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Not to mention the convenience in heavy city traffic. Also, vehicle electronics are now so interconnected, that a manual transmission simply introduces too many variables. The human brain and muscles are the weak link. So, for the most part, the stick-shift has gone away. In fact, right now, there are only three new manual trucks available on the market, and all of them are mid-size. But GM no longer offers a manual transmission option on the Chevrolet Colorado or the GMC Canyon. “We dropped the manual transmission from the Colorado and Canyon for 2019 model year. Unfortunately, the demand was so low for the manual transmission that it did not justify continuing to offer it,” a spokesperson told CarBuzz. It’s also the only truck here to make it on our “Mid-Size Trucks with the Highest Payload Capacity” list. In fact, theAlthough, that may also haveGladiator. For now, at least. And you can’t have it with all-wheel drive, again, unlike the Jeep. But owners can take some solace in the fact that their new manual truck has more speeds than the automatic. An updated Frontier won’t arrive until late 2020 as a 2021 model—let’s hope Nissan doesn’t follow Ram and Chevrolet in ditching the stick. Although the Toyota Tacoma isOnly the TRD Pro, TRD Off-road, and TRD Sport trims of the Tacoma get one. With the TRD Pro making an excellent Jeep Gladiator rival, and considering how long Tacoma’s last, we’ll hopefully seeing this new manual truck for quite some time. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit www.motortrend.com for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more. MOTORTREND.COM In fact, there was a time not long ago when the manual transmission was standard on all vehicles. Over the decades, though, automatic transmission technology has improved exponentially. Shifts are faster and smoother from an automatic than a normal human can achieve with a manual.

Fuel economy, which was once a driving force behind retaining a manual option, is now better with an automatic. And let's face it, at least here in America we're now lazier than we used to be. All of these factors together have led to the untimely demise of the once-great manual transmission. By 2010, there wasn't a half-ton available with a manual transmission. The heavy-duty trucks lost their manual option next, with Ram holding out until the 2018 model year. Midsize trucks have long been a mainstay for gear-grinders, but alas, as of 2020 we're down to only two manual transmission options: the Toyota Tacoma and Jeep Gladiator. The final year of the manual transmission for Canyon, Colorado, and Frontier was 2019. And for that matter, the company has had a manual version of every truck sold in the United States. For 2020 Toyota still offers a manual transmission on Tacoma, but it's not on the model you would think. Four-cylinder trucks, which traditionally would have featured the manual option, do not. Toyota has gone the opposite of the historical trend and now only offers a six-speed manual transmission option behind the premium 3.5L V-6 engine and only on four-wheel-drive TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, and TRD Pro models. Also, fuel economy is down 1 mpg in the city and 2 mpg on the highway with the manual transmission. Payload drops by just 20 pounds with the manual transmission, and Toyota doesn't break out manual from automatic towing figures other than rating Tacoma at 3,500 pounds without the V-6 towing prep package, and up to 6,500 pounds with (though you won't get the transmission fluid cooler, naturally). Even though the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator is currently only available with one engine, a 3.6L V-6, it does offer your choice of either an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. Unlike the Tacoma, the manual transmission is available across the full trim lineup of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

It's available on Sport, Sport S, Overland, Mojave, and Rubicon. For fuel economy, the manual transmission loses 1 mpg in the city but gains 1 mpg on the highway over the eight-speed automatic. The Gladiator Sport with a manual transmission has the highest payload rating of 1,700 pounds (typical across the other trims is about 1,200 pounds), which is within 40 pounds of the rating of those with an automatic. Towing takes a hit, as all manual equipped Gladiators are only rated to tow 4,500 pounds. Automatics are rated between 6,000 and 7,650 pounds. Welcoming Our 2020 Pickup Truck of the. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit www.motortrend.com for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more. MOTORTREND.COM These days engine technology has advanced to the point where six-cylinder engines are making the power of a V-8 with the fuel economy of an I-4. Even so, there are a few trucks available new with a four-cylinder engine. These engines are perfect for folks looking for a less expensive truck, as they are often found in the lower trim levels. They are also perfect for those who don't tow or haul a lot and would rather have the slight bump in fuel economy they provide. The Ford Ranger comes equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine that pumps out 310 lb-ft of torque and tows 7,500 pounds. GM also offers an I-4 diesel, the 2.8L Duramax engine, which is rated at up to 30 mpg and can tow 7,700 pounds. Then there's the Silverado and Sierra 1500 pickups, which have a 2.7L turbocharged I-4 available in the mid-level trims. The only transmission option is a six-speed automatic. It is found in Canyon SLE, All Terrain, SLT, and Denali, along with Colorado LT, Z71, and ZR2. With exception of ZR2, the 2.8L Duramax is available crew cab only. The only transmission option is a six-speed automatic.

