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All-New European Ford Focus coming to New Zealand

The all-new Ford Focus – the most accomplished and technically-competent Focus yet – has been developed from the ground up to provide the most confidence-inspiring, intuitive, and rewarding driver and occupant experience for New Zealanders.

Rethink What Service Should Be; Ford’s Consumer Experience Initiatives continue with The Ford Store by North Harbour Ford and Ford Link by Capital City Ford

Ford is continuing its drive for innovation that focuses on the consumer experience with two new-format dealer store openings in November. While very different in size, the two new Ford Stores have a similar but non-traditional take on what it means to be a Ford dealership.

New Ford Ranger Raptor Arrives, Delivering Unmatched Driving Dynamics

Simon Johnson climbs out of the camouflaged Ranger Raptor with the red Alice Springs dust swirling behind him. Removing his racing helmet, the Vehicle Dynamics Lead has a grin from ear to ear…. “Wow. People are going to be able to buy this?”

First Ford Performance Ranger Raptor to be priced from $84,990 ahead of arriving in New Zealand showrooms from October 2018

The first-ever Ford Ranger Raptor is the ultimate expression of the Ford Ranger, and will be available for New Zealand off-road enthusiasts as a bold entrant in an all-new niche. It will go on sale in late 2018 with a Recommended Retail Price of $84,990

2019 Ford Everest Titanium: 500Nm Bi-Turbo engine and Five year warranty now standard

Representing a significant evolution in safety, technology and design, the updated 2019 Ford Everest will go on sale in the top-level Titanium specification only this September with a recommended retail price of $87,990**.

Ford New Zealand to phase in a new five-year warranty

AUCKLAND, 23 July 2018 – Ford New Zealand is phasing in a new five-year Ford Express New Vehicle Warranty on all new vehicles, including Ford Transit from 1 August, and upon arrival in October this year, the new 2019 Ford Ranger.

European-manufactured All-New Ford Focus brings AEB standard, and advanced powertrains as the most sophisticated Focus ever offered in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 20 July, 2018 – The all-new Ford Focus will be on sale in New Zealand from February 2019, offering enhanced specification and designed from a clean sheet of paper. The all-new Ford Focus ushers in a new era for technology, comfort, space and driving experience for New Zealand customers.

2018 Ford Transit Custom Arrives: Enhanced Style and Technology with AEB and SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility

The new Ford Transit Custom is now in showrooms with a bold new design, an all-new interior and enhanced features for New Zealand innovators, smart-working tradies and entrepreneurs.
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Ford Tourneo Custom: You Have Arrived

The new Ford Tourneo Custom is now available in New Zealand with a bold new design, an all-new interior and enhanced features offering the best seat in the house. The Tourneo Custom offers a spacious and luxurious cabin with unique-in-segment rear seating with six individual seats that can be arranged in conference format.

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) to come standard on every Ford Escape from September, as first Escape ST-Line gives New Zealanders Ford’s most comprehensive SUV line-up to-date

The Ford Escape ST-Line will join Ford’s SUV line-up later in 2018 to give New Zealanders a sports-oriented mid-sized SUV, while Autonomous Emergency Braking has been expanded to become standard equipment on every 2018 Escape model from September 2018.

Ford Mustang BULLITT the most powerful Mustang GT yet sold in New Zealand, arriving October 2018 from $93,490

The Ford Mustang BULLITT will be in New Zealand showrooms this October, in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Steve McQueen film that saw the Hollywood legend drive a 1968 Mustang Fastback in one of the silver screen’s most epic car chases.

2019 Ford Ranger pricing and models: better value for money with higher equipment levels

The updated 2019 Ford Ranger will go on sale in October 2018 with a raft of focused improvements that build on Ranger’s renowned and award winning off-road capability and on-road versatility

2019 Ford Everest Titanium to feature 500Nm Bi-Turbo diesel engine and 10-speed automatic offering greater capability, refinement and efficiency

Available from September 2018 and offered in the single premium Titanium variant, the 2019 Ford Everest brings significant upgrades and advanced technology including AEB, with a state of the art powertrain for greater touring range and capability.

2019 Ford Ranger: New Zealand’s favourite new vehicle brings 500Nm, 10-speed auto, and advanced new features for greater off-road capability

On sale from October 2018, the 2019 Ford Ranger will bring New Zealanders an even more capable pick-up with a freshened line-up that combines classleading technology, safety and convenience features into a package with lower running costs

New-generation Ford Fiesta ST hot-hatch to join New Zealand Ford Performance line-up in first half of 2019.

The New Ford Fiesta ST will go sale in New Zealand in Q2, 2019, to offer enthusiasts a fun-to-drive, dynamic and advanced hot-hatch as part of the Ford Performance range.

Made-in-Germany: New Ford Focus to bring driver-oriented, high quality and technically advanced vehicle line-up to New Zealand customers

Ford New Zealand will bring the most advanced, highly equipped and freshly styled Ford Focus to New Zealand customers in late 2018. The new German-made Ford Focus will bring the latest safety, technology and European sophistication to more New Zealanders looking for a dynamic, practical passenger car.

