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2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Ford Ranger Review

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2021 Ford
F-150

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2021 Ford
Ranger

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MSRP*
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$28,940 to $74,250
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$24,820 to $38,785
Invoice* $27,638 to $69,305 $24,075 to $37,234
MPG - City 16 - 20 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 24 - 26
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-150 than the Ford Ranger. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-150 and the Ford Ranger.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Ranger, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford F-150 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Ranger, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford F-150 is much higher than that of the Ford Ranger.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 is much wider than the Ford Ranger, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford F-150, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Ranger.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford F-150 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Ford Ranger.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Ford Ranger, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Ford F-150 will do just as well as the Ford Ranger, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford F-150 greatly outmuscles the Ford Ranger.

Utility
The Ford F-150 offers a little more seating capacity than the Ford Ranger, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-150 than the Ford Ranger, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Ranger.