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Ford Ranger topples Toyota HiLux as Australia’s best-selling vehicle

January 4, 2024

Ford sold over 2000 more Rangers in 2023 than Toyota did HiLuxes, snatching away the sales crown from the HiLux after seven years.   The Ford Ranger was Australia’s best-selling vehicle in 2023, overtaking the Toyota HiLux and marking the first time a Blue Oval vehicle has topped the charts here in 28 years.   Ford sold 63,356 Rangers in 2023, up 33 per cent over 2022. That figure consisted of 5095 4×2 vehicles (up...

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Introducing the Ford Ranger Plug-in Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard

September 20, 2023

ARRIVING IN EARLY 2025, THE FORD RANGER PLUG-IN HYBRID WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE FROM AUTHORISED EV DEALERS.   The Ford Ranger Plug-in Hybrid will deliver more torque than any other Ranger, thanks to a 2.3-litre Ford EcoBoost turbo petrol engine paired with an electric motor and rechargeable battery system. It can be driven in pure electric mode for more than 45 kilometres1 without using a drop of fuel or producing tailpipe emissions, helping customers...

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2023 Ford Puma FWD review

August 7, 2023

The Ford Puma handles like a hot hatch, looks like a more expensive SUV, and has a sharp sticker price. Why doesn’t it sell better?   With a handsome design that calls to mind the more expensive Porsche Macan, and sharp handling backed by a punchy turbocharged three-cylinder engine, the Puma has already proven it has plenty to offer in what’s a very competitive end of the new car market   Note: The images of...

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Ford Puma: A Compact SUV

May 30, 2023

The Ford Puma is an exceptional compact SUV that offers a perfect blend of style, functionality, and cutting-edge technology. With its sleek design, ample space, advanced connectivity features, top-notch safety systems, and impressive performance, the Ford Puma sets a new benchmark in the compact SUV segment. In this blog post, we will delve into the remarkable features and highlights of the Ford Puma, focusing on its spaciousness, connectivity options, safety measures, and performance capabilities.  ...

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Ford Australia Reveals the Wildtrak X

March 29, 2023

Ford Australia reveals the Wildtrak X; an off-road-focused special edition version of its top-selling Ranger Ute that bridges the gap between the Wildtrak and Raptor.   The new Ford Ranger Wildtrak X revives a nameplate last seen in 2021 in the previous generation form and is set to arrive in Australian showrooms during the second half of this year. This new Ranger special edition is priced from $75,990 before on-road costs, which is $4800 more...

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2023 Ford Everest: Wheels Car of the Year winner

March 24, 2023

The judges’ quotes were telling. “Really well thought-out. Ford has not just copied best practice in SUVs; it’s established best practice in many areas,” noted one.   “Software has been developed by Australians for our conditions. You can feel the difference, especially in the effectiveness of the ABS calibration on gravel,” said another.   “The chassis stability system’s tuning is outstandingly effective in Australian conditions.” Yep, they absolutely loved the Territory back in the February...

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The 2023 Ford Everest line-up is set to expand

October 31, 2022

The 2023 Ford Everest line-up is set to expand, with a new flagship 4×2 variant alongside price increases across all model grades. In response to high demand for the Everest Sport V6, Ford has announced a rear-wheel drive Sport 4×2 variant will join the line-up from March production, with power coming from the smaller 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The 2023 Next-Gen Everest Sport RWD will be priced from $62,790 plus on-road costs – $6800 less than...

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Next Gen Ranger Raptor First Drive

August 11, 2022

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE MOST-ANTICIPATED UTE OF THE YEAR REVEALS THE NEXT GEN RANGER RAPTOR PICK-UP IS AT HOME WHEN PUSHED IN EXTREME CONDITIONS. Two removable covers in the lower bumper of the Ford Next Gen Ranger Raptor give an insight into the tough truck’s capability. Stamped with “remove before flight”, they’re proof the pinnacle of the new Ranger line-up is designed to make you smile – and that it may not always have its wheels on...

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4×4 SUV or 4×4 UTE

July 18, 2022

Should I buy a 4×4 SUV or a 4X4 Ute? So, you like going on adventures beyond the bitumen, but you don’t have the finances to afford a dedicated holiday vehicle. What’s the right steed for you that combines weekday practicalities with weekend escapes: A dual-cab ute with four-wheel drive or an offroad wagon with four-wheel drive? Dual-cab utes are hugely popular. Three of the five best-selling vehicles in Australia are dual-cab 4x4s. Six of...

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2024 Ford E-Transit Custom electric van revealed

July 5, 2022

The electric version of the next Ford Transit Custom van has been unveiled – but it’s not due in Australian showrooms until 2024. The next-generation 2024 Ford Transit Custom van has been revealed in all-electric E-Transit Custom guise – though first arrivals in Australian showrooms are not due until sometime in 2024. The next Transit Custom mid-sized van will be offered with conventional diesel power – or, in a first for the nameplate, an all-electric...

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