First Ford Performance Ranger Raptor to be priced from $84,990 ahead of arriving in New Zealand showrooms Q3 2018

The wait is over: New Zealanders will be able to order a Ford Ranger Raptor in 2018 from $84,990 with genuine Raptor DNA as the new hero model for the Ranger line-up, following its globle reveal in Bangkok, Thailand, in February this year

New Ford Mustang BULLITT coming to New Zealand

The new special edition Ford Mustang BULLITT – celebrating the 50th anniversary the legendary film – will be made available in New Zealand for the first time.

Confirmed: New 2018 Ford Mustang arriving in New Zealand with sleek new design, greater performance and personalisation as the most advanced Ford Mustang yet

Ford New Zealand today confirmed the 2018 Mustang will begin to arrive on our shores from April, bringing more of what pony car enthusiasts want most: more power, more technology, and more choices to make any Mustang their own.

Ford Unleashes First-Ever Ranger Raptor; Off-Road Pickup Loaded with ‘Built Ford Tough’ and Ford Performance DNA

The first-ever Ranger Raptor, Ford’s new off-road, performance pick-up truck, blasted out from behind its camouflage during an reveal event in Thailand today.

Ford Ranger wins Best in Class 2017 for 6th year in a row!

As 2017 draws to a close, the Ford Ranger has earned new hardware for the trophy cabinet! The Ford Ranger has won three new awards including Automobile Association and Motoring Writers’ Guild Best in Class 2017 for the 6th year in a row.

Upscale your drive with the new Ford Endura ST-Line

Ford New Zealand today announced the new Ford Endura ST-Line, a smart, premium SUV, will go on sale across the country for the first time in May 2018.

Do as I Say, Not as I Do: A New Study by Ford Motor Company Finds that Parents are the Most Distracted Drivers in Australia and New Zealand

Parents often worry about screen addiction for their children, yet the data shows that adults find it hard to disconnect too. According to a recent survey conducted by Ford Motor Company of drivers in Australia and New Zealand, parents are the most distracted group of drivers on the road.

2017 Ford Transits with first automatic transmission arrive in New Zealand and sell out!

The Ford Transit is set to become the automatic choice for Kiwis with the arrival of the automatic transmission along with new more powerful and economical 2.0L EcoBlue engine and wind stabilisation technology to help drivers stay in lane in high crosswinds.

Fords Featured at Fieldays 2017

Ford New Zealand has brought its A game to Fieldays 2017 with a number of vehicles dressed to impress!

Customers get in early for Ford Fieldays specials; Ranger sets another record in May

Combining two of Kiwis’ favourite things, Rangers and Weber BBQs, has helped propel New Zealand’s number one new vehicle to yet another monthly sales record. More than 880 Ford Rangers found new homes across New Zealand in the month of May.

New Ford Transit now available with both new automatic transmission and Ford’s new 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine, delivering unrivalled package of fuel efficiency, performance and refinement

Available from June 2017, Ford New Zealand has revealed the new Transit Custom and Transit Custom Tourneo will be the first of the line in the country to be available with a much-anticipated 6-speed Select Shift automatic transmission in addition to the standard manual transmission.

Black is the new Black; New Ford Ranger and Everest Special Editions Coming in May

Ford New Zealand is introducing two special edition vehicles. Available from May 1, the Ford Ranger FX4 and the Ford Everest FX2 will offer customers a unique look and a bit more attitude from both New Zealand’s top-selling ute and one of the most capable large SUVs on the market.
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Rethink What Service Should Be; Ford Launches New Consumer Experience Initiatives

On the back of record growth in 2016, Ford New Zealand is continuing its drive for innovation across the business with the launch of its most comprehensive consumer experience initiatives in its history.

Ford Plans Summer Escape

Just in time for the Kiwi summer - The new Ford Escape will join Ford’s expanding SUV line-up in December 2016, offering one of the most technologically-advanced, smart SUVs in New Zealand, five-star safety, improved fuel efficiency and all at a more affordable price.The New Ford Escape is the latest addition to Ford New Zealand’s expanding SUV range.

Ford Ranger bolts ahead of competition as new upgrades come in

No longer a ‘neck and neck’ race, the Ford Ranger has bolted well beyond its nearest competitors. The Ford Ranger is now more than 1400 ahead of the current number two ute and more than 2000 ahead of the Corolla, further cementing its position as New Zealand’s favourite overall new vehicle.

New Zealanders choosing Fords in 2016; First quarter results up almost 30 percent

Coming off one of the busiest years in Ford New Zealand’s history for new vehicle launches, Ford dealerships now feature one of the freshest line ups in the country. And New Zealanders like what is on offer. Quarter one sales for Ford New Zealand in 2016 are 29.3 per cent above the same period in 2015.

Limited-Edition Ford Falcon Sprint Models Draw on Legacy, Packs Power and Performance Recommended Prices Starting at NZ$66,340

Ford is drawing on its performance heritage to launch the limited-edition, high-performance Falcon Sprint series, which goes on sale in May.A total of just 1400 limited edition Falcon Sprints will be built with 550 being XR6 Sprints and 850 XR8 Sprints.

