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2010 Ford Ranger XL ShortBed Regular Cab Truck

2010 Ford Ranger Review

(2 Stars)  Aged, but still capable

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Overview
The Ford Ranger has been around for some time and this classically designed small truck has not received any real design changes since 1998 and it is starting to show. This year will actually be the last year for the Ranger. Ford has already announced that it will be discontinued in 2011 after that years release. Even though the Ford Ranger has not seen many changes it is still a consistent seller for Ford and because of its favorable fuel economy it offers a great choice for those looking for a lot of external storage, some towing capability and a daily driver all in one.

The inline 4 cylinder motor is not a big powerful engine, but offers plenty of strength for the Rangers small size and makes the entry level models very affordable. The Ranger does not offer much when it comes to add-on features for the interior, but these barebones trucks are exactly what some consumers are looking for, a useable truck and at a great price. The Ranger start at under $18,000 and can be upgraded with a bigger V-6 engine and towing packages to make it even more durable and functional.

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2010 Ranger XL Short Bed Regular Cab Pickup Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.3L in-linefour-cylinder DOHC and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 22 MPG city, 27 MPG highway, 24 MPG combined and 408 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
17.0gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 143 hp @ 5,250 rpm; 154 ft lb of torque @ 3,750 rpm

'10 Ford XL ShortBed Regular Cab Truck Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Power Outlet(s)
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
  Safety  
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
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