new ranger review?

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Folks, we are picking up a new Ford ranger xlt today and wondering if anyone cares to hear our impressions of it? We are replacing a 2017 Tacoma.
 
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Sure we would! Initial impressions as well as long term reviews are always helpful. Replacing a 2017 Tacoma, those are big shoes to fill.
 
  
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Thanks, we'll do a review. We're be using it to tow our camper this weekend for its first outing... :) The Toyota was a let down. Shouldn't be hard, to be a step up!

Sure we would! Initial impressions as well as long term reviews are always helpful. Replacing a 2017 Tacoma, those are big shoes to fill.
 
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I would like to hear a review. I'm still driving my 1999 Ford Ranger. Been a great little truck.
 
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There are campers, and then there are C A M P E R S. Wide range of lengths and weights. What are you pulling, and how was the Toyota a letdown?
 
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Most of the reviews I've read, everyone loves the powertrain, but the chassis tuning is a mixed bag. Be curious to get your take. I should prolly just test drive one myself, to see first-hand...
 
  
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Toyota had "UPDATED" some things on it we could not appreciate. The 4wd button was the same size and right next to the fan control button. Which one did you just adjust? :confused3: Just above them was the emergency flasher button which would be turned on, as you reached for the the cab temp controls. Many of the interior control buttons were to small to be used with gloves on. The door mirrors moved to readily and every time you brushed snow off the truck, they moved. The cowling in front the the windshield was pushed down and a hole open between it the the windshield from scrapping snow off. Dealer did see this. What did I miss?? Oh yes, it was to hard to get in and out of low range. Here we use two set of wheels, one for winter with snows and another set with standard tires. We couldn't get the tire air pressure senors to work year around.


There are campers, and then there are C A M P E R S. Wide range of lengths and weights. What are you pulling, and how was the Toyota a letdown?
 
 
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