Ford Ranger, Ford Everest Lead Ford PH's October Sales
Ford Philippines announced its October retail sales of 1,625 vehicles, led by the Ford Ranger and Ford Everest. The Ranger posted October sales of 725 vehicles, pushing its year-to-date sales up 12 percent to 9,216 vehicles. The new Ranger lineup, launched in September, features two new-generation powertrains--the 2.0L Bi-Turbo and 2.0L Single Turbo engines, as well as the proven Duratorq engine--helping bolster the Ranger's wide appeal among Filipino customers. The high-performance Ford Ranger Raptor--also launched in September--is helping attract new customers looking for a Ranger with immense and unmatched off-road capability. The Everest midsize SUV recorded sales of 560 vehicles, driving its year-to-date sales to 4,960 vehicles. The Everest features impressive off-road capability, on-road comfort, advanced technology, bold design, and a comfortable, quiet and refined interior. The Ford EcoSport mini SUV contributed to the October retail performance with sales of 274 vehicles, driving year-to-date total to 4,597 vehicles. The new EcoSport features a choice of two highly capable powertrains--the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine and the 1.5-liter Ti-VCT engine. The new Ford Mustang posted sales of 30 vehicles, pushing its year-to-date sales up nine percent to 369 vehicles. "Our Big Three nameplates--Ranger, Everest, and EcoSport--continue to drive our overall sales. We're expecting to finish the year strong, supported by a number of experiential test drive events planned around the country that allow prospective customers to personally experience our full Ford lineup," said Bert Lessard, managing director, Ford Philippines.