PH-spec Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 predicted to be cheaper than Thai counterpart

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

The local Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 will be cheaper than in Thai market due to tax exemption.

The Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 has been recently launched in Thailand with official pricing and full specs. This makes Philippines car lovers more eager than ever with a great curiosity about the pickup’s price on the local market.

 Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 front view

The Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 has been recently launched in Thailand

At the Bangkok International Motor Show 2018, Ford Thailand disclosed the Raptor’s recommended retail price to be THB 1,699,000, The workhorse is also available for ordering in our neighboring market.

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THB 1,699,000 is equal to P2,834,000 including value added tax, excise tax, etc. However, in Thailand, the Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 is claimed to be different from normal pickups because its rear axles are installed with coil spring suspension. Therefore, it will be imposed 25% excise tax like pickup platform vehicles (PPVs), instead of 12% like common pickups with leaf spring suspension.

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In Thailand, the Raptor is considered to be different from normal pickups because its rear axles are installed with coil spring suspension

In our market, there is no difference of tax levels for pickups’ rear axle spring suspension. According to the TRAIN tax reform law, pickups are not subject to excise taxes. Additionally, the Philippines is a member of ASEAN, so the PH-market Ford Ranger Raptor 2018 is exempt from import duty.

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Ford Ranger Raptor

<p>The Ford Ranger Raptor is the brand&#39;s entry to the pickup truck segment in the Philippines. This truck is fit for those who think the <a href="https://philkotse.com/ford-ranger-price-philippines" title="Ford Ranger Philkotse Car Guide">standard Ranger</a> does not have enough fearsomeness. It comes with black composite material fenders and a frame-mounted bumper,&nbsp;while the grille features an enlarge Ford typography that is different from the standard model.</p> <p>For quite some time, the pickup truck&nbsp;was being teased in the Philippine market. Ford Philippines promised that the Ranger would have a more powerful option as Ford thought the standard Range is too plain for the local market. As such, the Blue Oval company&nbsp;decided to improve the model&#39;s power figures and volume and provide beefier bodywork and tires, hence the Raptor.</p> <p>The American automaker provided several color options for the Ford Ranger Raptor. These colors include Shadow Black, Race Red, Frozen White, Conquer Grey, and Lightning Blue. As for the engine, the truck is only available with a&nbsp;2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine that is partnered with a 10-speed automatic transmission.</p>

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