2010 Ford Ranger  RealSafeCars23Safety Rating

#10 of 2010 Pickups

#169 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Ford Ranger
The Ranger, part of Ford's lineup for decades, is a midsize pickup with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2020. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Ford Ranger is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Ford Ranger has a score of 23, implying a 0.12% chance of driver death (10% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Ford Ranger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.1163% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 13.2847%, meaning the average driver has a 0.1163% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 13.2847% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Ford Ranger is 143% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2010 Ford Ranger is 109% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

1002Chevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonFord RangerToyota TacomaSuzuki Grand VitaraSuzuki EquatorSubaru LegacyMazda 6Dodge JourneyMitsubishi OutlanderChrysler SebringNissan FrontierComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Ford Ranger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 2 to 100. The 2010 Ford Ranger is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2010 GMC Canyon and less safe than the 2010 Toyota Tacoma, the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara, the 2010 Suzuki Equator, the 2010 Nissan Frontier, the 2010 Chrysler Sebring, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2010 Dodge Journey, the 2010 Mazda 6, and the 2010 Subaru Legacy.

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