Used Ford Courier for Sale
Ford Courier Cars For Sale
Ford Courier car has been in production since the 1950s and has quite a long history with a surprising four generations of models. The Courier should not be mistaken for the Bantam, the smaller half tonner that has been synonymous with the logistics industry in South Africa. The Courier is a hard-working double cab and, in its hey-day, competed against the Toyota Hi-lux and Isuzu. The late 1990's models (fourth generation) is probably the most well-known.
The boxy shape and useful design hint at the workhorse character of this bakkie. It is available in the single and double cab and with or without canopy fitted. The Ford Courier car for sale is purpose-built for maximum wear and tear and hard work as supposed to new generation bakkies that double up as recreational vehicles with all the creature comforts for a long drive. The predecessor of the Ford Ranger and Everest, the used Ford Courier for sale, is a sturdy vehicle with acceptable ground clearance, although not as high as some of its competitors and more recent models. It was not built as an over-landing vehicle, but a utility vehicle with easy loading bay that can take cargo up to 660kg and tow a trailer or small caravan reasonably well. Available in two and four-wheel configurations, engines available out their range is between the 2.3-litre turbo diesel and the V6 engine (2000's). Depending on the age and generation of the vehicle, it will have a five-speed manual transmission or the much older four-speed manual transmission.
The used Ford Courier Pre-2000 models are as basic as you can get without air-conditioning or electric windows and sturdy fabric interior with hard plastics for durability.
The Ford Courier Post-2000, a couple of creature comforts were introduced for the higher trim levels. These include air-conditioning, electric windows, central locking, radio and CD player, dual airbags, tonneau cover, front fog lights, body matching grille, and bumpers, sliding rear window, and an alarm or immobilizer.
Despite its utilitarian design, the interior is spacious with fair legroom, even in the double cab. The cabin offers several storage options with a cargo opening behind the seats, a small shelf at shoulder height, handy seat pockets at the front of the seat behind the passenger and driver's legs, and a drinks holder. It might not sound luxurious, but the Courier car for sale was designed with work and durability in mind.
Combined fuel consumption for the 2.6l petrol has been recorded at 13litres per 100km but depending on cargo or towing loads, it can be considerably less economical. The V6 can be a notorious gas-guzzler at around 8.5litres per km./p>
If you ever need a second hand or pre-owned Ford Courier, simply browse through our list of used Ford Couriers and make your purchase today!