For the most part they'd be right; however, Chevrolet and GMC both offer a half-ton truck with a turbocharged 2.7L I-4 engine. The 2.7L is available in the Sierra 1500 in SLE and Elevation trims and the Silverado 1500 in LT and RST trims. Backing the engine is the company's eight-speed automatic transmission. Under the hood lives a 2.3L EcoBoost four-cylinder backed by the company's 10-speed automatic transmission. It's understandable, though, since Ford's 2.3L EcoBoost makes more power and torque than any of the other midsize gas four-cylinder options and is on par with the classes V-6 offerings. The current-generation Tacoma comes fitted with the largest-displacement four-cylinder in a midsize, a 2.7L. Despite its size, this engine makes the least amount of power or torque of the 2020 class. Those opting for the four-cylinder will find it backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2.7L can be had in two-wheel-drive Access and Double Cab models, as well as four-wheel-drive Access cabs. It's not available for four-wheel-drive Double Cabs. That meant no Crew Cab or four-wheel-drive Frontiers were equipped with the smaller engine. Interestingly, the 2.5L could be optioned with either a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission.Welcoming Our 2020 Pickup Truck of the. We’ve also identified the trim levels that allow a manual transmission. Now that the CVT is the transmission of choice in the budget car segment, you also almost never get better fuel economy with the manual. Don’t hold your breath for one in the next generation of the 2 Series, but for now, it’s still there, even if it’s hard to find. It’s available on the 230i and M230i coupe trims and the M230i convertible trim. Fuel economy in the manual drops across the board, from 24 to 21 MPG city, from 33 to 32 MPG highway, and from 27 to 25 MPG combined. The six-speed manual is available on the 320i, 320i xDrive, 330i, 340i, 340i xDrive sedans (xDrive signifying all-wheel drive).

The manual is not available in the wagon, or the Gran Turismo in any trim. Whether you choose the four- or the six-cylinder 3-Series, you suffer a fuel mileage penalty like that of the 2-Series. Also, selecting xDrive all-wheel drive deletes the availability of a six-speed manual. Fuel mileage drops about 2 MPG in city, highway and combined fuel economy by selecting the manual. For the 2016 model year, though, Sonic Sedan or Hatchback have a standard five-speed manual transmission.The Cruze is also available in a hatchback for the 2017 model year. The Dart and its stablemate, the Chrysler 200, will be cancelled some time after 2017. All Fiat 500 models (including the cabriolets) are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission as standard equipment.The manual transmission is available at no additional cost. Highway mileage drops one mile per gallon as well. The 2019 arrives in the spring.Both the automatic and the manual provide 41 mpg highway, but the manual gives 29 mpg city, a one-mpg penalty versus the optional automatic. Selecting the CVT does increase city fuel mileage one mpg to 26, but the highway mileage stays the same at 34.The Scion xB provides a five-speed manual as standard equipment. It delivers exactly the same mileage as the optional sequential automatic transmission.It also offers a six-speed automatic, but both transmissions deliver the same fuel economy.It provides slightly better highway fuel economy than the automatic at 37 mpg, but the same 30 mpg estimate for city fuel mileage. It’s also now more expensive now that it’s in the sportier trim. It is fun to drive, though. The new turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the Sport 2.0T is great fun with 252hp on tap, and it delivers up to 22 in the city and 32 on the highway. The manual is a no-cost option versus the automatic. You’d have to drive to the moon and back on a regular basis to justify the three-mpg increase in city and highway mileage.

