Ford Philippines sold 5,000 units of Territory in less than a year

Updated Jul 08, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

A strong contender in the country’s growing crossover segment.

Last August 2020, Ford Philippines added the Territory to its lineup which expanded its fleet of crossover, officially joining the EcoSport subcompact crossover. The Territory is a 5-seater compact crossover from the American automaker that is designed with sleek styling and lots of features.

Ford Territory front view

Ford Territory compact crossover

After almost a year of competing in the local market, the Ford Philippines is now celebrating its 5,000th Ford Territory customer milestone. As of the end of June 2021, the Blue Oval company managed to sell 5,247 units of the compact crossover, translating to a 56 percent share in the local small SUV segment as of May 2021.

“This is a huge milestone for us at Ford and we send our immense appreciation to the growing community of Territory owners in the Philippines for their trust and support. We are very excited to bring the Territory to more Filipino customers who will definitely enjoy driving smart, safe, stylish, and feature-packed SUV,” said Ford Philippines Managing Director Michael Breen.

Ford Territory interior view

A feature-loaded vehicle from Ford

The Ford Territory is seated in between the EcoSport and Everest in terms of dimensions. The Territory is also Ford’s challenger in the growing crossover segment in the Philippines that includes vehicles such as the Geely Coolray, Kia Stonic, Volkswagen T-Cross, among others.

Inside, the Ford Territory comes with a panoramic moonroof, 360-degree around-view monitor, 10-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Blind Spot Information System.

Ford Territory front view

The Ford Territory will help grow the crossover market of the American car brand in the country

Under the hood, the compact crossover is powered by a 1.5-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine as standard, making 141 hp and 225 Nm of torque. The engine can be coupled to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for the two variants. It is also equipped with a Sport Mode to provide drivers with a more spirited driving experience.

Ford Philippines offers the Territory at a starting price of Php 1,277,000 for the Trend variant and goes up to Php 1,310,000 for the top-of-the-line Titanium+ variant.

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Ford Territory

<p>The Ford Territory for the Philippine market is a five-seater crossover built from the joint venture between JMC and Ford. It is positioned just above the Ford EcoSport in terms of size, and it uses a 1.5-liter EcoBoost inline-4 gasoline engine.&nbsp;</p> <p>There are two variants for the Territory in the Philippines. The top-spec trim is the Territory Titanium+, which features active parking assist, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and other driver assist features. The second variant is the Territory Trend. This particular trim lacks the aforementioned driving features avialable on the top-spec model, but for the most part it comes standard with the same comfort features.</p>

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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