How big is the Ranger?
When driving around Vancouver you may get the feeling that getting the new 2019 Ford Ranger might be a little big, think again. The Ranger is a little bit smaller than its competitors, but not in a way that matters for anybody except the statisticians. It’s the second-smallest midsize on sale, after the Frontier. Its 126.8-inch wheelbase and 210.8-inch overall length are a smidge less than the Colorado (128.3/212.7 respectively) and the Tacoma (127.4/212.3). And those two trucks come in a longer-wheelbase format, as well, while the Ranger’s two cabs and two-bed sizes both utilize the same wheelbase and come in at the same overall length.
Speaking of bed size, the SuperCab’s bed is 72.8 inches long and 44.8 inches wide. The SuperCrew’s shorter bed is 61 inches long and the same width. That’s a hair wider than the Colorado and about 2 inches wider than the Tacoma. The longer of Ranger’s beds is a smidge shorter than the competitors, and the short bed is right in between the Colorado and Tacoma. Long story short, it’s a matter of inches in these major exterior dimensions, and it’s not going to severely impact how many 2x4s you can carry. The Jeep Gladiator is only offered with a short 5-foot bed.
For more information on the 2019 Ford Ranger come on down to Magnuson Ford in Abbotsford for a test drive.