2020 Ford Ranger  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#5 of 2020 Pickups

#115 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Ford Ranger
The Ranger, a mainstay of Ford's lineup for decades, is a midsize pickup with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Ford Ranger is average 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 2020 Ford Ranger has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Ford Ranger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0447% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1076%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0447% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1076% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Ford Ranger is 7% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2020 Ford Ranger is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8863Dodge JourneyChevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonToyota TacomaDodge Grand CaravanFord RangerVolkswagen TiguanFord FusionKia SedonaDodge ChallengerKia SorentoHyundai Santa FeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Ford Ranger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 88. The 2020 Ford Ranger is safer than the 2020 Dodge Journey, the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado, and the 2020 GMC Canyon and less safe than the 2020 Dodge Challenger, the 2020 Kia Sedona, the 2020 Ford Fusion, and the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. It is about as safe as the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan and the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe.

Find another model