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Ford Ranger MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 146-hp 3.0L V6 5-sp automatic RWD 16
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With the 148-horsepower 3.0L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2008 Ford Ranger has been averaging 16 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Ford Rangers in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 100 miles per hour (45 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Ford Ranger in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2008 2008 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed 207-hp 4.0L V6 5-sp automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 19.01
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Ford Ranger

2008 Ford Ranger Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 207-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
2009 4.0L 4x4 with Auto is just HORRIBLE for fuel mileage - all these trucks with the 4.0L are! Although the Ford Ranger has an excellent and proven track record for reliability and the new vehicle pricing was very competitive, I could have purchased a larger more expensive truck with a V8 and more features and by this time I'm sure that I could have broken even if you consider how much the Ranger has cost me in additional fuel costs. Although I'm confident that this little Ranger will last for years, I'm afraid that I will be trading it earlier than I would have wanted to find something that is not such a gas guzzler. see full Ford Ranger review
2008 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed 207-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Ford needs to wake up to the cost of gas - All you can get now in a 4x4 is the 4.0L engine - That motor eats gas. Ford I want the option of a 3.0 L and even a 2.3L 4x4 see full Ford Ranger review
 

2008 Ford Ranger Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Ranger's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.