Volkswagen offers the Passat with a manual transmission in all of its four-cylinder trims. Like the Jetta and Golf, if you really want to see fuel mileage, you’ll be forced to select the TDI Clean Diesel at a much higher price point, when it becomes available for sale again. It’s easy to do, since Volkswagen sells only about 550 a month, and only a tiny handful of those come through with manual transmissions.What you’ll find almost exclusively now is that manual transmissions are only available on the door-buster models with front-wheel drive, which have an increasingly limited audience. Yet there are some legit SUVs that offer a manual in the higher trims. They both feature either a six-speed manual transmission, or a nine-speed automatic.Fuel mileage is the same in manual vs.It’s not available at all on the standard Juke. And then you can only get it in front wheel drive.Unfortunately, in 2018, the Crosstrek’s manual is a truly unsatisfying driving experience, and it seriously degrades fuel economy. You’ll improve your economy by 4 MPG combined by selecting the excellent CVT. Six, if you insist on thinking that the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are different trucks. Manual transmissions once thrived in this formerly utilitarian segment, but now that pickups many times are thought of as emblems of a lifestyle, the interest in manuals has cratered. It seems counterintuitive, but that four-plugger with a stick gets worse fuel mileage than the V-6 with an automatic. Incredibly, you can’t buy a manual transmission from any other full-size truck builder, in any trim.Depending which engine and drive configuration you choose, you’ll either get a five-speed or a six-speed manual. The five-speed’s city mileage is two mpg better than in the automatic version. You can get a manual transmission in just four of those.You’ll find no Ferraris, no Lamborghinis, nor any Alfas Romeo here.

When the new car was introduced in Geneva last year, Automobile magazine paraphrased Audi’s CEO: “There is simply is no way for a stick-shift to match the performance of the R8’s dual-clutch transmission and few buyers wanted one, so Hollerweger believes there’s no point in offering a manual on the new car.” It’s a partnership between Mazda and Fiat, where the Japanese manufacturer provides the basic platform, and FCA Automobiles provides the sheetmetal, interior and running gear.There is a new manual sport sedan for the 2017 model year, though. It’s coupled to a 2.9-liter, twin-turbo V6 with 505 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. We’ll update our list with a link to available inventory when it arrives. There are actually three transmissions available (a CVT, the six-speed manual and a Tiptronic automatic). The manual is offered on Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels.It’s just the number of doors in question.It also forces you to select rear-wheel drive, rather than all-wheel drive.As per current trends, the six-speed ZF manual that followed is half a second slower than the eight-speed automatic. It’s only available in the V-6 models. The STi is available with the manual transmission only. Content Marketing and Publication Manager at BestRide.com. Buy a Manual Transmission. Based on the radius, a new location list is generated for you to choose from. Truck is good shape, small rot just started on rocker at drivers side front and the clear coat is peeled in a few places, other wise it is in really good shape. Interior is nice. Needs power door lock actuators. It runs and drives great, 4x4 works, I’ve kept up on maintenance so it shouldn’t need much if anything for safety..All the fluids have been changed. The interior features a set of cabinets for storage as well as a sink for long trips. There is a drop down shelf on the back door large enough for a camping stove. No cracked glass and doesn't leak. The truck comes equipped with two fire.

Motor needs 1 injector replaced and a fuel pressure regulator. Transmission is solid, transfer case is good, could use a clutch if you want to run larger tires, has one piece driveshaft. Has been cleaned underneath and under coated. Body is in fair shape with 280km on it. I have fender flares to cover the rust and I will include a rocker to replace the one that is missing. Trucks not perfect but it’s.The truck runs well and has been used as a full time dump truck for short hall dumps. If interested contact: HEB Auto Group 182 Hunt Street Ajax, ON, L1S 1P5 647-468-1071Recent paint. Needs a few things but good solid body. September 2018 every single brake component was replaced.Needs body work - rocker panels are gone. Stick manual transmission and 4x4 made me keep her, but time to move on. Good front bumper, bed liner, rails, chrome rims, interior is not too bad. Looking for best cash offer or trade for something interesting.Well maintained, under coated every year. PDF deleted. Full stainless exhaust. New shocks, brake lines, clutch, etc. A little rust on box sides. Text or call. 7059750996.Nice clean truck with only 110,000 kms. Everything works exactly as it should. Runs Drives Shifts Brakes perfectly. Cloth interior. Air Conditioning. Folding Tonneau Cover. This is a no-nonsense, fantastic little truck. I would not hesitate to jump in and drive.Regularly oil sprayed. Safetied every year; last safety was in April, it shouldn't need anything to pass again. It's a work truck, so it has some scrapes and dents, but it runs great and has lots of life left. Reasonable offers will.The 4x4 does not work due to faulty wiring but can be fixed and engine light is on, other that that the truck runs and drives.Truck has a carbureted 5.0 in it. 4 speed manual transmission. Locking front hubs and 4x4. Was going to restore the truck but plans have changed. Truck comes with a spare cab needs pass floor and rocker. Better shape then the one in the truck now.

