New and Used Ford for sale in Myanmar Car Market
By far the most popular and beloved American car brand in Myanmar, Ford Motors is a multinational automotive manufacturer founded by Henry Ford in 1903. The company is the fifth largest auto company in the world, and the second largest in America, according to a 2010 global sales report. Ford was one of the few companies that survived the Great Depression of the 1930s. Over the years, it has created modern trends in the automotive industry such as the use of rear seat belts, an engine with a removable cylinder head, and childproof door locks. The company is slowly getting back on its feet after the US financial crisis in 2008. The company produces inexpensive vehicles that have become accessible to most Americans. Ford has also been very vocal about the hybrid electrification of their models in the near future. Ford cars can be seen here and there in the streets of Myanmar in recent years. Ford saloons, vans, SUVs, as well as crossovers, subcompacts, hatchbacks, hybrids, and even coupes and luxury models are ubiquitous in the Myanmar used car market.
Ford Review in Myanmar Motor Market
With the recently-lifted US sanctions, Ford entered Myanmar car market in 2013 and brought a lot of vehicles in various models, but mostly in SUV and Pickup forms. This includes Ford Ranger, Taurus, Mustang, Edge, Explorer, Focus and several others. Although Ford is present in Myanmar used car market, still some people rely on foreign used car markets, such as the Japanese used car auction market, to get the car with cheap prices such as used Toyota and Honda. The price of new Ford cars is usually high in Myanmar. For these reasons, Ford is one of the brands with not a lot of listings on Motors.com.mm, unlike Mazda and Nissan.
Ford in Myanmar Used Car Market: Performance and Engine Specifications
Buying a Ford is easy in Myanmar, where it is available at many auto show-rooms and service centers in the Yangon city. The price tags are high and the types of cars available are still limited. With the prices of brand-new Fords being over 2000L Kyats, some people still buy Fords from the Japan used car auction market. Some buy from European and USA used car market, which are higher in prices than the used Fords from Japan. People prefer the stronger and bigger bodies of Ford cars, to those of other SUVs and Pickup trucks.
Ford’s shift to green technology led to its development of engines using compressed natural gas (CNG), a fossil fuel alternative with fewer emissions. The automaker’s fuel efficient EcoBoost 1.0L engine was awarded the International Engine of the Year award in 2011 and 2012. This engine is now available in the new and inexpensive subcompact the Ford Fiesta.
Ford's Popular Models Myanmar Motor Market
In Myanmar, almost everyone knows the Ford Ranger, a pick-up SUV. It has the engine size around 2200 cc, consuming diesel. Petrol-driven cars are also available. It is rough, strong, can be driven off-road and is, therefore, perfect for long-distance journeys through Myanmar on challenging terrains. The 2013 model of Ford Rangers are also seen in Myanmar. New and Used Ford Ranger in Yangon, and Mandalay are one of the most listed cars on Motors.com.mm website and app.
The Ford GT is a 2-seater sports car with a mid-size engine. The 2013 version of the model are seen in Myanmar, with price-tag ranging from 230L Kyats to 300L Kyats.
The following is the extensive list of all the Ford models currently being listed on Motors Myanmar website and app:
Ford Features in Myanmar Used Car Market
Within the Myanmar car market, the most well-known feature of Ford is its spacious and luxurious interior, and its hefty price tag. It is, without any doubt, the most expensive SUV ever entered into Myanmar motor market. This remains to this day, Ford's most attractive selling point, as Myanmar customers buy Ford cars as status-symbols.
Ford: Accessories in Myanmar car market in Yangon
Ford’s after-market parts and accessories are easily available at car showrooms in Yangon or Mandalay and can be imported directly from Japan. Fords available in Myanmar already come with the following various after-market gadgets pre-installed in them:
Ford: Entertainment Features in Yangon Car Market
As with the luxury accessories mentioned above, Ford in Myanmar also comes with a range of entertainment systems, such as the following:
- LCD TV display
- Radio and casette Players
- Surround-sound Stereo Systems
- DVD players
Ford: Safety Features in Myanmar Used Car Market
Ford is truly ahead of the game in terms of its safety features with the following state-of-the-art technologies:
- automatic windshield wipers that detect the rain automatically
- advanced brake control with ABS system
- automatic anti-glare rearview mirror
- multi-operation touch pan
Ford Best Offers in Myanmar
Ford is ideal for those looking to have a luxury car that provides a full range of comfort as well as prestige and utility.
Ford Price in Myanmar Car Market
The price of Ford cars in Myanmar car market can range from the cheapest at 443L Kyats to the most expensive at 971L Kyats for Ford Explorer 2015.
Ford Price in top Myanmar cities
The price of Ford can vary significantly, depending on whether one is looking to buy in Yangon or in the upper regions such as Mandalay or the Shan cities, like Taunggyi. Below is a brief summary of the prices of the latest Ford models:
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