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Ford Ranger
2021 Ford Ranger
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$24,820
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Nissan Frontier
2022 Nissan Frontier
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$27,840
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Ram Dakota
2011 Ram Dakota
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$23,210
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.8L V6 Gas
Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 18 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.8L V6 Gas
3.7L V6 Gas
Horsepower
270 hp @ 5500 rpm
310 hp @ 6400 rpm
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
281 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,333 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
6,720 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
20 MPG
17 MPG
City
19 MPG
18 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
18 MPG
24 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 (2020) Tons/yr
8.8 Tons/yr
11.0 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
21.1 gallons
22 gallons
Cruising Range City
342 miles
379.8 miles
330 miles
Cruising Range Highway
324 miles
506.4 miles
440 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
210.8 in
210.2 in
N/A
Height
70.7 in
71.7 in
68.6 in
Max Width
77.8 in
73 in
71.7 in
Wheelbase
126.8 in
126 in
131.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.1 in
42.3 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
41 in
39.9 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.6 in
58.2 in
57.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
54.3 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
30.4 in
26.2 in
32.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.9 in
36.6 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.2 in
52.4 in
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
52.2 in
56.9 in

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
42 ft
43.5 ft
44 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 7"
16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7"
16" x 7"
16" x 7.0"

Tires

Front Tire
P255/70SR16
P265/70SR16
P245/70R16
Rear Tire
P255/70SR16
P265/70SR16
P245/70R16
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Shadow Black Metallic
  • Velocity Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Red Alert
  • Super Black
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
  • Deep Water Blue Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
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