Biggest I would even think about would be a very very small lightweight, narrow trailer. Accept cookies Towing Capacities When towing a trailer great care should be taken and more responsibility accepted. I may have had a really good one but that truck had great power. Plenty power averaged 20mpg commuting, 23 mpg highway at 60mph. I don't see how Ford sells them.
The affected vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. But if you look in your manual, front area is a big consideration for the ranger. I pull a 5,500+ pound boat with my '03 V8 with tow package rated at 7,200 lbs. Recall Date 2016-01-25 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Ranger vehicles manufactured March 24, 2003, to May 4, 2006. It hauls loads of wood or dirt, can tow more than 5,500 pounds, and drives like a truck, with a stiff, rough ride, loud engine, and poor chassis dynamics. I have just returned from a 2,700 mile trip pulling two 2 full sized motorcycles 675 on a Kendon Motorcycle Trailer 300-400. Recall Date 2017-12-11 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger trucks to implement a final repair.
Exterior Rangers come in three sizes, with a choice of two cabs and bed lengths. Ford's number for this recall is 17S42. The regular cab with a bench seat can fit three for short rides, but taller drivers will find that the SuperCab allows the front seat to travel farther aft for more legroom. Wow, that's a heavy trailer! A five-speed-manual gearbox is standard, and a five-speed automatic is optional. I have my first Ranger. If you are expecting to drive 80 mph talking on phone and drinking coffee, forget it.
This is where the smaller lighter truck comes into play. On the other side the 5120 dry weight does not include factory options, dealer options, nor any of your camping gear. Perhaps if it's the last generation I4 in a truck with 4. Show full review Vehicle Overview Ford continues to give compact-pickup buyers plenty of choices. Fresh entries into the segment by , , , , and are all more refined, more stylish, more powerful, and in most cases, a better value. Even a small popup will easily hold 700 lbs of gear, plus another 200 lbs of water. For the record, Ford discontinued the 3.
Generally this is based on the total train weight car + caravan which can be started on a 12% gradient. Also claiming a horsepower figure lower than the 151-hp Focus is Ford's 3. Drove it foot to carpet three times across state 400 miles each way. If you are asking about a car or truck you own, try reading your owner's manual. We had an I4 Ranger before that and it really struggled towing the loaded landscape trailer which only ever weighed about 2000lbs max.
I carry less than 200 lbs of tools now but I drive much more. On that particular truck, the trans is not capable of handling the extra load. I know the one I had would pull two sleds on open trailer and my 2011 Ranger with 4. Regular Cab SuperCab SuperCrew 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4. If I was hauling anything like the 5k cargo trailer I used in construction the Ranger couldn't compare. My ranger is an 02 fx4. The Ranger is classic, without any of the charm the term implies.
A bench seat comes standard for traditional truck cruising, but sport buckets are an option, as are leather seating and a leather steering wheel. A five-speed manual transmission is standard with each engine; a five-speed automatic is optional. My plan is to pull an ultra light trailer or 5th wheel in the 3800 lb range loaded. If you tow, the Ranger offers a respectable capacity, but Toyota, Dodge, and Nissan all beat it by 1,000 to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped, and each of those trucks also offers more headroom, legroom, cargo space, refinement, and power. Is there any advice or suggestions I should be aware of? We have loaded the bed down with scrap metal till the suspension had bottomed out, at it is still less than 2,000 lbs which is within the rated towing capacity. The continued, slow-paced evolution sees a minor 2006 exterior freshening that masks a dated truck bred to compete with models no longer on the market. I am already a great driver, it'll just mean getting the hang of shifting.
If I get the truck, it will be my first vehicle and first time driving a standard. Added a 2005 Escape front drive 5speed to fleet. I'm pretty confident of that one. Your 3800 lb camper could easily gross 5000 lbs before you know it. Mine was a dog but didn't matter if empty or loaded.