker.
vs1994 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab SB
1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB winning categories:
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SB Review
Jess says:
I loved my 97 but man was it missing top end on the highway. She would do anything you asked though.
vs1988 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB
1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SB winning categories:
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Power Ranked 1988 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB better.
"The 2.9l is great on gas and will get up and go when you ask."
Value Ranked 1988 Ford Ranger STX Extended Cab SB worse.
"You cant beat a cheap truck that doesnt loose a whole lot of value while you drive it."
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SB Review
mccmichael says:
Best lil truck ever
vs1997 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Extended Cab SB
1997 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SB winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Extended Cab SB worse.
"Low end torque"
Looks/Style Ranked 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Extended Cab SB worse.
"Sportier "
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2021 Ford Ranger Reviews

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Love it , had a f 150 before and this fits better in parking spaces . Tows my 4000 lb boat great ! Read More

Review By rayantasek

This truck does surprisingly well towing. The only feature missing is a heated steering wheel. Read More

2020 Ford Ranger Reviews

Review By SlickVick21

Beautiful Truck! Hands down the best mid size truck on the market! Read More

Review By Guru9CYYJM

The 2020 Ranger has a good ride more room in side then it looks and can be gotten with more features then u can believe. The XLT. FX2 we test rode/drove was very nice Read More

2019 Ford Ranger Reviews

Review By Tkillian79

Compact, noises , drives okay, stylish don’t care much for the eco start system Read More

Review By Jose Angel

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

Review By Guru9CTQK9

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

Review By James

Something I feel is that car manufacturers dont want you to be comfortable in a small pick up and they are hoping to direct you to one of their pricey behemoths . The Ranger is an example of this . Th... Read More

2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

Review By Marty

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

Review By Guru9YQBL9

Engine compartment was full of sand, both sides were scratched up, needs new shifter, new rear bumper, and new tire rims. Read More

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