2023 Ford Ranger

small pickup / Crew cab pickup

2023 Ford Ranger Crew cab pickup
2022 Ford Ranger shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Side: updated test

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Side: updated test

Rating applies to 2019-23 models

Tested vehicle: 2022 Ford Ranger SuperCrew 4wd

The Ford Ranger SuperCrew was introduced in the 2019 model year. The Ranger was last sold in the U.S. as a 2011 model in regular cab and extended cab variants.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis
Driver head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis
Rear passenger head protection
The dummy's head contacted the C-pillar hard, through the side curtain airbag. The head protection is inadequate.

View of the vehicle just after the crash test.

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side airbags.

The dummy's head contacted the C-pillar through the side curtain airbag.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CES2226
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm) -16.0
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.

Driver injury measures

Test ID CES2226
Head
HIC-15 26
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.4
Compression (kN) 0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 11
Lateral force (kN) 0.8
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 12
Average deflection (mm) 10
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 2.57
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.10
Pelvis
Combined force (kN) 2.3

Passenger injury measures

Test ID CES2226
Head
HIC-15 344
Peak gs at hard contact 73
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.3
Compression (kN) 0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 59
Lateral force (kN) 1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 35
Average deflection (mm) 19
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 2.86
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.39
Pelvis
Combined force (kN) 2.8

How the side crash test is conducted