Buying what experts have judged to be the ‘best’ vehicle in a particular category or classification doesn’t necessarily mean it has to be a costly exercise. Jade Finance provides cheaper finance for individual personal loans and business vehicle finance on the Drive Car of the Year, the Ford Ranger. Yes, the Ford Ranger has been awarded the coveted Car of the Year gong for 2023 as judged by the experts at Drive.
Winners of Drive’s annual car of the year award program have been progressively announced over the past few weeks. First it was the 21 class categories and finally the highest award for the vehicle considered the best across the winners in the eligible other categories for the year.
This is a highly respected awards program and the judges’ decision, both for the top and the other categories, may provide valuable insights for new car buyers. The decision to award the top gong to the Ranger will no likely attract additional attention as this is the first time a dual cab has won the category. The decision also seems to be in line with many buyers already with the Ranger topping the vehicle sales figures for February.
To assist potential buyers assess whether or not the Ranger is the ideal vehicle for them, we recap on the judges remarks to put the award in perspective and provide details on how we can assist with cheaper motor vehicle finance.
The dual cab, 4x4 Ford Ranger was awarded the Car of the Year for 2023 by the judges after intensive testing of the winners of 13 of the categories in the Drive award program. Winners in 13 of the total of 22 categories in this program qualify for the major award.
The criteria for the winner includes numerous points but especially the vehicle that has advanced the game most significantly for Australian buyers. An achievement considered to have been made by Ranger in the extremely thorough and consistent approach taken, the technology advances and in how the vehicle drives more like a SUV. This latter feature was especially noted and universally praised by the judging panel.
While buyer popularity is not a judging criteria, the dual cab is a distinct favourite in the Australian market. Accounting for a hefty and increasing part of the new vehicle market. The popularity emanating from the flexibility and functionality of this type of vehicle and its versatility to adapt to both work and play requirements.
Whether it’s a workhorse on site or a vehicle for family errands and escapes, the dual cab can handle the toughest assignments.
Ford may have exited the Australian vehicle manufacturing sector, but this car of the year was designed and largely developed in this country, by the local Ford engineering experts. Primarily by the company’s Melbourne and Geelong teams. It’s sold in more than 180 car markets across the world but has been specifically developed to meet the requirements Australia’s climate and driving conditions.
In addition to the Drive awards, the Ranger is also the recipient of Car Expert awards for Ute of the Year and best Value Towing Ute for 2023. There are a number of models in the Next-Gen Ranger line-up for buyers to consider. These include the Wildtrak, Wildtrak X, Raptor, Sport, Platinum, XLS, XLT and others.
New features include a tougher, integrated rear box step, larger wheel arches, fender flares, larger width and wheelbase, large LCD touchscreen integrated in the dash and plenty more. Check out the details online and requested a brochure to make your decision as to which model is right for your needs.
Cheaper Finance for Your Car of the Year
The Ranger will appeal to both private and business buyers and our services are available to all buyers. We offer cheaper interest rates on both the Secured Car Loan for private buyers and across our range of business vehicle finance products.
Rates in general have been increasing and the Reserve Bank may announce further rises in coming months. Even a small variation in the rate can make a significant difference in the monthly repayments. An issue of particular importance with the current cost of living pressures being experienced by many Australians.
As we are accredited with over 60 lenders, we have the capabilities and resources to source which lender is offering the cheapest rate with the most appropriate loan product to suit individual customer requirements. And we do it quickly to save you time.
With the availability of Rangers being a bit of an issue in recent times, having your finance approved and locked-in quickly could make all the difference in securing your vehicle or having to wait for the next delivery. As a personal loan specialist, we can help you find the best finance deal available, so you can hit the road in your new Ranger sooner. Speak with us before heading for a test drive so we can start the process and get your application approved.
To secure cheaper motor finance for Ford Ranger – the 2023 Car of the Year, contact Jade Finance 1300 000 008
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