MIAS 2023: Next-gen Ford Territory officially makes PH debut 

Updated Apr 13, 2023 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Available in two variants with notable standard features. 

The next-generation Ford Territory has officially launched for the Philippine market at the 2023 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). Being a full model change, it gets plenty of improvements from the inside and out. 

The 2023 Ford Territory

The 2023 Ford Territory

Aside from the updated design, the next-gen 2023 Ford Territory has grown in size. It is 50mm longer and 32mm taller than the outgoing model. Moreover, the wheelbase and the ground clearance increased by 10mm.  

Let’s check the ins and outs of the all-new 2023 Ford Territory in detail.  


The next-gen Territory gets two different variants in the form of the entry-level Titanium and the top-spec Titanium X. Both are similar visually with some slight variances, but these two both assume a more assertive SUV-like design. 

All-new Territory from the rear

The all-new Territory from the rear

Present on the front of the all-new Territory is a pair of LED headlamps with auto on/off function, and LED daytime running lamps. The latter comes in an inverted L-shape design and is eye-catching. The lighting elements then complement the vehicle’s large honeycomb grille. 

The side of this new Ford model then comprises smooth lines with an ample number of SUV-like details. Its windows as well as the door handles are wrapped in chrome to provide the vehicle with a degree of elegance. Meanwhile, the lower side portion and the wheel arches are topped off with black plastic claddings as well as a rocker panel. 

2023 Territory from the side

The 2023 Territory from the side

Its rear end then gets inverted L-shaped LED taillights to mirror the front end. Further enhancing the rear is a spoiler and rear fog lamps. 

Exclusive to the top-spec Titanium X are puddle lamps, a hands-free power tailgate, and a panoramic moonroof. 

Wrapping up the look of the 2023 Territory is a set of new wheels. For the Titanium X, it gets a 19-inch set while the entry-level Titanium comes with an 18-inch set.  


Step inside the all-new Territory and one will find a well-arranged interior leaning towards a minimalist style direction.  

All-new Territory's interior

Check out the all-new Territory's interior

For the front cabin, its array of standard equipment includes a push-to-start button with a smart entry system, a tilt and telescopic steering column, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a number of USB charging ports, a wireless smartphone charging pad, among others.

The next-gen Ford Territory also comes with a digital gauge cluster, standard on both trims. It also has a 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat but only the top-spec Titanium X comes with ventilated front seats.  

A picture of the Territory's trunk.

This Ford model gets a decently-sized trunk

All five occupants of the Territory are then kept cool via a dual-zone automatic climate control system with air vents for the second row. The top-spec variant then comes with perforated leather seating.  

Tech & Safety 

Handling crash safety for the all-new Territory are a total of six airbags, anti-lock braking, traction control, hill-launch assist, hill-descent control, rollover mitigation, parking sensors, and a tire pressure monitor.  

Territory's front cabin

The all-new Territory's front cabin

On top of those, this next-gen Ford model also gets blind spot monitoring, a 360-degree view monitor, tire pressure monitoring, and enhanced active park assist as standard. 

Only the top-spec Territory Titanium X gets adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, autonomous braking, collision mitigation, and lane keep assist.  

12-inch touchscreen headunit

12-inch touchscreen headunit

Providing the entertainment needs of the 2023 Territory’s occupants is a 12-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The top-spec trim gets eight speakers, while the entry-level trim gets six.  

Engine & Performance 

Under the hood of the all-new 2023 Ford Territory is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine that’s good for 158 horsepower and 248 Nm of torque. Power is sent to its front wheels via a seven-speed wet-type dual-clutch automatic gearbox. 

1.5-liter GTDI inline-4 gasoline engine

The all-new Territory's 1.5-liter GTDI inline-4 gasoline engine

Stopping power for this model is provided by disc brakes for all four wheels. Ride quality and handling are then managed by a MacPherson strut front suspension and a multi-link rear suspension. 


The 2023 Ford Territory for the Philippine market starts at Php 1,335,000 for the Titanium, and Php 1,599,000 for the Titanium X. Worry-free ownership is ensured since this Ford model comes with a 5-year warranty.  

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Know more about Ford Territory 2024

Ford Territory

The Ford Territory is a compact crossover SUV for the Philippine market. This five-seater model has two different trims, the Titanium X which is priced at Php 1,599,000 and the Titanium which has a price tag of Php 1,335,000. 

Size-wise, the next-generation 2023 Territory is 4,630mm long, 1,935mm wide, and 1,706mm in height. It has a wheelbase length spanning 2,726mm, and a ground clearance of 190mm. 

Propelling the Territory is a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine that’s able to produce up to 158 horsepower and 248 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its front wheels via a seven-speed automatic gearbox.  

Locally, the Territory competes against the Toyota Corolla Cross, MG RX5, Chery Tiggo 7, Geely Azkarra, etc. 

₱ 1,355,000 - ₱ 1,599,000

Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel


Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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