• The Territory is Ford’s new competitor in the five-seater SUV segment, offering exceptional style, space, comfort and technology
  • Three models available: Ambiente, Trend and top-spec Titanium
  • Territory is powered by a 1.8-litre EcoBoost petrol engine producing 138kW and 318Nm, driving the front wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission

Ford has introduced its latest offering in South Africa with the arrival of the new Territory, a five-seater small SUV designed to cater to the needs of young, smart, and connected customers. Doreen Mashinini, General Manager for Marketing at Ford South Africa, expresses excitement about the Territory’s modern design and advanced technologies, expecting it to make a significant impact in the rapidly growing small SUV market.

Progressive Design: The new Territory embodies Ford’s ‘Progressive Energy in Strength’ design philosophy, focusing on commanding, agile, and responsive aesthetics. It boasts a striking exterior with strong shoulder lines, innovative LED lighting technology, and expressive body contours. The interior is equally impressive, featuring spaciousness, modernity, and seamless integration of technology. The panoramic moonroof, available on the Titanium model, enhances the sense of openness and freedom.

Sophisticated Interior: Inside, the Territory offers a modern and spacious cabin with high-quality finishes and smart technology integration. The interior design emphasizes width and openness, while soft-wrapped inserts and stitching add a touch of luxury. The double-deck console design incorporates wireless phone charging, and the Titanium model features a powered twin-panel Panoramic Moonroof and multi-colour LED ambient lighting.

Advanced Technologies: The centerpiece of the new Territory is its advanced technology suite, including a panoramic display with a high-definition digital instrument cluster and a landscape infotainment touchscreen. The system supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and is complemented by a Bluetooth audio system and steering wheel-mounted controls. Safety features include Electronic Stability Control, Emergency Brake Assist, and a comprehensive airbag system, with additional driver-assist technologies available on the Titanium model.

Refined EcoBoost Performance: Under the hood, the Territory is powered by a 1.8-litre EcoBoost petrol engine paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. This combination delivers a balance of performance and efficiency, with selectable drive modes for various driving conditions. The vehicle also features Hill Launch Assist and Hill Descent Control for optimal control on steep gradients.

Model Range and Pricing: The Territory is available in three models: Ambiente, Trend, and Titanium, each offering a unique blend of features and luxury. Pricing starts from R576,000 for the Ambiente model and goes up to R707,000 for the Titanium variant. Ford Protect offers comprehensive warranty and service plans, ensuring peace of mind for customers.

In conclusion, the new Ford Territory sets a new standard in the small SUV segment with its stylish design, spacious interior, advanced technologies, and refined performance, making it a compelling choice for South African customers seeking a modern and versatile vehicle.