KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 3 May 2018 – The segment-defining Ranger pickup truck
achieved a strong first quarter in Malaysia with retail sales increasing over nine percent from
the previous year to 1,451 vehicles.
The strong quarterly performance helped Ranger increase its share of the pickup
segment to 15.3 percent, a gain of 1.3 percentage points from the first quarter of last
Ranger continues to be Ford’s best-selling nameplate in Malaysia and one of the best-selling
pickups in the market as strong demand has continued across the entire model line.
“Ranger’s bold design and its unmatched versatility, safety and capability is really helping
drive its popularity in Malaysia,” said Syed Ahmad Muzri Syed Faiz, managing director, Sime
Darby Auto Connexion.
“The ‘Built Ford Tough’ Ranger is continuing to attract a wide range of loyal customers
across the country,” said Truong Kim Phong, managing director, Asia Pacific Emerging
Markets, Ford Motor Company.
The Ranger is available in Malaysia in ten variants – including the Ranger Wildtrak, Ranger
FX4, XLT, XL and Standard variants – allowing it to complement a wide range of customer’s
work and lifestyles.
“We are confident that the Ranger will continue to drive our momentum in Malaysia. We also
plan to introduce more global Ford vehicles, as well as continue to enhance our customer
and ownership experience, including the ongoing expansion of our dealer network,” added
To help accommodate the fast-growing customer base in Malaysia, Ford and SDAC continue to expand the nationwide dealership network both in Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, the recent being in East Malaysia, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (Kuching).