Ranger leads Ford's February sales in the Philippines
Ford Philippines revealed that its February retail sales rose 24% from a year ago to 1,860 vehicles driven by the Ranger, Everest, and the EcoSport. Ford’s year-to-date sales have increased 14% to 4,597 vehicles.
“We are starting to feel the impact of the new auto excise taxes, though still retain a positive outlook for 2018 in line with the country’s positive economic forecasts,” said Bertrand Lessard, managing director, Ford Philippines.
The segment-defining Ranger led the February performance with sales increasing 125% year-over-year (YoY) to 886 vehicles. Year-to-date Ranger sales have risen 41% to 1,566 vehicles.
The Everest mid-size SUV achieved sales of 415 vehicles, pushing its year-to-date total up 13% to 1,409 vehicles. The Everest continues to have strong appeal among Filipino families as one of the smartest and safest vehicles in its segment.
The EcoSport compact-SUV delivered February sales of 477 vehicles, bringing year-to-date sales to 1,339 vehicles. The EcoSport has steadily attracted the young urban market with its features and capabilities perfect for city driving.