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Rancher XL
A Rancher XL in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle class (GTA V) Off-road
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 4-door SUV
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passenger)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Declasse
Price $9,000 (Online)
Related vehicle(s) Police Rancher
FIB Rancher
"A pioneer of the mid-size SUV market during the 1980s and early 1990s, the Rancher harks back to a simpler time when you could still stick a metal box on wheels and call it a car." description.

The Declasse Rancher XL is a four-door, mid-size SUV in Grand Theft Auto V. It is a four-door derivative of the Rancher from Grand Theft Auto IV, with a longer wheelbase — reminiscent of the FBI Rancher and Cartel from GTA III-era games.


The Rancher XL is based on the 1973-1991 Chevrolet Suburban but with a boxier design. It could also be based on a second generation Chevy K5 Blazer or 1984-1996 Jeep Cherokee/Wagoneer XJ, since there is another SUV based on the Suburban. It also shares some styling (front and rear fascias) with the Dodge RamCharger, albeit being considerably larger.


  • A snow-covered Rancher XL is used by the player during the Prologue mission. This particular variant has snow on its hood and roof, and features snow chains on its tires. 



  • This likely the precedessor of the Granger because this is based on a 1986-1991 Chevrolet Suburban and the Granger is based on a 2007-2013 model.
  • If given off-road tires and a red paint job, the Rancher XL will strongly resemble Harry Dalton's truck from the film Dante's Peak.
  • Painting it with a black paint job, the vehicle will resemble the FBI Rancher.
    • With this, at the airport, a black Rancher can be found quite often, maybe referencing the FBI Rancher once again.
  • In the Prologue mission, after the train crash, when Michael, Trevor, and Brad get out of the vehicle, there is an audible Door Ajar Chime coming out of it.
  • It is one of two SUVs which are classified as Off-Road in-game, the other one is the Merryweather variant of the Mesa.
  • Unlike the normal Rancher, it has a diesel engine instead of a gasoline one.
  • This is the first vehicle in GTA V to be driven by the player, as if the player starts to play GTA V, they will start with the introduction and after escaping from the police, the Rancher XL as a gateway vehicle then it will be driven.
  • Respraying it red and black will make it slightly resemble the Gang Rancher used by the Sharks in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.



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