The Ford Ranger is another firm favorite for overlanding on our forum with recent examples including this 2006 with a Go Fast Camper, a 2020 with an Alu-Cab Khaya, and a 2019 with a Norweld tray and canopy. It’s one of the best-selling trucks in Australia and here in the UK Auto Express awarded it Pick-Up of the Year in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. Highlights include powerful yet relatively economical motors, excellent capability and build quality, and a 1,560-pound payload. If you’d like a better idea of how this platform performs as an off-grid rolling home then check out the builds from Down 2 Mob overland, OZ Ranger, and Mountain Trail RV. Furthermore, the Ranger is also a favorite with our team with various models being tested on the Expedition Portal YouTube channel, including a build from ARB and the 2020 Raptor. Today’s 2021 Ford Ranger XLT 4×4 has covered just 23,000 miles and features premium modifications (“totaling over $21,000”) and is topped with an RSI Smart Cap.
From the Seller:
“The time has come to move to a full-size. So, our beloved adventure partner, ‘Gertrude,’ is up for sale. This has been an amazing overlanding setup and is a true turnkey build that is ready for anything. I would give the exterior a 9.8 /10 and the interior a 10/10. It’s in mint condition and ready for your next big adventure!”
2021 Ford Ranger XLT 4×4
The Ranger is fitted with a turbocharged 2.3-liter engine that produces 270 horsepower, 310 pound-feet of torque, and returns a combined 22 mpg. A powerful and relatively economical motor is mated with impressive capability thanks to body-on-frame construction, 4WD, high and low range, locking rear differential, and more. Inside the Ranger is well-equipped with driver comforts that include:
- Ford Tow Package
- Cruise control
- Infotainment system with navigation
- Dual-zone climate control
- Heated seats
- Old Man Emu Nitrocharger shocks, front springs, and HD leaf kit
- Fifteen52 Offroad Range HD wheels with Falken Wildpeak AT3W tires
- Overland Vehicle Systems 270 awning
- Freshwater, 10-gallons
- Smittybilt X20 Gen 3 winch
- Ford Performance ARB front bumper, Hot Metal Fab DOM sliders, and RCI skid plates
- RSI Smart cap
This 2021 Ford Ranger XLT 4×4 is listed for $50,000 OBO and is currently located in Colorado. Check the full vehicle specifications via the original Expedition Portal forum post here.
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