Ford Philippines on Friday announced an all-time high monthly performance for August, with retail sales jumping 138 percent year-on-year to 1,967 units.
“Customer response to our full lineup of Ford vehicles continues to be extraordinary across the country. Our ongoing product-led transformation and focus on delivering the very best customer experience is helping drive record sales,” Ford Philippines Managing Director Kay Hart said.
The Ranger pickup delivered its best-ever retail month in August, with sales jumping 150 percent year-on-year to 807 units. Year-to-date sales of the Ranger have risen 71 percent to 4,740 units.
The all-new EcoSport compact SUV continued with its early success in August as strong demand helped deliver retail sales of 517 units, bringing total sales to 2,681 units.
Ford’s SUVs also contributed to the record monthly performance. Sales of the Ford Everest SUV during the month surged 72 percent year-on-year to 287 units. Year-to-date sales of Everest have risen 27 percent to 2,190 units.
August retail sales of the Ford Explorer premium mid-size SUV totaled 102 units, helping push its year-to-date sales up 13 percent to 780 units.
Ford’s overall year-to-date sales have risen 50 percent to 12,554 units.
Ford said it is opening its Ford Baguio facility on October 2. The company currently has 34 dealerships in key locations across the Philippines.