February 01, 2013

Ford Motor Company January US sales up 22 per cent, best since 2006

Ford Motor Company's January US sales of 166,501 grew 22 per cent year-over-year - with retail sales up 24 per cent. Gains were made across the product lineup, with cars up 34 per cent, utilities up 23 per cent, and trucks up 11 per cent for the month.

"Ford is off to a strong
start this year, with Fusion and Escape delivering January sales records  and F-series seeing a particularly strong reception this early in the year," said Ken Czubay, Ford Vice-President, US Marketing, Sales and Service. "Our investment in fuel-efficient new vehicles - including EcoBoost engines and hybrid technology - continues to pay off."

Sales of all-new Ford Fusion totaled 22,399 vehicles in January, 65 per cent increase versus a year ago and Fusion's best January sales ever. Fusion broke its January 2011 sales record by 56 per cent. In addition, Ford's small car sales were up 29 per cent in January versus a year ago, with 23,171 Fiesta, Focus and C-Max hybrid models sold, marking Ford's best January small car sales since 2000.

Escape established a January record, as well, with sales totaling 19,939, exceeding January 2012's record by 16 per cent. Explorer sales of 14,554 increased 46 per cent versus a year ago, marking Explorer's best January sales since 2005. 

America's best-selling pickup, the Ford F-series, begins 2013 with a 22 per cent increase versus last January. With 46,841 pickups sold, F-series marks its 18th consecutive month of monthly sales increases. Transit Connect and E-series also had strong starts to the year. Transit Connect sales were up 47 per cent, marking record January sales total of 3,161 vehicles, while E-series sales were up 18 per cent, with 7,987 vehicles sold.


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