From 1993-1997 Ford offered a ‘Splash’ package on the Ranger. The new Splash takes beautiful advantage of the striking, more aerodynamic look of the 1993 Rangers. With Its unique monochromatic color scheme, it blends sporty styling and compact pickup versatility. A fun-loving flareslde on a 108″ wheelbase, Splash Is a natural expression of the Ranger attitude toward trucking, an attitude that treats good looks and toughness as equals. The low-riding design of the new Splash 4×2 Is eye-catching to be sure, but It’s also beneficial on the road, combining with a special handling suspension and 15″ wheels and tires for a greater degree of handling capability. This translates into greater driving enjoyment – which translates directly into fun. And fun has played an important part in making Ranger America’s best-selling compact pickup the past 6 years. The new splash puts a fresh spin on the Ranger tradition of quality, toughness and versatility.

When it comes to power, versatility, fun-toughness and brash, head-turning style, the well-equipped new Ranger Splash 4×4 flareside is ready to go whenever you are.

A standard 3.0L V-6 engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection provides the punch (a punchier 4.0L V-6 is optional with both Splash models). The standard auto-locking hubs with the Ford Touch Drive transfer case allow shifting “on the fly” between 4×2 and 4×4-hlgh at the touch of a button at normal road speeds. And in case your style of four wheeling requires a more “hands on” approach, you’re covered. Manual locking hubs with 2-speed shifter are optional.

Yes, your dealer can install attractive Ford accessories like rally bars, off-road lights, brush guards and hood cover to your new splash, but you may find you like your truck better without them. It’s fully equipped for action just the way it is.


For all its toughness and rugged good looks, the spacious interior compartment of the Ranger Splash is downright civilized.

Splash benefits from the same interior refinements found in all the new 1993 Rangers, refinements that include the redesigning and repositioning of selected controls for greater operating convenience. Equipped for comfort and pleasurable driving, Splash sound system choices Include a variety of premium radios, one of which features the outstanding digital reproduction capability of a compact disc player.

Ranger Splash is indeed a fully equipped vehicle. You can add to your driving enjoyment, however, by choosing the Splash Preferred Equipment Package. It consists of two very popular equipment choices: an electronic AM/FM stereo radio with cassette player/dock, and a sliding rear window. You can also tailor your truck to better fit your individual needs by selecting from the generous list of Splash comfort, convenience and performance options. But whether you choose the package, some individual options or nothing at all, you’ll be getting a superb compact pickup that’s dynamite to look at and a kick to drive. Splash Is, after all, a Ranger — America’s compact pickup of choice the past 6 years.

Ranger Splash Equipment



  • Aero halogen headlamps
  • Color-keyed grille, front bumper and rear step bumper
  • Color-keyed, sail-mounted power mirrors (RH convex)
  • Special tape stripe
  • Tinted glass
  • Easily removable tailgate
  • Cargo box light
  • High-mount center stop lamp
  • Full-face chrome wheels (4×2); Deep-dish cast
  • aluminum wheels (4×4)
  • P235/60Rx15 all-season raised-black-letter tires (4×2);
  • P235/75Rx15SL all-terrain outline-white-letter tires (4×4)


  • 60/40 cloth split bench seat with storage armrest
  • Ergonomic Instrument cluster with fuel, temperature, oil pressure and voltmeter gauges; trip odometer
  • Locking glove box
  • Stalk-mounted controls for turn signals, constant speed and Interval windshield wipers/washer, hlgh-beams, and flash-to-pass feature
  • Tachometer (4×4)
  • Electronic AM/FM stereo radio with digital clock
  • Glove box, engine compartment, ashtray and map lights; headllghts-on warning chime
  • Door trim: color-keyed cloth/vinyl with map pockets
  • Color-keyed cloth visors; mirror on right, map strap on left
  • Floor consolette with dual cup holders
  • Interval wiper


  • 2.3L 1-4 engine (4×2); 3.0L V-6 engine (4×4); multi-port electronic fuel injection with EEC-IV computer controls
  • 5-speed manual overdrive transmission
  • Power steering
  • Power front disc brakes; rear drum brakes
  • with anti-lock system
  • Handling suspension (4×2)
  • Twln-I-Beam (4×2) and Twin-Traction Beam (4×4)
  • independent front suspensions; nitrogen gas-pressurized shock absorbers (heavy-duty on 4×4)
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars
  • Automatic locking hubs with Touch Drive electric shift transfer case (4×4)


  • Electronic AM/FM stereo radio with cassette and digital clock
  • Sliding rear window


  • Air conditioning
  • Speed control/tilt steering wheel
  • Cloth sport bucket seats and floor console
  • Bodyside protection moldings
  • Power window and lock group
  • Electronic premium AM/FM stereo radio with cassette and digital clock
  • Electronic premium AM/FM stereo radio with CD and digital clock
  • 3.0LV-6 engine (standard with 4×4)
  • 4.0LV-6 engine
  • Automatic overdrive transmission
  • Performance axle (with V-6 engine only)
  • Tachometer (standard with 4×4)
  • Super engine cooling
  • Manual locking hubs (4×4 only)

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