Ford Ranchero for Sale by Owner


The Ford Ranchero was made from 1957 until 1979. This vehicle was very unique when it was introduced because it was the first auto that had a truck bed. The car line was modified five times with many body design changes. From 1957 to 1959, this auto was basically patterned after the full-size Fairlane and featured all of Ford’s engine options such as the 352 special V-8 engine. Most had two-tone paint, along with interior trim options.

From 1960 until 1966, the body style was modeled after the Falcon’s design. It was more compact in size and offered the V-6 or 260 v-8 engine. The 1964-1966 Ranchero had the new Falcon design and also had all of the Falcon’s performance upgrades such as the 289 V-8 engine. In 1967, the body had the Fairlane’s body style and had a 390-4v engine option. From 1972 – 1976, this car had the Torino body style and was equipped with the C6, Hurst 4 speed or FMX automatic transmission.

In 1977, the Rancheros had the Thunderbird/LTD body design and three models were available the GT, 500 and standard. The final year for this car offered a limited, special edition “1979 ½” model and it had an all-leather interior and special paint color. The Ranchero’s unique design has makes them highly collectible.

Average Resale Price: $6,000 Estimated MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy
Available Trims: Basic, Custom, 500, 500XL, GT, GT-A Base Engine: 4.9L V8

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