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Old 03-11-2010, 11:17 AM
Scotty5x5 Scotty5x5 is offline
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The new CR is out and I wonder whay you guys think of the terrible rating the Ranger gets?
Now I like Jap cars, I have owned 2 z cars and I have a Civic and an Avalon now but I just can't see the trucks being that much better than the Ranger. I also don't know why they put the Ridgeline in with the small trucks. ANyway I think this sucks or am I missing something?
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Old 03-11-2010, 11:28 AM
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Im shocked to see a non-toyota at the top lol

they have no idea what they are talking about, they do a quick drive, and receive bias info from consumers, nothing good really. They even talk shit about the new Taurus.
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Old 03-11-2010, 11:34 AM
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Ridgeline is a compact truck? parked next to an F150 they are almost the same identical size............HMMMMMM?

Now I do like the Frontiers not the prettiest but a very stout little truck
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Old 03-11-2010, 11:40 AM
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Ohh like I would ever consider looking at a magazine when buying a truck. I want something with older technology, older styling and easy-to-modify technology. The ranger is just that!
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:08 PM
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The ridgeline has a really small bed.
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:16 PM
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all those things are stupid anyway. There was one saying the ranger was too truck like in it handling. Well it is a truck
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:31 PM
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all those things are stupid anyway. There was one saying the ranger was too truck like in it handling. Well it is a truck
They just don't want that much truck for their money.
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:39 PM
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Consumer reports is full of bunch of bull shit. Every domestic car to them is a piece of junk and every foreign car is praised to the almighty heavens.
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:43 PM
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I had fun looking up starting prices for canadian models:

Ridgeline 34990$
Frontier V6 28048$
Tacoma V6 28380$
Ranger V6 18780$

Trust me, for 10k i can make the truck handle much better, and safer too.
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:05 PM
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The Ridgline is not even a truck I say all it is in my eyes is just a Chevy Avalanche clone. I have never seen anybody use the Ridgeline to pull a trailer or a camper let alone one with a quad in the back of it. I am surprised Toyota is that high up with all the problems they are facing right now. But one guy was right all reporters do is just take one jont in the truck and write a story from there they don't take long enough rides in all these vehicles because of their work schedules.
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:18 PM
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Consumer reports does not know what they are talking about! I was glancing at the newest one the other day in Books-A-Million and noticed how they said that the 2010 F-150 does not have full time 4wd available but they noted that the Silverado does.WTF??? Unless they mean awd, which you can get on a Harley F-150, you can get 4wd on almost every trim.... They're probably just a bunch of people who have no real knowledge of vehicles. They're just downgrading the ranger because it has remained virtually unchanged over the years. Never rely 100% on what a magazine tells you!!!
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Old 03-11-2010, 10:27 PM
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When they say "full-time" 4x4, they do mean awd. I didn't realize they were still making the Harley F-150s or any of the Harley trucks for that matter.
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:56 AM
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Doesnt matter, isnt Ford discontinuing the ranger anyways?
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Old 03-12-2010, 01:59 AM
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The Ridgline is not even a truck I say all it is in my eyes is just a Chevy Avalanche clone. I have never seen anybody use the Ridgeline to pull a trailer or a camper let alone one with a quad in the back of it. I am surprised Toyota is that high up with all the problems they are facing right now.
umm, what?

the ridgeline is a honda
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Old 03-12-2010, 02:03 AM
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umm, what?

the ridgeline is a honda
He means they look almost the exact same I think...and no one uses them as a truck...

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