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Would you recommend the Ford Ranger over the SsangYong Musso?

I'm looking at pickups and trying to decide between the SsangYong Musso and Ford Ranger. Both tow 3.5 tonnes, which I need. The Musso is obviously cheaper, but I want to know your opinion.

Asked on 31 July 2018 by matt ridley

Answered by Dan Powell
The Ford Ranger is a great pick-up, with proven off-road dynamics and a usefully large load bay. The cabin is also comfortable and car-like, which means it doubles up as a family car at the weekends: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ford/ranger-2011/

The SsangYong Musso has a smaller load bay than the Ford. It's also less refined on the road, with lots of juddering and body roll in the corners. However, it does have an ace up its sleeve, in the form of a huge five-year-unlimited-mileage warranty: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ssangyong/musso-.../

As a workhorse, the Musso makes the most sense as it's backed by a warranty that Ford can't match. However, if you want a pick-up as a family car then the Ranger might suit your needs better. There is a new Musso on the way, but it's much more expensive than the outgoing model: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ssangyong/musso-.../
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