1983 – 2022 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt Pattern

Seeing as the Ford Ranger comes in different model years, its lug and bolt patterns were changed from time to time. Therefore, in case you aren’t familiar with these patterns, upgrading your rims will be problematic. 

But no worries!

This article discusses the various Ford Ranger generations. Also, the lug and bolt patterns for each generation will be highlighted. 

Read on to learn more!

1983 – 1988 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

The first generation of the Ford Ranger spanned from 1983 to 1988. However, the production for this vehicle didn’t stop until 1992 due to the debut of the generation I facelift. 

As for the Ford Ranger’s body, it was a two-door regular car pickup. It also had Twin I-Beam independent front suspension, accompanied by leaf-spring rear suspensions. In order to reduce the unsprung weight, the Twin I-Beam was made of high-quality stamped steel. 

The 1983-1988 Ford Ranger had a lug and bolt pattern of 5×4.5″(5×114.3mm). This means its wheel has a 5-lug pattern on a circle featuring 4.5-inch or 114.3mm diameter.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
1983 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1984 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1985 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1986 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1987 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1988 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

1989 – 1992 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

Picking off where they stopped in 1988, the 1989-1992 Ford Ranger generation I facelift underwent major modifications. These revisions were mainly to improve the vehicle’s exterior aerodynamics and inner ergonomics. For the choice of engine, this generation featured inline-four, diesel, and V-6 engines.

The 1989-1992 Ford Ranger generation also had a lug and bolt pattern of 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
1989 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1990 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1991 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1992 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

1993 – 1997 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

The generation II Ford Ranger was called Mazda-B-Series and was in production from August 1992 to July 1997. For the 1993 model, most of its chassis was like the previous generation. However, its design was more aerodynamic. In 1994, the Ford Ranger was sold as the B-Series pickup truck.

The next model years (1995-1997) came with significant modifications, later becoming the first compact pickup truck to feature dual airbags. It had three engine options: Ford Pinto LL23 I4, Ford Cologne V6, and Ford Vulcan V6. 

The Ford Ranger generation II had no change in its lug and bolt pattern as it remained 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
1993 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1994 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1995 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1996 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1997 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

1998 – 2000 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

Ford gave the 1998-2000 Ranger a complete makeover on the outside as it featured a longer wheelbase and cab. However, the truck’s interior was left unchanged. Meanwhile, the inline four-cylinder engine saw an increase from 2.3 liters to 2.5 liters. Besides, thanks to its extended body, the legroom of this vehicle was also significantly increased.

This generation had a lug and bolt pattern of 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
1998 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
1999 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2000 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

2001 – 2003 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

In 2001, the Ford Ranger generation III facelift got an extra 207-horsepower 4-liter V6. This helped increase the Ranger’s towing capacity up to 6,000 lbs. Also, the base engine for these model years was changed as it came with a 2.3-liter Duratec inline four-cylinder.

Like its predecessor, the Ford Ranger generation III facelift had a lug and bolt pattern of 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
2001 Ford Ranger5
5x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2002 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2003 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

2004 – 2005 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

There were a few changes in the generation III facelift 2. Not only did it get a new grille, but a CD player and optional leather upholstery were also available for this generation. Besides, the generation III facelift 2 had its hood and front bumper modified.

This generation also came with a lug and bolt pattern of 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
2004 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2005 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

2006 – 2011 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

From 2007, the Ford Ranger was equipped with an anti-theft system, personal safety system, and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). This generation also had an auxiliary audio jack. In 2008, the LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children) was integrated. Therefore, it prevented airbags from being deployed whenever a child was on the passenger side.

The 2006-2011 Ford Ranger generation III facelift 3 shared the same lug and bolt pattern of previous years, which was 5×4.5″ (5×114.3mm).

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
2006 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2007 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2008 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2009 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2010 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)
2011 Ford Ranger55x4.5" (5x114.3mm)

2019 – 2022 Ford Ranger Lug And Bolt pattern

The Ford Ranger saw a generational gap after 2011 as it was not offered in North America from 2012 to 2018. However, the compact pickup truck returned in 2019 for the North American market. In size, it competes with the Toyota Tacoma and Chevy Colorado. The T6 fourth generation comes in two variants: the five-foot bed, SuperCrew with a four-door, crew-size cab, or a six-foot bed, SuperCab model with 2+2 doors, extended cab.

Furthermore, it features an aluminum hood, frame-mounted steel bumper, and a grille. Concerning its engine, the 2019-2022 Ford Ranger has a 2.3-liter turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder gas engine.

For this generation, its lug and bolt patterns are totally different form the previous generations. The lug and bolt pattern is 6×5.5″ (6×139.7mm). This specifies the wheel has 6 lug holes and its pitch circle diameter measures 5.5 inches or 139.7 mm.

Year/Make/ModelLug PatternBolt Pattern
2019 Ford Ranger66x5.5" (6x139.7mm)
2020 Ford Ranger66x5.5" (6x139.7mm)
2021 Ford Ranger66x5.5" (6x139.7mm)
2022 Ford Ranger66x5.5" (6x139.7mm)

Conclusion

The Ford Ranger has definitely come a long way since its debut in 1983. Also, it has proved itself to be one of the best in the market. Thanks to this article, you know the lug and bolt patterns of the various Ranger. Now, changing the rims of your Ford Ranger will be less of a hassle.

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