AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 13 December 2017 – 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.
The Ford Ranger was also recognised as Ute of the Year 2017 by both NZ Company Vehicle Magazine and NZ4WD Magazine while the new Ford Escape brings home its first award: Medium 4WD SUV of the Year 2017 from NZ4WD Magazine.
In addition to the highly coveted trophies, the Ford Ranger is also currently New Zealand’s overall best-selling new vehicle and is on track to keep the number one position for full year sales – for the third year in a row.
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