No reasonable offer refusedSpent lots of hours and cash. Ready for the road Frame is solid.Was used only to get to and from work, never any hard driving. Truck comes with two sets of tires; winter and summer. Kilometres are relatively low for the year. Would make a great truck to put a little bit of elbow grease into or to learn to drive manual. Little bit rough around the edges but withHas tonneau cover. Damage to front bumper, RH front turn signal, RH fender, RH front door, RH box side, and RH tail light. Runs and drives well. Clutch is good. This Ranger is brand none. For sale by dealership Norfolk Fine Cars 705-326-6009. OMVIC disclaimer: This vehicle is being sold as-is, unfit, not.Asking 35,000 open to reasonable offers.Truck runs great only 136 000 km. Body lift kit. Dump box is in great shape and has a trip gate and fold down sides landscape type. Selling as is needs driver side floor repair. Truck also has no ownership.No engine light truck runs and drives great. New clutch not even broken in yet New breaks front and back along with new calibers and new park brake cables New hanger bearing for driveshaft New exhaust New u-joints New steering shaft New alternator New battery New vvt solenoid New axle boots New axle seals New rear diff oil Fresh.Maybe someone has or knows such a Jeep which is for sale. ThxTruck runs great only 136 000 km. Body lift kit. Dump box is in great shape and has a trip gate and fold down sides landscape type. Selling as is needs driver side floor repair. Truck also has no ownership.Set up for RV Hauling. Save on accommodations - longer hauls with sleeper attached, no more money spent on motels. Save on food, no need to be eating out all the time, full RV refrigerator and microwave in sleeper. Truck Includes: - Rear air bags with on board compressor - Exhaust break - 32k Holland low profile fifth wheel hitch - 16k.Set up for RV Hauling. Save on accommodations - longer hauls with sleeper attached, no more money spent on motels.

Save on food, no need to be eating out all the time, full RV refrigerator and microwave in sleeper. Truck Includes: - Rear air bags with on board compressor - Exhaust break - 32k Holland low profile fifth wheel hitch - 16k.Only has a very low 187,500 original KM.It’s sitting on 20x11.5 wheels with 35” tires, the tires are basically brand new.MSRP generally excludes freight, applicable fees and taxes. MSRP has been provided for illustrative and general information purposes only. Dealers may sell for less; contact dealer for details. We may earn money from the links on this page.But despite these workhorses' newfound luxury potential, it remains possible to buy one on the cheap. Well, so long as you're okay skipping things like leather seats, big touchscreens, and other car-like niceties and sticking close to the truck's entry-level price. So, what exactly are those base prices. We've gone model-by-model through every pickup truck you can buy today and picked out the cheapest version of each one. And then we ranked them all by price, from highest to lowest. So click on for some bare-bones pickup-truck goodness, along with tips on how to configure each truck for its lowest MSRP. (Hint: In many cases, you'll have to forgo rear seats, four-wheel drive, and cloth surfaces.) Although with a little creativity, some sharp saw blades, and a basic ratchet set, the possibilities are endless. In base trim the Gladiator Sport is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, standard 3.73 axle ratios, and black 17-inch steel wheels. The Wrangler gone pickup surpasses even its larger full-size rivals in price, but can also tow up to 7,650 pounds when optioned properly, which is big-truck territory. Not true, and the truck's relatively high base price thus makes it an even less compelling option in its segment. A V-8 engine is standard across the board, however, unlike on its domestic competitors.For starters, it offers only a single engine option for now, a 5.

