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Old 01-03-2010, 09:06 AM
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I'm considering buying a 2005 2 wheel drive extended cab Ranger XL with 71,000 miles on it. It has the 3.0 v6 engine. The asking price is $9,900. I'm a little leary because of the mileage. How much mileage before these trucks start having major problems? Here's some pics. This truck is basically going to be a seconday vehicle which is why i'm looking at 2 wheel drives. Here's some photos. I'm thinking I could find a better deal for that price.
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:13 AM
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Just my opinion, but I wouldn't get an XL, even if it is a second vehicle. And yes that seems a bit much for a 2005 basic model
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:27 AM
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WOW 9,900 for a XL 05 ranger that is highway robbery

On craigslist here you can get a 05 4wd Edge for $8000 - $9000

That XL probably sold for 12K or 13K brand new
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Old 01-03-2010, 10:26 AM
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Thanks for confirming what I was thinking. For that price I could do way better.
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:55 AM
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Just my opinion, but I wouldn't get an XL, even if it is a second vehicle. And yes that seems a bit much for a 2005 basic model
nothing wrong with an XL, i have one, and its been the best truck i've ever owned... as for the price, according to KBB, hes about $1,900 overpriced for the mileage... as for the motor, i would stay away from the 3.0L, you are basically getting the power of the 2.5L with the mileage of a 4.0L... now if your looking for something quick,and good mileage get the 2.3L
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I disagree on the XL thing, sure its a good truck. But they have NO options. I would buy something with more miles on it before I ever bought an XL
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I disagree on the XL thing, sure its a good truck. But they have NO options. I would buy something with more miles on it before I ever bought an XL
It may have no options but it is a clean slate to start modding.

I had a 03 regular cab XL I traded it in on the 05 and they bought it thinking it was a 03 Edge so I eneded up with more money on the trade
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