2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FX4 Off Road
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Engine

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

15/19

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$24,760

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Summary

The 2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FX4 Off Road is a popular compact pickup truck that has been America’s best-selling in its category for 16 consecutive years. It boasts a sporty new interior design, updated exterior styling, and a Pioneer audio system. The suspension has been retuned to provide a more comfortable ride. The truck is available in various models, including the Edge, Tremor, and FX4. Prices for the basic work trucks start at under $16,000, and there are many options available, such as a powerful 4.0-liter V6 engine, a five-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive. Buyers should also keep an eye out for cash rebates that can significantly reduce the price.

2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FX4 Off Road price

Base MSRP

$24,760

Delivery charges

$620

Invoice price

Total price

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

Driver's

Passenger's

Side Barrier Rating Driver

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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FX4 Off Road warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

36/36,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

36/36,000

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2004 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L FX4 Off Road Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Pebble w/Cloth 60/40 Split Bench Seat
Medium Dark Flint w/Cloth 60/40 Split Bench Seat
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Exterior Colors
Dark Shadow Gray Clearcoat Metallic
Bright Red Clearcoat
Sonic Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Oxford White Clearcoat...

Engine

Type Gas V6
Drive Type 4-Wheel Drive
Horsepower (rpm) 5,250
Horsepower (hp) 207
Torque (rpm) 3,000
Torque Lb (ft) 238

Fuel

Tank Capacity (gal) 19.50
Tank Capacity (lit) 73.81

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 19
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City (mi) 292.5
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 370.5

Transmission

Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 5
Description Manual
First Gear Ratio 3.72
Second Gear Ratio 2.20
Third Gear Ratio 1.50
Fourth Gear Ratio 1
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.79
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.40
Transfer Case Gear Ratio High 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio Low 2.48
Transfer Case Model Warner 1354

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x -TBD-

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length Without Rear Bumper (in) 201.70
Overall Width (in) 70.30
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 70.30
Overhang Front (in) 33.30
Overhang Rear Without Bumper (in) 42.50
Wheelbase (in) 125.90

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.20
Rear Head Room (in) 35.60
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.80
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 15.30
Front Hip Room (in) 52.70
Rear Hip Room (in) 19.80
Front Leg Room (in) 42.20
Rear Leg Room (in) 40.30
Cargo Box Height (in) 16.50
Cargo Box Floor Length (in) 1,823.72
Cargo Box Floor Width (in) 52
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 40.40

Weights

Curb Weight As Spec'D (lb) 3,594
Payload As Spec'D (lb) 1,526
Curb Weight (lb) 3,594
Curb Weight Front (lb) 2,155
Curb Weight Rear (lb) 1,439
Gross Axle Weight Rating (lb) 5,600
Gross Combined Weight Rating (lb) 7,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lb) 5,120
Max Payload Capacity (lb) 1,526
Option Weight Front (lb) 0
Option Weight Rear (lb) 0
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 43
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall (ft) 45.20
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 21.50
Turning Radius Wall To Wall (ft) 22.60

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 200
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 2,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 900
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 6,000

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Drum Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 11.28
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 1.02

Tires

Front Tire Size P245/75R16
Rear Tire Size P245/75R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Type All-Terrain

Suspensions

Front Type Torsion Bar
Rear Type 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Front Axle Independent SLA
Rear Axle Ford Semi-Floating

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 02/17/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V076000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2004-2006 Ranger Vehicles That May Be Equipped With A Driver Or Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Used As A Replacement Service Part, That May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, Temperature And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Frontal Air Bag, An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Driver And Passenger Air Bag Module, And Replace Either The Module Or The Inflator, If Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 17, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S05.

  • Recall Date 02/16/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V081000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2005-2014 Mustang, 2004-2011 Ranger, 2009-2011 Mercury Milan, 2006 Ford Gt, 2008-2012 Fusion, 2007-2010 Edge And Lincoln Mkx, And 2009-2010 Lincoln Mkz Vehicles. These Vehicles May Be Equipped With A Driver Or Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Used As A Replacement Service Part, That May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, Temperature And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Frontal Air Bag, An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Driver And Passenger Air Bag Module, And Replace Either The Module Or The Inflator, If Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 17, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S05.

