2005 Ford Ranger

small pickup / Regular cab pickup

2005 Ford Ranger Regular cab pickup
1998 Ford Ranger Regular cab pickup shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Head restraints & seats

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.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 1998-2011 models

Tested vehicle: 1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4X2 p/u

The Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series were redesigned for the 1998 model year. The Mazda B Series was discontinued after the 2009 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics
Dummy movement was reasonably well controlled. After the dummy moved forward into the airbag, its head moved toward the window frame as buckling of the floor tilted the driver seat forward and toward the door.

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

Post-crash damage shot.

The seat tilted forward and toward the driver door during the offset test, and intrusion into the driver footwell contributed to high forces on the right leg.

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2004-05 models

Seat type: All seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry