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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Ford Ranger specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Ford Ranger warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB1998 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 Regular Cab 118 in. WB1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$11,485$11,955$13,305
    Invoice *$10,927$11,359$12,068
    EngineStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 152 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 2,500 rpm3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City22.0 mpg22.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy27.0 mpg27.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.5L I-4 119 HP 146 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 152 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 2,500 rpm3.0L V-6 150 HP 185 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator95 amp95 amp95 amp
    Battery540 amp with run down protection540 amp with run down protection540 amp with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.73Available:4.10Standard:3.45Available:3.734.10Standard:3.73Available:4.103.55
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.0 gal.20.0 gal.17.0 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels14.0 " silver styled steel14.0 " silver styled steel14.0 " silver styled steel
    Front TiresStandard:P205/75SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P225/70SR15.0OWL ASP225/70SR14.0OWL ASStandard:P205/75SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P225/75SR14.0OWL ASP225/70SR15.0OWL ASStandard:P205/75SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P225/70SR15.0OWL ASP225/70SR14.0OWL AS
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity33Standard:3Available:2
    Front Seat Type60-40 split-bench60-40 split-benchStandard:60-40 split-benchAvailable:sport
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:center w/storageAvailable:center w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:vinylAvailable:clothcloth
    Door TrimN/AN/Acloth w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:partialAvailable:partialpartial
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door BinsN/AN/Adual
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/Acargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpeted
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clockAM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDAvailable:singleAvailable:singleAvailable:single
    SpeakersAvailable:24Available:24Standard:2Available:4
    AmplifierN/AN/AAvailable:amplifier
    AntennaAvailable:fixedAvailable:fixedfixed
    Cruise ControlN/AN/AAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksmanualmanualStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/AAvailable:keyfob (all doors)
    Power Outlets222
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    TachometerN/AN/AAvailable:tachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelN/AN/AAvailable:tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/AAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsmanualmanualStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/AAvailable:driver
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/AAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Panic AlarmN/AN/AAvailable:panic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Cargo Length71.8 "83.8 "71.8 "
    Exterior Length187.5 "200.7 "187.5 "
    Exterior Width69.4 "69.4 "69.4 "
    Exterior Height63.9 "63.8 "63.9 "
    Wheelbase112 "118 "112 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Rear Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Turning Radius18.4 '18.4 '18.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:4,320 lbs.Available:4,740 lbs.Standard:4,360 lbs.Available:4,780 lbs.Standard:4,320 lbs.Available:4,740 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,030 lbs.3,086 lbs.3,030 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,400 lbs.2,400 lbs.2,400 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,750 lbs.2,750 lbs.2,750 lbs.
    PayloadStandard:1,260 lbs.Available:1,660 lbs.Standard:1,260 lbs.Available:1,660 lbs.Standard:1,260 lbs.Available:1,660 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,600 lbs.1,600 lbs.1,600 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.2 "42.2 "42.2 "
    Front Headroom39.2 "39.2 "39.2 "
    Front Hiproom52.7 "52.7 "52.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.5 "54.5 "54.5 "
    Exterior Cargo Width40.4 "40.4 "40.4 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume37.4 cu.ft.43.5 cu.ft.37.4 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud Flapsfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    PickupStandard:regularAvailable:flareregularStandard:regularAvailable:flare
    BumpersStandard:coloredAvailable:body-coloredStandard:coloredAvailable:body-coloredchrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/AAvailable:colored
    Grille MoldingsStandard:coloredAvailable:body-coloredStandard:coloredAvailable:body-coloredchrome
    PaintStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with badgingStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with badgingStandard:monotone with stripeAvailable:clearcoat lower accent two-tone with stripe
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote
    TraileringN/AN/Aclass not available
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/Atrailering harness
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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XLT 4x2 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
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XL 4x4 Regular Cab 112 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Regular Cab 118 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Ford Ranger safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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