Ford Motor Company U.S. Sales Up 6 Percent, Outpacing Industry for Best September Since 2006

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Ford Motor Company posts best September sales since 2006
  • Fusion up 62 percent and Fiesta up 29 percent, setting record September sales
  • F-Series posts fifth-straight month above 60,000 sales
  • All-new Lincoln MKZ posts best-ever September sales – up 12 percent

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) sales totaled 185,146, delivering its best September since 2006 with a 6 percent increase in the U.S., outpacing the industry and marking Ford's 11th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases.

"The combination of great styling, fuel economy and value delivered another solid monthly result for Ford in September," said Ken Czubay, vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service. "We're particularly encouraged by the strength of the Fusion and Fiesta, especially in coastal markets. The F-Series also keeps delivering, with our fifth-straight month surpassing the 60,000-vehicle mark and continuing as America's best-selling vehicle."

September Ford Fusion sales of 19,972 are up 62 percent compared with a year ago. Through the first nine months of the year, Fusion retail sales are experiencing their strongest rate of growth in the west, up 59 percent.  In the southeast, Fusion is up 26 percent. 

September Ford Fiesta sales of 5,043 are up 29 percent over last year, marking Fiesta's best September sales performance ever. Through the first nine months of this year, Fiesta's largest retail sales market is in the west, which is growing at the fastest rate of all of Fiesta's markets – up 41 percent.

Posting a 26th consecutive monthly sales increase and its fifth-straight month above the 60,000-vehicle sales mark, F-Series sales were 60,456, up 10 percent.

The all-new Lincoln MKZ posted its best-ever September with 2,874 sold, up 12 percent compared with September last year. MKZ has reported record sales for five of the last six months.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 177,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.  










FORD MOTOR COMPANY SEPTEMBER 2013 U.S. SALES











September

%


Year-To-Date

%



2013

2012

Change


2013

2012

Change


SALES BY BRAND









  Ford

178,693

168,174

6.3


1,833,574

1,625,934

12.8


  Lincoln

6,453

6,802

-5.1


59,852

63,880

-6.3


    Total Vehicles

185,146

174,976

5.8


1,893,426

1,689,814

12.0











SALES BY TYPE









  Cars

57,584

50,694

13.6


655,446

586,197

11.8


  Utilities

54,299

56,625

-4.1


549,033

496,132

10.7


  Trucks

73,263

67,657

8.3


688,947

607,485

13.4


    Total Vehicles

185,146

174,976

5.8


1,893,426

1,689,814

12.0











FORD BRAND









Fiesta

5,043

3,923

28.5


57,618

43,484

32.5


Focus

16,733

19,736

-15.2


188,654

186,686

1.1


C-MAX

2,182

969

125.2


28,254

969

2815.8


Fusion

19,972

12,300

62.4


226,293

194,165

16.5


Taurus

4,279

4,727

-9.5


54,935

50,769

8.2


Police Interceptor Sedan

1,299

828

56.9


8,686

6,079

42.9


Mustang

4,420

4,439

-0.4


59,165

66,821

-11.5


Crown Victoria

0

414

-100.0


0

3,424

-100.0


  Ford Cars

53,928

47,336

13.9


623,605

552,397

12.9











Escape

22,607

23,148

-2.3


228,290

200,075

14.1


Edge

8,548

10,771

-20.6


99,589

96,987

2.7


Flex

1,661

1,518

9.4


19,827

22,960

-13.6


Explorer

13,655

13,453

1.5


135,847

113,655

19.5


Police Interceptor Utility

1,310

596

119.8


10,087

4,148

143.2


Expedition

3,721

3,695

0.7


27,382

28,227

-3.0


  Ford Utilities

51,502

53,181

-3.2


521,022

466,052

11.8











F-Series

60,456

55,077

9.8


559,506

463,733

20.7


Ranger

0

93

-100.0


0

19,146

-100.0


E-Series

8,925

8,952

-0.3


93,243

93,942

-0.7


Transit Connect

3,188

3,013

5.8


30,444

25,918

17.5


Heavy Trucks

694

522

33.0


5,754

4,746

21.2


  Ford Trucks

73,263

67,657

8.3


688,947

607,485

13.4











  Ford Brand

178,693

168,174

6.3


1,833,574

1,625,934

12.8






























September

%


Year-To-Date

%



2013

2012

Change


2013

2012

Change


LINCOLN BRAND









MKZ

2,874

2,575

11.6


23,775

23,474

1.3


MKS

782

709

10.3


8,066

9,410

-14.3


Town Car

0

74

-100.0


0

916

-100.0


Lincoln Cars

3,656

3,358

8.9


31,841

33,800

-5.8











MKX

1,565

2,110

-25.8


17,398

18,780

-7.4


MKT

414

488

-15.2


4,658

5,478

-15.0


Navigator

818

846

-3.3


5,955

5,822

2.3


Lincoln Utilities

2,797

3,444

-18.8


28,011

30,080

-6.9











  Lincoln Brand

6,453

6,802

-5.1


59,852

63,880

-6.3











SOURCE Ford Motor Company



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