TikTok: Why ‘Ford Ranger’ is trending – and who started it!

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Screenshot from @imyosancho TikTok.

Ford Rangers have been trending on TikTok ever since a creator expressed his interest in these particular trucks.

The hashtag (#fordranger) now has 109.2 million views altogether.

Read below find out what this bizarre trend is all about.

How did the Ford Ranger start?

TikTok user @imyosancho uploaded his first ‘Ford Ranger’ video on 4th January 2021 which has now gained 101.5K views and 13.5K likes.

The video involved multiple Ford Rangers being zoomed into whilst @imyosancho repeatedly yells:

“F****** Ford Ranger!”

The creator then went on to upload a part 2, but it wasn’t until part 3 that his catchy phrase started to go viral.

Posted on 5th January, the part 3 Ford Ranger video now has 3.6 million views alongside 662.5K likes. At the end, @imyosancho forms a song which has proven to be very popular.

Who started the TikTok trend?

@imyosancho, American TikTok user, currently holds 80.8K followers along with 1.1 million likes on his account.

He also creates content for his Youtube channel (@ImYo Sancho), with 290 subscribes and his most recent upload being 2 weeks ago.

In his first upload, 2 years ago, the creator formerly introduced himself as Lo Lo.

A lot of his Youtube content features information and discussions surrounding motor-vehicles, suggesting that perhaps Lo Lo has been interested Ford Rangers for a while…

Lo Lo also has over 3,000 followers on his Instagram account (@imyosancho) which is categorised as a ‘Personal Blog’; head over for more of his humorous content.

How come this has gone viral?

The comment section of Lo Lo’s viral TikTok video is full of users talking about the song he created at the end.

User named @zackious_01 took to the comment section to ask:

“Is nobody gonna talk about the absolute BOP this man laid down ??? 😳😂”

So @imyosancho decided to make it into an audio with backing music:

@imyosancho

FUCKEN FORD RANGER the song I’m not a rapper nor do I have audio editing skills #fyp #fordranger #ford #ranger #dangerranger #MoneyTok

♬ original sound – ImYo Sancho

The sound has even been used by other popular creators, @_anthonylara12 used the song as audio for his video and managed to gain 1.5 million views and 170.4K likes.

@_anthonylara12

This audio is why I have TikTok 😂#fordranger #trucktok #fypシ @imyosancho

♬ original sound – ImYo Sancho

Head over to Ford Ranger-TikTok and discover what the hype is all about!