2023 Ford F-150 vs. 2023 Ford Ranger

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Ford Ranger
2023 Ford F-150


2023 Ford Ranger
$33,695 Starting MSRP

Starting Price

$27,400 Starting MSRP
20/24/21 mpg

Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined)

21/26/23 mpg
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine

Standard Engine

2.3L EcoBoost Engine
14,000 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

7,500 pounds
290 hp

Standard Horsepower

270 hp
265 lb-ft

Standard Torque

310 lb-ft

Looking for your perfect fit within the new Ford trucks lineup at Sunset Ford St. Louis? For light-duty capability, the new F-150 and the new Ranger are reputable options, but you may be curious about which is more suited to your daily Arnold drives.



The Ranger is a midsize truck, making it smaller than the full-size Ford F-150, but there are other differences worth noting to help you make your decision. Compare the 2023 Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger below to get all the details about the pricing and performance differences!

2023 Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger: Pricing

If you are shopping on a budget, the first thing you’ll want to explore when comparing Ford trucks is the pricing. The entry-level 2023 Ford Ranger trim is more cost-effective than the entry-level 2023 Ford F-150 trim, of course, with the higher price comes greater performance specs for your Fenton-area job sites, so it really just comes down to where you place the most value.

  • 2023 Ford F-150 Starting Price – $34,445 Starting MSRP
  • 2023 Ford Ranger Starting Price – $27,400 Starting MSRP

Either way you go, you can always make your purchase more affordable by taking advantage of our new Ford specials available for our St Louis-area customers.

2023 Ford F-150 vs. Ford Ranger: Capabilities

Most shoppers know that the F-150 is equipped with a larger, more powerful base engine than the Ranger due to its reputation for being a reliable truck on any job site. You’ll still be able to trust that each model offers impressive horsepower and torque, however, the F-150 provides almost double the maximum towing capacity as the Ranger.

If you are looking for a truck that does great on your weekend adventures and on the job site, the F-150 might serve you better. If you’re just looking for an everyday truck that offers enough power to tow your boat or trailer on occasion, the Ranger could be a great fit.

Ford F-150 Standard Capabilities

  • Standard 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 Standard Capabilities

  • 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

While most Ford F-150 models offer lower fuel-efficiency than Ford Ranger models, the F-150 lineup as a whole actually now offers a more efficient option in the form of the F-150 HEV. This is, however, more of an outlier versus the average of the total. Still, max fuel efficiency is listed for the 2023 F-150 vs. Ranger below:

Ford F-150 Fuel Efficiency

  • 25/25/25 city/highway/combined mpg for the F-150 HEV

Ford Ranger Fuel Efficiency

  • 21/26/23 city/highway/combined mpg with the 2.3L 4-cylinder engine

Explore Ford Trucks at Sunset Ford St. Louis Today!

If you are interested in taking one or both of these Ford trucks for a test drive at Sunset Ford St. Louis before finalizing your decision, feel free to contact us for an appointment in St Louis. You can take the time to explore the available trims and compare the models to others like 2023 F-250, today!


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