6-liter V-8 that's significantly more powerful than the entry-level V-6s in the Silverado, Sierra, F-150, or Ram 1500. The included V-8 engine makes the less-expensive regular cab Titan models seem like a far better value than some competitors, but the loaded-up crew-cab versions with the same engine that command far higher price tags are less so. The Sierra lineup starts off with a regular-cab model and its standard engine is the same 4.3-liter V-6 used by the entry-level Silverado. Blame the Honda's included creature comforts even on the base RT trim, many of which are extra-cost on the more bare-bones trucks it competes with. The Ridgeline is an outlier in other ways, too, as it rides on a unibody platform and is front-wheel drive in its base form, rather than rear-wheel drive. This carryover model not only is the least-expensive way into a full-size Ram pickup, it ends up being the cheapest of the full-size pickup options on sale today. Its continued existence on dealership lots alongside the new, far nicer 1500 is a value play intended to pull at budget shoppers' heartstrings. Even so, Ford hasn't forgotten about the Ranger's humble roots and popularity among fleet customers. As such, the new truck is available in stripped-out XL trim with a sweet set of steel wheels and plenty of black-plastic exterior trim.And you're correct! That said, the Colorado isn't quite as stripped-out as it once was—Chevrolet dropped the manual transmission from the Colorado lineup, meaning every buyer basks in the decadence of an automatic transmission.Nissan is keenly aware that some pickup buyers just want a simple, cheap, no-nonsense truck, and the Frontier is all of those things. As such, the entry-level Frontier still pairs a four-cylinder engine with a five-speed manual transmission and burdens the combination with as little stuff as you'll find in a modern vehicle. Want to roll the windows down. Prepare for a mini arm workout, because you'll be cranking them.

The payoff, such as it is, is the least-expensive pickup available in the U.S. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.ioYou may be able to find more information on their web site. Comprehensive List for 2015 Only Ram trucks can be configured with a row-it-yourself six-speed gearbox, but only with a diesel engine. For a list of cars, SUVs and crossovers, visit TFLcar.com. If there are any errors or omissions, please comment below. He believes in the old adage that it’s more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow. When not writing about cars, John is a professional computer geek and lives with his wife and dogs on the high plains of Wyoming. I stated I would, finally trade my other car in, due to the fact, that would help me get financing and they never got back to me. So therefore I was dissatisfied. We did not come to an agreement on a car, Typically that type of car would be worth what he was asking but unfortunately it clearly had been mistreated and I didn't want to take the risk. After waiting for an hour, I left. When I Kept me updated on new arrivals and other vehicle options. He goes beyond what’s needed. I’d buy from them again Gave me information about a vehicle I had no interest in. Could have just told me it wasn’t available or did not qualify. Then sent an Never got them. Dealer contacted me after Car Gurus posted the car Sold. He apologized, said that they were “crazy” busy. Josh came through with all he promised, and I got a very good deal on my Tundra. I was allowed to take the truck on 2 test drives, and look it over from top to bottom. Josh actually educated me on several things I dr isn’t know about this make and model of vehicle. Seemed to be good Christian people,l that made the whole process simple. Thanks guys you were awesome! The test drive wasn't limited so it really helped me get a good feel for the car. I will try to purchase from this dealer again. Customer service was on point.

