Ford Cars for Sale in Sri Lanka
The Ford Motor Company, which is more commonly referred as Ford, is truly an iconic automobile manufacturer that has been in existence for more than 113 years. It was first founded in June 16, 1903, by the charismatic investor and American industrialist Henry Ford. The Ford Motor Company is now the second largest automobile manufacturer in the United States and is considered as the fifth biggest automaker in Europe. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, the company and its founder is accredited with introducing the assembly line concept of mass production, which has helped to forever change the path of the automobile industry.
Brand new, reconditioned or used Ford vehicles are in demand in Sri Lanka due to its reasonable performance figures and the level of technology that is incorporated in its cars overall design. Ford also provides state of the art features such as Sync 3, Ecoboost and voice recognition alongside a range of advanced safety features for the passengers.
Ford Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Ford has maintained its presence in Sri Lanka since the early 1990s. Currently, Ford branded vehicles are offered through Future Automobiles (Pvt) Ltd, which is in fact a subsidiary of one of the largest chain of companies in Sri Lanka, the Softlogic Holdings (PLC), who provide state of the art diagnostic services and other facilities for Sri Lankan vehicle buyers.
Even though Ford, as a globally popular vehicle brand has been available in Sri Lanka, it did not gained as much traction as it did in some other countries when it was first launched. Nevertheless, while popular Japanese vehicle brands have been giving it a high competition, it has still managed to grab the attention of local car buyers, with its highly popular models such as the Ford Focus that provide good value for money in the long term.
5 Reasons to Buy a Ford
Ford Cars, Vans and SUVs have proven to be highly durable through the years
Ford vehicles that are available in Sri Lanka comes with an above average build quality
Ford vehicles in Sri Lanka are offered with a range of standard features, which provides more value for money
Ford vehicles are popular among buyers in Sri Lanka due to its unique design cues that makes them stand out
Performance is another key factor that works in Fords favor, with sensible fuel consumption figures and above average engine-performance figures
Top 3 Best Selling Ford Models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Ford vehicles (Sedans, Subcompacts, Hatchbacks, Crossovers, SUV’s, MPV’s and Vans etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
- Ford Laser
The Ford Laser is a very popular sedan model available for buying in Sri Lanka and is commonly seen in its first, third and fifth generations. You can buy a Ford Laser belonging to the first generation for less than 500,000 Rupees. A third generation model will cost between 650,000 to 850,000 Rupees whilst a fifth generation Ford Laser in Sri Lanka can be acquired if your budget ranges from 1.5 to 1.8 Million Rupees. The car is powered using a relatively midrange engine that can range from 1.6 L, 1.8 L or a 2.0 L locomotive that uses either a manual or an automatic transmission to power its drivetrain. As a result, this car can generate at least 80 kW of power, which is more than enough for the majority of commuting activities seen in Sri Lanka.
To learn more about the Ford Laser, you can check out our review here at Carmudi Sri Lanka.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,500,000 to Rs. 1,800,000
- Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger is a popular pick up in Sri Lanka known for its ruggedness and overall durability. It is a true work horse in every sense, which will cost you between 2.8 to 3.4 Million rupees for the earlier models whilst fourth generation models of the Ford Ranger in Sri Lanka will fetch between 3.6 to 4.5 million rupees. The latest iteration of the Ford Ranger is a powerful machine, and comes with either a 2.2 L or a 3.2 L VG Turbo five-cylinder diesel locomotive that also uses a six-speed transmission to move its drivetrain. Due to this, the Ford Ranger can produce a maximum power of around 147 kW that allow it to tackle most tough terrains found in Sri Lanka.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 2,450,000 to Rs 4,500,000
- Ford Focus
The Ford Focus is a sedan that enjoys moderate levels of popularity locally for ride comfort, driving dynamics and good looks. Older models range between 1.8 to 2.4 million whilst the more recent models can fetch between 4.5 to 5.5 million rupees. First introduced in 1998, the Focus in fact became the world's bestselling car model in 2012, even surpassing the iconic Toyota Corolla in the process. Currently running in its successful third generation, the Ford Focus is commonly offered in a 1.6 L, Inline 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V Ti-VCT engine variation that also uses a 6-Speed PowerShif transmission to move its drivetrain. As a result, the Focus can produce more than 92 kW of power and more than 159 Nm of torque, to handle the city driving conditions seen in our country.
Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price (As Of 2016): New vehicles, around Rs. 7,950,000
Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,590,000 to Rs. 1,850,000
Other notable Ford models found in Sri Lanka includes the Ford Everest, the Ford Fiesta and the Ford Escort
Ford Hybrid Vehicles Found in Sri Lanka
Ford has been experimenting with the Hybrid fuel technology since the beginning of the 21st century to find alternate methods to power its range of cars and SUV’s. In 2004, Ford went into a patent sharing agreement with Toyota that granted access to some of Toyota’s in-house developed hybrid technology; in exchange for some of Fords own patents to Toyota. The company now produces a number of plug-in electric vehicles, Hybrid vehicles as well as plug-in hybrid vehicles to power its vehicle range. As of 2015, the Ford Motor Company is now the world second largest manufacturer of Hybrid powered vehicles after the Toyota Motor Corporation of Japan. Some of its most popular hybrid models include cars such as the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Ford C-MAX Hybrid. However, these models might be a bit difficult to find in the local vehicle market, though this can be expected to change in the near future.
Ford Fusion Hybrid SE: around 18.7 km/l on a city drive cycle
Ford C-MAX Hybrid SEL: around 17.8 km/l on a city drive cycle
Availability of Ford in Sri Lanka
The Future Automobiles (Pvt) Ltd is the sole agent for Ford in Sri Lanka and imports brand new Ford Everest, Ranger, Fiesta and Focus models to the country. If you intend to buy a registered Ford in Sri Lanka, you are bound to come across many options, as they are abundant throughout the island.
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Did You Know?
The Ford Motor Company is one of the largest family owned businesses in the world. In fact, in order to qualify as the CEO of Ford, one must be a direct blood descendant of Henry Ford himself.