2021 Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Ford Ranger
2021 Ford Ranger


2021 Ford F-150

Starting MSRP

21/26/23 EPA-estimated mpg

MPG Ratings (city/highway/combined)

20/24/21 EPA-estimated mpg
2.3L EcoBoost Engine

Standard Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine
Up to 7,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 14,000 pounds
270 hp


290 hp
310 lb-ft


265 lb-ft

If you are in the market for a new truck, the Ford F-150 and Ford Ranger are both strong, versatile pickup trucks that will enhance your commute to your job in . Drivers might be asking themselves “What is the difference between Ranger and F-150 models?” Read the guide below from Jackson Family of Dealerships to find out!

Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger: Prices

The difference between Ranger and F-150 base model price points are highlighted below:

  • 2021 Ford F-150: $29,290 MSRP
  • 2021 Ford Ranger: $25,070 MSRP

No matter which model you ultimately go for, take advantage of our new vehicle specials to get the best deal!

Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger: Performance

If you need a versatile truck for the job site and for off-road adventures in , the F-150 is your best bet. If you’re just looking for a commuter truck that offers enough power for the occasional tow, the Ranger could be a great fit. Detailed specifications for both vehicles are highlighted below:

Ford F-150 Performance Specs

  • Engine: 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine
  • Horsepower: 290 hp
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft
  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 14,000 pounds
  • Transmission: Electronic 10-speed automatic transmission

Ford Ranger Performance Specs

  • Engine: 2.3L Ecoboost Engine
  • Horsepower: 270 hp
  • Torque: 310 lb-ft
  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 7,500 pounds
  • Transmission: 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission

Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger Efficiency

There is a slight but significant difference in the Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger fuel efficiency, with the Ranger offering better fuel economy than the F-150. If you’re concerned about fuel costs when commuting to , you can review these Ford trucks’ fuel economies below to make an educated choice:

  • Ford F-150 Gas Mileage: 20/24/21 city/highway/combined EPA-estimated mpg
  • Ford Ranger Gas Mileage: 21/26/23 city/highway/combined EPA-estimated mpg

See the Ford Truck Lineup at Jackson Family of Dealerships!

Now that you have read the Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger comparison guide, it is time to schedule a test drive to see which driving experience you prefer. Our sales team will be happy to answer any additional questions you may have about both models. Contact us today!


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