Friday, August 5, 2016
Ford Philippines Delivers Best July Performance
Ford Philippines today announced its best-ever July performance with total retail sales rising 61 percent year-over-year to 2,748 units. The record month was led by continued strong demand for the EcoSport, Ranger and Everest.
Ford’s year-to-date sales have now risen 61 percent to 19,517 units, helping Ford remain one of the fastest growing automotive brands in the Philippines in 2016.
“Our big three Ford nameplates continue to drive record sales this year, attracting customers across the country who appreciate the value, quality and safety that our global Ford vehicles deliver,” said Lance Mosley, managing director, Ford Philippines.
The EcoSport compact SUV continued as one of Ford’s top-selling nameplates in the Philippines with July sales increasing four percent to 866 units – its best monthly performance this year. Built on Ford’s global B-segment platform, the EcoSport continues to delight customers with its combination of small-car practicality and agility of an SUV.
Ford recently added the EcoSport Black Edition variant, which features contrasting black details complemented with stylized accessories for a bold, distinct look on the road.
The Everest mid-size SUV delivered July retail sales of 945 units, helping its year-to-date sales jump to 7,906 units. Available in five variants, the all-new Everest has transformed customer expectations with its blend of capability, exceptional ride quality, dynamic handling and host of advanced technologies that offer outstanding safety, connectivity and convenience.
July sales of the segment-defining Ranger pickup truck jumped 26 percent year-over-year to 700 units, pushing its year-to-date retail total to 4,672 units. The Ranger’s full lineup of 13 variants in the Philippines allows for significant customer choice to match a wide-range of work and lifestyles.
“The Ranger represents our Built Ford Tough heritage, and combines the quality, versatily and durability that our customers expect in a pickup with class-leading features and technology,” explained Mosley.