1991 Ford Ranger Specifications

by Keith Owings

The Ford Ranger, a compact pickup truck, made its debut in 1982. It was the best-selling compact truck in the United States for 18 consecutive years. The F-150 was originally called the "Ranger" in the early 1960s. The 1991 Ranger came with 13 trim levels, including both two- and four-wheel drive options.

Engine Specifications

There were three different engines available for the 1991 Ford Ranger. The 2.3-liter, inline four-cylinder engine produces 100 horsepower and 130 foot-pounds of torque. This powerplant has a 3.70-inch bore and a stroke of 3.30 inches, along with a compression ratio of 9:1. The 2.9-liter V6 engine produces 140 horsepower and 170 foot-pounds of torque. This V6 has a 3.66-inch bore and a stroke of 2.83 inches, with a compression ratio of 9:1. The 3.0-liter V6 engine generates 145 horsepower, 180 foot-pounds of torque with two valves per cylinder. The bore and stroke of this engine are 3.50 inches and 3.14 inches, respectively, with a compression ratio of 9:1. Four- and five-speed automatic overdrive transmissions were also available.

Fuel Economy

The two-wheel drive SuperCab has a 19.60-gallon fuel tank while the rest of the trims hold 16.30 gallons. The four-wheel drive Ranger gets 17 miles per gallon in the city and 21 MPG on the highway with a four-speed transmission. The five-speed gets 22 miles per gallon in the city and 25 MPG on the highway. The rear-wheel drive yields less, at 21 in the city and 24 on the road, with the four-speed transmission. With the five-speed transmission, the mileage markedly improves, at 24 miles per gallon in the city and 29 MPG on the highway.


All trims on the 1991 Ford Ranger have two doors and are 66.80 inches wide. The height ranges from 63.80 to 68.10 inches, depending on the trim level. The length of the Ranger ranges from 175.50 to 193.70 inches, and the wheelbase varies from 107.90 inches to 113.90 inches.

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