Looking at the entry-level workhorses in the Ford Ranger line-up, we find out how much weight the models can carry without damaging the vehicle or becoming unsafe.
The new Ford Ranger isn’t just a pretty face. The model is well respected for its capabilities, whether it be load carrying or just tackling tough offload terrain. In this article, we will be looking more specifically at the entry-level models in the line-up and find out just how much the maximum payload is.
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Can the Ford Ranger carry 1 ton?
As mentioned earlier, for this comparison, we are looking at three entry-level Ford Ranger models that will typically be used for carrying heavy loads to and from job sites. We will include both manual and automatic derivatives, as even though the difference in capability is sometimes marginal, there is a difference.
|Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT single cab XL manual||Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT single cab XL auto||Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT SuperCab XL manual||Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT SuperCab XL auto||Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT double cab XL manual||Ford Ranger 2.0 SiT double cab XL auto|
|Load carrying capacity||1145 kg||1121 kg||988 kg||964 kg||936 kg||907 kg|
*The figures in this table were correct at the time of writing this article; however, they can change at any moment and without notice.
As can be seen with the single-cab derivatives, the Ford Ranger is capable of carrying loads that exceed 1 ton. However, in the SuperCab and double-cab models, the maximum capacity will be below 1 ton, but as seen in the figures, not by much.
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