2023 Ranger pushes Ford PH’s highest monthly sales for the year

Updated Oct 18, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The next-gen model already found its footing.

The next-gen Ford Ranger didn’t take long to adapt to the Philippine market as it remains the best-selling model locally for the Blue Oval company.

Ford Ranger front view

2023 Ford Ranger

According to Ford Philippines’ September 2022 sales figures, the midsize pickup truck managed to sell 1,311 units. This enabled the company to achieve its highest monthly sales record for this year. Following the Ranger are the Territory and next-gen Everest with 812 and 723 units sold, respectively.

The Ford Ranger gets a bolder and more rugged look underscored by its new front fascia. It has similar headlights to the model’s larger pickup sibling, the F-150, which adds an upscale look. Inside, the vehicle can be equipped with a vertical 12-inch touchscreen with SYNC4, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

Under the hood, the powertrain options remain the same as the previous generation. The top-of-the-line Wildtrak 4x4 comes exclusive with a 2.0-liter bi-turbo diesel engine that makes 207 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque, while the rest have a 2.0-liter single-turbo diesel engine with 168 horsepower and 405 Nm of torque.

Ford Ranger interior view

It has a massive vertical screen

In addition to the pickup’s impressive sales performance, Ford Philippines’ year-to-date sales also grew by 10 percent to 16,244 vehicles as compared to last year. On a quarterly performance, vehicle sales rose by 50 percent in the third quarter of 2022 to 7,288 vehicles.

“We thank our customers for their continued patronage of the Ford brand, as well as our dealers for their solid partnership in bringing our vehicles closer to more customers nationwide,” said Ford Philippines Managing Director Mike Breen.

“Launching our next-gen vehicles in the last quarter definitely gave our retail performance a big boost, and we are definitely encouraged to sustain the momentum as we near the end of the year with more exciting offers and services for our customers,” added Breen.

Ford Ranger rear view

A tougher-looking pickup truck

If you are interested in knowing more about Ford vehicles, the company is on a nationwide tour under its Ford Island Conquest (FIC), offering test drive opportunities and promos. Following the latest leg in Davao, the FIC will be arriving at the SM Seaside Cebu on October 28 to 30, and later at the SM Mall of Asia on November 18 to 20.

Don’t miss up-to-date car sales reports at Philkotse.com.

Know more about Ford Ranger 2023

Ford Ranger

The 2023 Ford Ranger is a 4x4 or 4x2 pickup truck. It is the latest version of the said model, and as of its launch in the Philippine market, it has a total of eight different variants.

These are the top-spec Wildtrak 4x4, Wildtrak 4x2, Sport 4x4, Sport 4x2, XLT 4x2, XLS 4x2 AT, XLS 4x2 MT, and the entry-level XL 4x4. As of 2023, prices for these trims ranges from php 1,198,000 to Php 1,885,000.

Under the hood of the new Ranger are two-different diesel mills. For the Wildtrak 4x4, it uses a 2.0-liter biturbo that can churn out 210 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. It is also the sole trim that uses a 10-speed automatic tranny.

The rest of the all-new Ranger then gets a 2.0-liter turbodiesel that can produce up to 170 horsepower and 405 Nm of torque. Only the XLS 4x2 and the XL 4x4 may come with a six-speed manual. The other non-biturbo trims then use a six-speed automatic.

Size-wise, the all-new 2023 Ranger is 5,370mm long, 1,918mm wide, and 1,884mm in height. They also offer a wheelbase length of 3,270mm, and a ground clearance of 235mm.

Locally, the 2023 Ford Ranger faces the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi Strada, Isuzu D-Max, Mazda BT-50, etc.

₱ 1,155,000 - ₱ 1,885,000

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