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2004 GMC Sonoma
SLS Crew Cab 4WD
No Expert Reviews
2023 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
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Although extremely popular the world over, North America has had a bit of a love-hate relationship with the Ford Ranger. Having enjoyed a fairly happy relationship since debuting in th...


2004 GMC Sonoma
SLS Crew Cab 4WD
2023 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 18 gal
Fuel Type
190 hp @ 4,400 RPM
250 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
4,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.45 in x 3.7 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 30.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 1,067 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,067 lbs 1,696 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 7,500 lbs
Length 205.3 in 210.8 in
Width 67.8 in 85.8 in
Height 63.4 in 73.6 in
Wheelbase 122.9 in 126.8 in
Bed Length 55.2 in 72.8 in

Available Options

2004 GMC Sonoma
SLS Crew Cab 4WD
2023 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Azure Gray Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Cactus Gray
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Shadow Black
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Hard Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • Retractable Tonneau Box Cover
  • Soft Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • 5" Rectangular Black Running Boards
  • 5" Rectangular Chrome Running Boards
  • Black Appearance Package
  • Chrome Appearance Package
  • FX4 Off-Road Package
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Technology Package
  • Equipment Group 501A High
  • Wheels: 18" Machined Aluminum W/Magnetic Pockets

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