Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger Car News in the Philippines

  • Is the 2023 Ford Ranger Wildtrak the better buy versus the Ranger Raptor?

    Ford Philippines recently launched the 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor. They knew they had a hit on their hands as many buyers eagerly awaited its next-generation version to arrive in the local market. While it didn’t come with a V6 engine that many expected, the Blue Oval brand is still open to bringing it in if there is enough demand. Also read: EXCLUSIVE: V6 Ranger Raptor can still be offered if there is enough demand -- Ford Philippines However, it does raise the question, what about the Ford Ranger

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 26, 2023

  • Test drives and great deals: Visit Ford Island Conquest on May 19-21

    The first leg of the Ford Island Conquest (FIC) series of test-drive events has entered its sixth year in the Philippines and is happening this week! The company said in a May 2023 press statement that the event will be on May 19 to 21, 2023 at the ARCA South Interactive Park in Taguig City. Admission is free. The test drive proper is open until 6:00 pm. Customers should have a valid Philippine driver’s license, wear proper footwear and wear a face mask. Over ₱2M in total cash savings and freebi

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 17, 2023

  • IMMORTAL: How has the Ford Ranger T6 platform lasted this long?

    The Ford Ranger on the T6 platform has been around since 2011, when it was first introduced into the global market. The T6 platform is also the basis for the first generation of the Ranger Raptor, albeit with modifications to the suspension and chassis to handle tough off-roading duties. So, the T6 platform got us thinking, how has it lasted so long, especially now that it's still being used in the next-generation Ford Ranger and Ford Ranger Raptor? A brief history of the T6 platform The T6 plat

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 13, 2023

  • Drive the all-new Ranger Raptor at Ford Island Conquest on May 19-21!

    Everyone knows by now that the all-new Ford Ranger Raptor will be launched in the Philippines on May 18, 2023. And everyone also knows by now that the ultimate version of Ford’s pick-up truck is expected to arrive on our shores with a biturbo diesel engine, although there is still hope that the mighty twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 gasoline variant could still be part of the lineup. But what everyone might not know is that you can try out the all-new Ranger Raptor the day after its launch, with Ford Ph

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    May 11, 2023

  • We want the 2023 Ford Ranger Stormtrak in the Philippines

    Ford Motor Company is using the 2023 Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS) to showcase new versions of its popular models. Such is the case with the 2023 Ford Ranger Stormtrak and our colleagues from AutoFun Thailand were on hand to take us on a tour. The new variant bridges the gap between the Ford Ranger Wildtrak and the Ford Ranger Raptor. It is a sportier version of the Wildtrack but gets more features, special deals, and a different interior. Sportier exterior Starting with the outside, t

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 24, 2023

  • Diesel available! Next-gen Ford Ranger Raptor unveiled at Bangkok International Motor Show 2023

    The next-generation Ford Ranger Raptor has been in the market for some time in other countries, packing some serious punch. We have reported extensively on the whopping twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter, twin-cam, 24-valve V6 gasoline engine that the new flagship Ranger pick-up uses. It produces a sensational 397 PS and 583 Nm of torque, some 177 PS and 83 Nm more than the old model. However, some markets wanted to have a diesel option, including Thailand. That’s why the Ranger Raptor unveiled at the

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Mar 21, 2023

  • The Ford Ranger wins Women’s World Car of the Year as the Best 4x4 and Pickup

    The Ford Ranger (Specs | News) has won the “Best 4x4 and Pickup” according to the Women’s World Car of the Year. Women’s World Car of the Year is voted for by a jury comprising 63 women motoring journalists from 45 countries across five continents who make up the automotive industry’s only all-female jury. The Ford Ranger was assessed for its safety, driving, comfort, technology, design, efficiency, environmental impact, and value for money. The judges were impressed by the pickup truck's wide r

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Feb 24, 2023

  • OWNER REVIEWS: Next-generation Ford Ranger owners speak up on their pick-ups

    The next-generation Ford Ranger is one of the most technologically advanced pickups in its class. AutoFun Philippines has already tested the top-spec Ranger Wildtrak 4x4, where our Writer Joey Deriquito found that it offered plenty of convenience and safety tech, along with a powerful twin-turbo diesel engine. Ford Philippines also released a February 2023 press statement about two next-generation Ranger owners who gave their experience about living with their pick-ups every day. They are Pampan

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Feb 23, 2023

  • Chicago Auto Show 2023: Volkswagen mulling over 'electrified' pick-up -- report

    Although German carmaker Volkswagen has already invested heavily in electric vehicles (EV), it does not yet have an electric pick-up. At least, not right now. American car publication Autoblog reported that Volkswagen is looking into building one after finishing up its EV sport-utility vehicles (SUV). “It would not be a combustion,” said Volkswagen America CEO Pablo Di Si at the sidelines of the Chicago Auto Show 2023. "Let me define, electrified. It can be electric. It can be a plug-in. It cann

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Feb 11, 2023

  • FULL REVIEW: 2023 Ford Ranger Wildtrak - Where tech and tough combine

    The 2023 Ford Ranger is one of the brand’s best-selling vehicles in the Philippines, as it ranks high with the likes of the Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi Strada, Isuzu D-MAX, and Nissan Navara. It comes with multiple available variants that suit different use cases and niches that the pickup truck market offers. The Wildtrak model is the top-of-line variant with all the bells and whistles and the off-roading capability. It's the model to get if you want to experience all the technology Ford offers an

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jan 31, 2023

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