1998 Ford Ranger User Reviews

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab Stepside SBReview
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    Fors Ranger::::::::: Buy One If U Need Space And Something To Get Around In — it takes turns really well, as well as high speeds but its gettup and go power is mediocre and its seating ability is 2 comfortably and 5 really crammed. i think its a great car for a beginer driver but if i had the money i wouldnt be driving it anymore

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    1998 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab 4WD SBReview
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    If You Are Looking For A Small Truck This Truck Is Perfect. — Good truck, not to big inside. Not many problems with engine, run great. Solid gas Mileage for a truck about 15-18 city about 20 HWY.

    Pros: Runs Great

    Cons: Kinda small and Gas keeps goin up!

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SBReview
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    Extremely Dependable — I only had a 4-cylinder so the power wasn't there. But I pulled a jet ski trailer with two trailers and it did just fine up in the mountains. I owned the truck for over 9 years and the only major maintenance was one new clutch. Otherwise it was regular scheduled maintenance. Gas mileage was pretty good too at about 20 mpg.

    Pros: Dependability

    Cons: Lack of power in the 4-cylinder

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab Stepside 4WD SBReview
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    Great Little Daily Driver — I've had my truck for about a year and beside the previous owner not maintaining the motor and foircing me to either replace it or scrap it i must say i love the little truck

    Pros: 3.0L V6 has enough pep to get the truck up to speed

    Cons: the motor and transmission combination is lacking for highway speeds

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab Stepside SBReview
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    I Love This Truck! — I bought this truck used in 2006. I wanted a very nice looking pickup that got good gas mileage and still and power and good acceleration. I have beat 1 2.2L Chevy S-10 and 2 4.3L V6 Chevy S-10's. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone!

    Pros: Gas Mileage, Acceleration, Power, Interior Room,

    Cons: None!

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab Stepside 4WD SBReview
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    Its A Great Truck. — i really like this truck. smooth ride, great engine, ,but it doesn't hold up well when you hit a stop sign.

    Pros: great long lasting engine!!!

    Cons: can't find another chrome front bumper.  

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SBReview
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    This Truck Has Been There, Done That. — I've killed the engine once, but replaced it during a long two week stretch with the help of the Buschmann boys. It's absolutely amazing in the snow with the on demand four-wheel-drive; It's conquered 2 Colorado Blizzards. The 4x4 is also great going up mountain trails. It hauls my atv with ease, pulls helpless two wheel drive cars out of snow banks, and tows very well too, including atv trailers and a 1971 V.W. Beatle. The interior includes a custom sound system installed in the suicied doors with a cassette/cd player. Also a very intimate 40/60 bench.

    Pros: It isn't trashy looking, it just looks mean.
    Limo tint deep like the president.

    Cons: A/C is currently 4 forty.
    When it comes to gasoline, it drinks like a fish.

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab SBReview
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    1998 Ford Ranger Xlt — 1998 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L 4 cyl. 5-speed Rhino bed liner-Full Z-Bart package Color: White/Crome Blue pin stripe

    Pros: Dependable, saves me from driving my car, 22-26MPG

    Cons: Low performance, then again it is a truck.

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    1998 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SBReview
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    4 Wheel Drive Stick Shift And A 3 Liter — A good truck for everyday running around and some weekend fun. Takes you where you need to go in the woods and 4 wheel drive makes the truck a true off roader with a lot of potential. Gas mileage is ok and sometimes is hard to hookup the rear tires when coming off the line. handles the corners like any other truck would and makes a statement with the bright blue paint job.

    Pros: It's a truck
    4X4
    Beautiful blue paint
    Extended cab
    Loud stereo
    Excelent 4X4 low pulling power
    stickshift: powerfull launches and awesome burnouts
    signature Ford sound at high RPMs
    Gas mileage

    Cons: A 3 liter doesn't have the power.
    2 wheel drive can't get you outta of much mud
    145k miles (can't put on a supercharger)

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    1998 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab SBReview
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    Damn Good First Car — this is my first car and i think its been a pretty good one so far. its got about 195,000 miles on it and it runs like its fairly new. it has ok acceleration, which is good for a young driver i think. great handling as its not too loose and not too tight. the brakes are fantastic because their not so touchy that you barely hit the brake and you slam your head on the steering wheel and not so stiff that you have to slam both feel on them to slow down. i cant really talk about the interior as it would vary because of previous owners, but i will say that the interior of mine feels good and is very comfortable. all in all id say its a very nice starter truck and i would consider getting a newer model later on.

    Pros: overall great performance, comfortable interior, fuel efficient, looks good

    Cons: doesnt give a whole lot of leg room, some reason my locks are messed up and the passenger door wont unlock from the outside easily or sometimes at all

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    2011 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Overall Great Vehicle By zcar690

    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

    2011 Ford Ranger Supercab Sport By Andrew

    One of the main reasons I need to get rid of it is the fact that it isnt a family vehicle and I really need more space for car seats. It does not have a bed liner. It accelerates very smoothly and has... Read More

    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

    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

    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

    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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