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The 2009 Ford Ranger, which has long been a staple in the mid-size truck market, is unchanged for 2009.

2009 Ford Ranger Model Comparison

XL Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup

General Pricing

Resale Value $25,805.00 $25,900.00 $29,725.00
Destination $720.00 $980.00 $980.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.0L V6 4.6L V8 5.4L V8
Horsepower 207 @ 5250 RPM 225 @ 4800 RPM 255 @ 4500 RPM
Torque 238 @ 3000 RPM 286 @ 3500 RPM 350 @ 2500 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 4015 4606 5409
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.3 3.6 X 3.5 3.6 X 4.2
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.3:1 9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 15 N/A N/A
Highway (mpg) 19 N/A N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3712.6 5264.6 5260.2
Wheelbase (in.) 125.9 138.0 138.0
Length (in.) 203.6 217.0 217.0
Width (in.) 71.3 79.3 79.3
Height (in.) 67.7 81.2 83.7
Track Front (in.) 58.5 69.4 69.4
Track Rear (in.) 57.3 66.6 66.6
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.2 7.0 7.0

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 42.1 43.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 33.3 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 40.0 40.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 39.1 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.5 68.1 68.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 14.1 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 52.7 65.5 65.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 18.7 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone other other
Rear Suspension beam beam beam
Tires 255/70R16 225/70R16 245/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. N/A N/A

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