Ford sets fierce pace with a fantastic start to 2016

Ford has had a great start to the year with a solid rise in passenger vehicles sales and a 12.1 per cent total market share for the month of January. Ford’s January 2016 results are a 43 per cent increase from the same month last year and in particular passenger vehicle sales increased from 5.5 per cent market share in January 2015 to 8.4 per cent market share in January 2016.

New Zealand’s New #1 New Vehicle: The Ford Ranger

Leading a major shift in customer vehicle trends, the New Ford Ranger has knocked off the Corolla to become the overall number one new vehicle in New Zealand. The Ford Ranger not only outsold its direct competitors but outsold all passenger vehicles including long-time number one – the Toyota Corolla.

Mustang Arrives!

The wait is over for some of the 550-plus customers who have pre-ordered the All New Ford Mustang. The first ship from the USA with New Zealand-bound Mustangs aboard docked in Auckland earlier this week! “It’s New Zealand automotive history in the making,” said Corey Holter, managing director, Ford New Zealand.

Ford celebrates New Zealand with the country’s #1 vehicle, Ford Ranger

Media from around the Asia Pacific region arrived in Queenstown this week to drive the Ford Ranger and experience the Kiwi lifestyle at Ford Ranger Camp New Zealand. With this exclusive event, Ford celebrates its special relationship with New Zealand and Ranger’s number one status in the country.

All-New Ford Focus RS coming to New Zealand in 2016

Ford’s wave of exciting new vehicles continues in 2016 with the arrival of the highly anticipated all-new Ford Focus RS.

Ford Ranger Solidifies Position as Kiwi #1

The New Ford Ranger has received the nod of approval from Kiwis around the country – as well as from the safety ratings organisation ANCAP! In its second month of availability, the New Ford Ranger has propelled the vehicle to yet another monthly record – the third in a row.

The best is getting better; New Ford Ranger arrives in New Zealand

Building on the success of the current Ford Ranger, the New Ford Ranger has arrived into New Zealand and in significant numbers! More than 1000 new Ford Rangers are rolling onto Auckland’s wharfs this month.Corey Holter, Managing Director Ford New Zealand, says Ford New Zealand is in a great position to launch the new Ford Ranger.

Ford’s Rugged and Refined New Everest Set to Redefine SUV Segment

After months of anticipation, the new Ford Everest is set to arrive in New Zealand in September. With stunning off-road and on-road capability, advanced technology, bold design and refined interior comfort for up to seven people, the new Ford Everest has an RRP starting at $75,990.

Ford Mustang Fever Alive and Well in New Zealand

More than 300 Ford customers have now placed orders for the highly anticipated Mustang Fastback and Convertible, which are available in the muscle car’s legendary V8 performance version and the first-ever EcoBoost engine that will provide the power of a bigger engine in a smaller, more fuel efficient package.

New Zealand’s #1 Ute continues its winning ways - Ford Ranger beats the competition in April

New Zealand’s number one ute, the Ford Ranger, continues to be the Kiwi favourite in 2015, beating the competition handily and opening up the gap on Toyota Hilux in April sales.
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All New Ford Mondeo: The new face of Ford offers smart safety technologies and better fuel economy than Camry Hybrid

Available now at Ford dealers throughout New Zealand, the All New Mondeo brings to New Zealand beautiful new design and smart new technologies including Ford-first safety features like the introduction of inflatable rear seat belts standard across the range.

How the All-New Ford Mondeo’s advanced air filtration could prevent ‘Driving Blind” after sneezing at the wheel

Trying to cope with a sneezing attack can be a source of amusement for passengers – and a source of discomfort for drivers. But there’s a serious side.

Ford is the one to watch in 2015; Ford’s record number of new vehicle introductions continues with refreshed Ford Kuga line up

Ford New Zealand has introduced new EcoBoost petrol technology and TDCi diesel technology to the stylish, innovative Ford Kuga to offer both more power and fuel economy across the range.

All-New Ford Mustang pricing gives buyers the power of choice

Ford has announced sharp pricing for the all-new Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible.The all-new Mustang arrives later this year with a recommended retail price (RRP) starting at $56,990 for the Fastback featuring an automatic transmission with a high performance 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine.

Own a piece of automotive history: The last of the last New Zealand Ford Performance Vehicles GT Fs goes to special auction

Ford New Zealand is to auction FPV GT F #50.Only 50 of the Ford Falcon FPV GT Fs were built for sale in New Zealand, and the very last of these, #50, will go up for auction on TradeMe on 16 February and run for two weeks, closing on 2 March.

All New Mondeo introduces Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection to New Zealand

Arriving in April 2015, the All New Mondeo (Trend and Titanium models) will feature Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection designed to reduce the severity of and, in some cases, even eliminate frontal collisions involving pedestrians.

The New Kiwi #1; Ford Ranger takes out Hilux for top-selling ute of the year!

New Zealand has a new number one! The Ford Ranger has knocked off the Toyota Hilux and become New Zealand’s new number one ute in the country.According to provisional sales figures, the Ford Ranger was not only the top selling ute for the month of December with more than 708 sold.