They will work with you and not against you. I would recommend them to anyone. 5 stars Notified of price drop. Unable to visit for test drive due to COVID19. Sorry I could not go to them Truck is what we wanted. Overseas, however, will be a different story with plenty of enviable features in the new release. However, even without a change over last year, the 2011 Ranger remains a perfectly capable little truck for all-day outdoorsy fun, yet sturdy enough that you can take it “home” to the boss, too. With a maximum tow capacity just under 6,000 pounds, the 4-liter V6 in the Sport SuperCab, and optional in the XL and XLT SuperCabs, is good for 207 hp and 238 lb-ft of torque.Take it or leave it, because after this you can kiss the Ranger goodbye. Sporting an 80-hp 2.3-liter inline-4 with your choice of a 4- or 5-speed manual or 3-speed automatic, and a 6-foot or 7-foot bed, this Ranger was roomier than its competition with better utility. For 1985 Ford updated the Ranger’s transmissions and tweaked the little engine for 10 more hp. An STX trim for rougher terrain joined the lineup too, with bigger tires, new paint and bucket seats. The SuperCab debuted coupled with a 6-foot bed, technically increasing passenger capacity to 5 with optional jump seats in the extra cab space. “Technically” because you could probably squeeze a 3-piece clown brigade in there, or a few supermodels perhaps - certainly not 3 full-grown American adults - but it is a good size for kids. Perhaps the fame overinflated Ford’s oval - alongside a few cosmetic changes for 1988, Ford debuted the flashy GT street truck, only to scrap it 2 years later. With just 2,000 units produced, Ford scrapped the GT and focused on higher pursuits for the 1990 update. SuperCabs gained fuel capacity for a total of 20 gallons, and 4WDs now had the option of a 4-liter 160-hp V6 and 5-speed manual or optional heavy-duty 4-speed automatic transmission.

Two-wheelers finally came of age, though, with the same 140 ponies offered in the STX since 1986, but with a 3-liter V6.How dull - but Ford was hard at work on the next generation. In addition, the 2.9-liter V6 was dropped in favor of the 3-liter V6 that stuck around until 2009, and a few other engine specs shifted slightly for the improved driving dynamics. The Splash model debuted later that year, making a total of 5 trims on top of the base XL, XLT, STX, and an XL Sport that would be dropped - like the GT and Sport before it - in just 2 years. More safety features came in the '95, with ABS and a driver airbag standard for most models, but an off switch for passenger airbags wasn’t added until the following year. A few engine tweaks amped the 2.3-liter engine to 112 hp and the 3-liter to 145. The STX lost its 2-wheel drive option, but SuperCabs could now get a power driver's seat. Driving dynamics were also much improved, the 2.3-liter was scrapped for a 2.5-liter four-banger with 117 hp and reduced emissions, a new Off-Road package offered several upgrades for rough terrain, and a 4-door option for SuperCabs made it somewhat less awkward to hop in the back. In addition to some cosmetic shuffling on the other trims, the 3-liter could now run on ethanol, gasoline or a combination of the two. A taller truck with big tires and 2-wheel drive called the XL Trailhead joined in the third generation’s final year, along with a few other minor feature changes. All-wheel ABS became more widely available, new option packs afforded more outdoorsy and luxurious feature sets, and the Edge came on board with either rear-wheel drive or 4WD. The trend continued in the '02 with the addition of a heavy-duty XLT FX4 off-road 4WD and a Tremor SuperCab with high-test audio equipment.

Even worse, the '09 would lose the 3-liter V6, and the 2010 saw significantly fewer options available to the everyday consumer - although stability control, side airbags and a Class III hitch were now standard across the board. The smaller lineup consisted of just the XL, XLT and Sport - and nothing changed for 2011. Although nothing is officially confirmed yet, the rumor mill is 2 years old, and at the time Ford said the U.S. Ranger and its Twin Cities plant would close down for 2012. There is a “global” version to continue beyond this point, but Ford has nothing to say about that possibly making its way to U.S. soil. The used prices reflect '02 and newer model years’ relative reliability, with no big bargains in sight until you take a gander at the '07 and '02 SuperCabs. Rangers made from 1997 to 2001 are plagued with so many issues they’re almost not worth buying at all. The '96 is the one to get if you intend to use a child seat - these were the first to feature a switch to disable the passenger-side airbag. For less than a grand, it’s a steal if you don’t care for the improved driving dynamics and modern touches of the later generations. They lack the size or capability for the rigors of commercial use. These smaller trucks are lifestyle vehicles, designed for hauling bikes and The last Ranger was a staple of Ford’s lineup, but it was pulled from American markets in 2011, although iAlthough the Ford Ranger disappeared from American new car dealerships after 2011, it came storming back for the 2019 model year. Offered in a couple of cab configurations and with a range of engines during its last decade of U.S. availability, the Ford Ranger acquired a reputation as an inexpensive but capable and reliable American pickup truck. It wasn't hugely comfortable or high-tech, but Ford Rangers soldier on when other automakers have left the mid-size pickup segment.