  • Recall Date 12/11/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V787000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Superseding A Previous Recall For Certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger Trucks To Implement A Final Repair. Upon Deployment Of The Driver Side Frontal Air Bag, Excessive Internal Pressure May Cause The Inflator To Rupture.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Driver'S Frontal Air Bag, The Inflator Could Rupture With Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Potentially Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Driver'S Frontal Air Bag Inflator With An Alternate Inflator, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began January 16, 2018. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 17S42. Note: This Recall Supersedes Recall 16V-036 Which Was An Interim Repair. Vehicles That Received A Replacement Air Bag Inflator Under The Previous Campaign Need To Return To A Dealer To Have An Alternate Inflator Installed.

  • Recall Date 12/11/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V788000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Superseding A Previous Recall For Certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger Trucks To Implement A Final Repair. Upon Deployment Of The Passenger Side Frontal Air Bag, Excessive Internal Pressure May Cause The Inflator To Rupture.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Passenger'S Frontal Air Bag, The Inflator Could Rupture With Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants, Potentially Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Passenger'S Frontal Air Bag Inflator With An Alternate Inflator, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began January 16, 2018. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 17S42. Note: This Recall Supersedes Recall 15V322 Which Was An Interim Repair. Vehicles That Received A Replacement Air Bag Inflator Under The Previous Campaign Need To Return To A Dealer To Have An Alternate Inflator Installed. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 17S42.

  • Recall Date 01/25/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V036000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2004-2006 Ranger Vehicles Manufactured March 24, 2003, To May 4, 2006. Upon Deployment Of The Driver Side Frontal Air Bag, Excessive Internal Pressure May Cause The Inflator To Rupture.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Driver'S Frontal Air Bag, The Inflator Could Rupture With Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Potentially Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Air Bag Inflators, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began February 26, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S03. Note: This Recall Supersedes 14V-343 And Only Applies To Rangers Manufactured In North America.

  • Recall Date 05/28/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V322000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2004-2006 Ranger Trucks Manufactured March 24, 2003, To May 4, 2006. 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.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Passenger'S Frontal Air Bag, The Inflator Could Rupture With Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Potentially Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On December 4, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S22. Note: This Recall Partially Supersedes Recall 14V-787.

  • Recall Date 07/13/2011

    Campaign ID; 11V352000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2011 Ranger Trucks Built From January 25, 2011, Through April 25, 2011 At The Twin Cities Assembly Plant, And Service Parts Distributed To Dealers For Certain 2004 Through 2011 Model Year Ranger Trucks, 2002 Through 2005 Model Year Excursion Vehicles, And 2002 Through 2007 Model Year F-250, F-350, F-450, And F-550 Trucks For Failing To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." The Multi-Function Switch Was Shipped With A Subcomponent (Slider) That May Experience Deformation. A Multi-Function Switch With A Deformed Slider May Malfunction Causing The Turn Signal, Tail Lights, Hazard Warning Signal Flashers And/Or Brake Lights Not To Activate.

    Recall Consequences

    Non-Functioning Lights Could Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Switches Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On August 15, 2011. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 05/11/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E025000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Dope, Inc. Is Recalling 42,540 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dope, Inc. Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On July 28, 2009. Owners May Contact Dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798.

  • Recall Date 07/17/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E065000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Aj Motorsport Combination Lamps Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On The Above Listed Passenger Vehicles. Combination Lamps Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Lack Of Amber Side Reflectors In The Lamps Will Decrease Lighting Visibility To Other Drivers And May Possibly Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Aj Motorsport Will Notify Owners And Offer Reimbursement For The Lamps. The Recall Began On July 31, 2006. Owners May Contact Aj Motorsport At 626-618-2026.

  • Recall Date 07/14/2004

    Campaign ID; 04V331000

    Component Structure

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Pickup Trucks, The Frame May Have A Center Rail Section Flange That Was Not Formed Properly.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Side Impact Crash, The Frame Rail Scould Puncture The Fuel Tank, Resulting In A Fuel Leak. Fuel Leakage, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, Could Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Frame To Determine Whether The Frame Was Incorrectly Manufactured. If There Is A Problem, The Vehicle Will Not Be Repaired. Ford And The Dealer Will Replace The Vehicle. The Recall Began On July 19, 2004. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

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