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Ford Ranger 4.0 Automatic

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 Ford Ranger 4.0 Automatic

pickup truck, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 3998 cm3 / 244.0 cu in / 244.0 cu in, 118.0 kW / 158.2 hp / 158.2 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, four wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1983
ModelRanger 4.0 AutomaticIssued until
SerieRangerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typepickup truckNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4690 mm / 184.6 in / 184.6 inTotal (curb) weight
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
WheelbaseGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3998 cm3 / 244.0 cu in / 244.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power118.0 kW / 158.2 hp / 158.2 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.2 kW / 63.3 hp / 63.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output29.5 kW/l / 0.648 bhp/cu in / 0.648 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Ranger 4.0 Automatic


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