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Ford Territory revealed as new budget SUV for China

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#1 OFFLINE   Lionel

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 04:55 AM

https://www.top10car...te-for-new-suv/

 

As an Australian, it seems odd they've used this name that built up so much equity and goodwill here, but interesting nonetheless. 









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Posted 08 August 2018 - 07:01 AM

Ford Asia Pacific is full of Aussie designers and engineers,

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 09:34 AM

Interesting development.  



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Posted 08 August 2018 - 10:51 AM

From the pictures it's a good looking vehicle, inside and out.



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Posted 08 August 2018 - 11:48 AM

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#6 OFFLINE   Harley Lover

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 12:00 PM

The article claims it's a reskinned version of this:

 

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 12:21 PM

I see some slight differences but I believe it
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Posted 08 August 2018 - 01:12 PM

The article claims it's a reskinned version of this:

 

 

Not reskinned. Just rebadged.

 

Also the article is slightly incorrect. Yusheng 330 is not "made by Ford’s Chinese joint-venture partner Jiangling (JMC)". It is made by Jiangling Ford. And JMC and Yusheng are both brands under Jiangling Ford and not Jiangling itself (in case you are wondering, Jiangling's brand is Landwind).

 

So Yusheng 330 is a Ford vehicle. Ford reports sales of JMC and Yusheng brands in its Chinese (and worldwide) sales. Ford Territory is probably going to cost a little bit more than Yusheng 330.


Edited by bzcat, 08 August 2018 - 01:15 PM.

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:03 PM

 

Not reskinned. Just rebadged.

 

Also the article is slightly incorrect. Yusheng 330 is not "made by Ford’s Chinese joint-venture partner Jiangling (JMC)". It is made by Jiangling Ford. And JMC and Yusheng are both brands under Jiangling Ford and not Jiangling itself (in case you are wondering, Jiangling's brand is Landwind).

 

So Yusheng 330 is a Ford vehicle. Ford reports sales of JMC and Yusheng brands in its Chinese (and worldwide) sales. Ford Territory is probably going to cost a little bit more than Yusheng 330.

 

 

I was going to say, looking at it, it has alot of Ford DNA in it- the side sculpting for one. 


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:54 PM

Toyota previously sold a Corolla Edge in Australia and so blocked FoA from using the Edge name.

Logically, you'd think that they would use the Territory name but no, they went with "Endura"

and now seems they gave the Territory name to some Chinese SUV......Yeesh.

 

This is the same as the Kuga-Escape thing, it took FoA years to realize that Kuga name didn't work

but by now it's so old that Escape name didn't give them the bump in sales expected..

 

Seems that brains aren't important when you have a marketing degree.....


Edited by jpd80, 08 August 2018 - 02:56 PM.

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 03:03 PM

 

Not reskinned. Just rebadged.

 

It might be a bit more than a rebadge, the Ford interior appears to be an improvement over this vehicle's interior:

 

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 03:09 PM

 

 

I was going to say, looking at it, it has alot of Ford DNA in it- the side sculpting for one. 

Maybe Ford should let the Chinese copy their vehicles,

they seem to do a better job of it.....for their market.


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 04:28 PM

Here is Ford China's June 2018 sales report in case anyone is interested: https://s22.q4cdn.co...nt_to_China.pdf

 

Ford sold 2,500 Yusheng 330 YTD vs. 11k last YTD. I'm guessing the Yusheng brand really hasn't resonated with Chinese consumer so maybe Ford is just going to consolidate it under the blue oval brand. Yusheng is sold in the same Ford dealers that sells Everest and Transit, and separate from the Ford dealers that sells Escort/Focus/Kuga etc.



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Posted 08 August 2018 - 04:39 PM

Territory will be available in 3 flavors: gasoline, 48V hybird, and PHEV... This certainly means it will have Ford engine, not the Mitsubishi 4G series engine that is this every low budget Chinese car (including Yusheng 330).  So this is how Ford plans to differentiate it with Yusheng 330.

 

 

 

The Territory will have a standard gasoline version, in addition to 48-volt mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. The Territory also contains some pretty standard tech, like adaptive cruise control, automatic braking and an embedded modem.

 

https://www.cnet.com...fied-suv-china/


Edited by bzcat, 08 August 2018 - 04:41 PM.


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 05:29 PM

The Ecosport should have looked like this.


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 06:03 PM

So, I am thinking that the unknown third truck Ford plans on building could really benefit from the name Territory.....hmmmm


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 10:19 PM

For what it's worth, I think the interior is nice, but the exterior reminds me of a Kia Sorrento.  But it's what works out there...










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