FORD Philippines said its sales in June rose 17 percent year-on-year to 3,273 vehicles led by continued strong demand for the Everest, EcoSport and Ranger.
“The wide popularity and strong appeal of the Everest, EcoSport and Ranger are continuing to drive our sales momentum this year,” Lance Mosley, managing director, Ford Philippines said in a statement on Tuesday.
The record month helped Ford cap its all-time best quarterly performance, delivering retail sales from the April-June period of 8,922 vehicles.
Mosley said that the Everest SUV remained Ford’s best-selling vehicle in the country with June sales rising 8 percent from a year ago to 1,139 vehicles, helping drive its total year-to-date sales to 5,768 vehicles.
Sales of the EcoSport compact SUV rose 15 percent from a year ago to 984 vehicles. Year-to-date sales of the EcoSport increased 20 percent to 5,225 vehicles.
June sales of its Ranger pickup truck rose 40 percent year-over-year to 880 vehicles, driving its year-to-date sales up 16 percent to 4,596 vehicles.
Available in a range of 15 variants in the Philippines, the “Built Ford Tough” Ranger is the second best-selling pickup truck in the country.
Ford’s North American-built models also contributed to the record June and quarterly performances. June sales of the premium Explorer SUV rose 57 percent to 137 vehicles, helping its second-quarter sales increase 47 percent to 353 vehicles, the company added.
Meanwhile, the Mustang sports car delivered June sales of 69 vehicles, boosting its quarterly sales to 124 vehicles.