It’s better to choose original or recommended by Ford timing belt for Ranger 2.5. Nevertheless, you need optimal size for 2.5 motors installed in Ranger. In production belts with 9.525 N/mm gap division and HTDA type of profile were used. Quite usual and ordinary belts were used in 2011 cars with engine code 2.5LHPCRDITC(143). First thing to look at is 103 number of teeth and also important width of 26, 5 mm. Gas grid system in Ford Ranger needs good timing belt to run.
Always buy toothed belt for 2.5LHPCRDITC(143) engine code with recommended width at 26, 5 mm. You also will have problems in achieving 9.525 N/mm gap division with different from HTDA toothed belt type. So, make sure you buy for 2012 Ford Ranger quality materials only. Actually, there are plenty of analog parts for Ford Ranger with 2.5 engine.