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The transmission of the 1996 Ford Ranger is a four-speed automatic. It replaced the earlier manual gearbox. The engine in this truck is a 4.0-liter overhead-cam V6. The first generation of this vehicle was powered by an inline-six. For the second generation, a four-speed manual transmission was available. A four-speed automatic transmission was available for the 1997 model.
The third-generation Ford Ranger was redesigned for 1989. It retained the XL and XLT trim levels, and a new sport model. The STX and Splash trims were eliminated and replaced with an XL Fleet model. The C5 also featured a lock-up clutch in the torque converter. The transmission's hump can be felt when the car is raised on an engine stand.
In 1995, the Ford Ranger was upgraded to a full electronic control system. It replaced its three-slot manual transmission with a four-speed automatic. The 4.0-liter V6 engine became standard equipment for the pickup. A new optional package, the Ranger GT, offered a higher-performance stance and an improved handling. The 1996 Ford Ranger was also the first model to be offered with performance tires.
The Ford Ranger was sold in a variety of trim levels from 1983 to 1989. The first model, the two-door standard cab, was produced in 1981. The second generation, the SuperCrew, was sold in the United States as a four-door pickup. The Ford Ranger is the last generation of the Ranger. The third-generation ranger was redesigned to increase its capability and appeal.
The 1997 Ford Ranger received a mid-cycle redesign. The Ranger's interior was completely redesigned, with improved aerodynamics, ergonomics, and legibility. It was also equipped with a column-mounted gearshift, and the key-release button was removed from the steering column in manual-transmission Rangers. It was the first model to be available with four-wheel drive.
The third-generation Ranger used a 2.5-liter Lima four-cylinder engine from 1998 to 2001. The 2.5-liter Lima engine was wider than its predecessor and offered more horsepower. Its 2.3-liter inline-four engine was based on the Ford Explorer. The V6 was still available for the ranger. Its 5.0-liter counterpart was the first to get dual airbags, and the newest version has a longer wheelbase.
The Ford Ranger is a truck that was produced from 1983 to 1992. It is powered by a 4.0-liter Cologne V6 engine. It is a pickup truck with an all-new bed and a twin spark-plug Pinto engine. The vehicle's name was changed to the Ranger for the 1995 model year. The truck was renamed in the United States as the F-150.