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Old 10-03-2007
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Differences Between Ranger Models

We always seem to get questions about what the differences between the FX4 and the lvl II are so....
2005 Ranger Year
Three Engine Choices

* 2.3-liter DOHC I-4 producing 143 hp and 154 lb-ft of torque.
* 3.0-liter OHV V-6 engine with 148 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque.
* 4.0-liter SOHC V-6 that produces 207 hp and 238 lb-ft of torque.

A five-speed manual transmission is standard, or you can choose the optional five-speed automatic.

Standard Safety Features

* Four-wheel anti-lock brakes
* Frontal air bags and safety belts with front pretensioners
* Outboard seating positions and side intrusion door beams.
* LATCH child seat mounts are provided in the front passenger seat on all models.
* 24-hour Roadside Assistance on all models.

Major Equipment and Options

Ranger XL:

* 15-inch steel wheels
* black front and rear bumpers
* black bar-style grille with black grille surround
* manual side mirrors
* interval wipers
* rally gauge cluster
* AM/FM stereo with clock
* black vinyl flooring
* 60/40 vinyl split bench seat (cloth on SuperCab)

Ranger XLT adds:

* chrome front and rear bumpers
* chrome grille surround
* styled side mirrors
* 15-inch, seven-spoke steel wheels on 4x2 or 16-inch cast aluminum wheels on 4x4
* interior carpeting and floor mats
* AM/FM stereo with CD player

Ranger EDGE adds:

* tow hooks (4x4 only)
* body-color grille surround
* bumpers and wheel-lip moldings
* honeycomb grille
* three wheel variations
* textured vinyl flooring
* white-faced rally gauges
* AM/FM stereo with MP3/CD player and cassette
* air conditioning and cloth split-bench seat

Ranger FX4 adds:

* limited-slip rear axle
* black wheel-lip moldings
* skid plates
* premium shocks
* step bars
* 16-inch, five-spoke aluminum wheels
* all-terrain tires
* rear jump seats
* tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel with speed control
* power windows, mirrors and locks with remote keyless entry

Ranger FX4 Level II adds:

* Torsen limited-slip rear axle
* body-color grille surround
* bright front tow hooks
* rear tow hook
* 15-inch forged Alcoa aluminum wheels with BF Goodrich All-Terrain "KO" T/A tires
* skid plates front, mid and aft
* Bilstein shocks
* two-tone bucket seats
* center console
* chrome shifter (manual)
* AM/FM stereo with MP3/CD player and cassette

Ford Ranger Options

* Tremor package
* Class III towing
* payload package
* limited slip axle
* chrome trim package
* power equipment group
* privacy glass
* automatic transmission
* leather-trimmed seats
* four-wheel drive
* Regular or SuperCab configurations
* 6- or 7-foot cargo box
* bed extender, bed liner and sliding rear window

Source: http://trucks.about.com/od/2005fordt...ranger_new.htm

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My edge didn't come with any white faced gauges, b&^*&^s
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thats the 05 ranger, guess i should post that...
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can you imagine buying a ranger back in the mid '80's? here were the models to chose from:
ranger "s"
xlt lariat
bigfoot cruiser

those are just the body styles! there were regular cabs, supercabs, 6 foot or 7 foot beds, engine choices....

these models were factory options from ford. they were not built by another dealer such as saleen or rousch.
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