Ford Motor Company June and Year-to-Date Sales Up 7%; Escape Sales Best Ever, While Fusion Posts June Record

Jul 03, 2012, 09:30 ET from Ford Motor Company

DEARBORN, Mich., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Ford Motor Company's year-to-date U.S. sales through June increase 7 percent, totaling 1.14 million vehicles; June sales increase 7 percent from last year at 207,759 vehicles sold
  • Ford Escape sales increase 28 percent – the vehicle's best month ever; the all-new 2013 Escape is selling on dealer lots in less than five days
  • Ford Fusion sales in June increase 17 percent – the best June sales performance ever
  • Ford Explorer sales up 35 percent in June and 15 percent year to date
  • Ford F-Series sales top 50,000 – the best June sales performance in five years, with 55,025 pickups sold

Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) U.S. sales are up 7 percent so far this year, with 1.14 million vehicles sold. June sales also increased 7 percent from last year, with 207,759 vehicles sold.

Ford sales are increasing across the company's lineup – with cars up 3 percent, utilities up 9 percent and trucks up 9 percent year to date.

In June, the Ford Escape set an any-month record – with sales up 28 percent – while the Ford Fusion set a record for June. Ford Explorer sales were up 35 percent from last year, and F-Series sales are up 11 percent and topped 50,000 for the first June in five years.

"June was a good month for Ford and a particularly strong month for vehicles like Escape, Fusion, Explorer and F-Series," said Ken Czubay, Ford vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service. "The new 2013 Escape also is off to a very strong start, with vehicles selling on dealer lots in less than five days – even topping the strong start of the new Explorer in 2010."

Fusion has posted four months in a row of sales records, including its best June result ever with 24,433 vehicles sold – a 17 percent increase from last year. In the first half of this year, Fusion sales are up over last year's record first half by 4 percent, with 136,849 vehicles sold.

Other sales milestones in June: Explorer sales are up 35 percent; Edge sales are up 6 percent; and America's top-selling vehicle for 30 years, the F-Series, sold 55,025 pickups. F-Series remains America's number one selling vehicle in the first half of 2012.

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 166,000 employees and about 70 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 JUNE 2012 U.S. SALES

June

%

Year-To-Date

%

2012

2011

Change

2012

2011

Change

SALES BY BRAND

  Ford

200,215

186,753

7.2

1,101,661

1,030,463

6.9

  Lincoln

7,544

7,361

2.5

41,962

42,003

-0.1

  Mercury

0

0

NA

0

248

NA

    Total Vehicles

207,759

194,114

7.0

1,143,623

1,072,714

6.6

SALES BY TYPE

  Cars

73,348

73,116

0.3

411,050

399,937

2.8

  Utilities

63,121

50,574

24.8

325,531

297,988

9.2

  Trucks

71,290

70,424

1.2

407,042

374,789

8.6

    Total Vehicles

207,759

194,114

7.0

1,143,623

1,072,714

6.6

FORD BRAND

Fiesta

4,589

5,535

-17.1

31,326

42,129

-25.6

Focus

21,186

21,385

-0.9

131,423

98,024

34.1

Fusion

24,433

20,808

17.4

136,849

131,686

3.9

Taurus

6,986

6,674

4.7

35,365

33,683

5.0

Police Interceptor Sedan

1,342

0

NA

2,856

0

NA

Mustang

10,263

8,835

16.2

48,624

39,041

24.5

Crown Victoria

241

5,326

-95.5

2,577

30,236

-91.5

  Ford Cars

69,040

68,563

0.7

389,020

374,799

3.8

Escape

28,500

22,274

28.0

127,167

122,607

3.7

Edge

10,259

9,663

6.2

65,436

59,954

9.1

Flex

3,140

2,334

34.5

16,489

13,803

19.5

Explorer

14,022

10,422

34.5

75,721

65,823

15.0

Police Interceptor Utility

603

0

NA

2,173

0

NA

Expedition

3,361

3,073

9.4

18,613

18,688

-0.4

  Ford Utilities

59,885

47,766

25.4

305,599

280,875

8.8

F-Series

55,025

49,618

10.9

301,141

264,079

14.0

Ranger

916

6,488

-85.9

18,442

30,032

-38.6

E-Series

12,101

10,627

13.9

67,265

62,545

7.5

Transit Connect

2,693

2,992

-10.0

16,954

15,155

11.9

Heavy Trucks

555

699

-20.6

3,240

2,978

8.8

  Ford Trucks

71,290

70,424

1.2

407,042

374,789

8.6

  Ford Brand

200,215

186,753

7.2

1,101,661

1,030,463

6.9

June

%

Year-To-Date

%

2012

2011

Change

2012

2011

Change

LINCOLN BRAND

MKZ

3,137

2,360

32.9

14,539

13,916

4.5

MKS

1,091

1,214

-10.1

6,804

5,179

31.4

Town Car

80

979

-91.8

687

5,795

-88.1

MKX

1,922

1,771

8.5

12,428

10,813

14.9

MKT

697

395

76.5

3,648

2,507

45.5

Navigator

617

642

-3.9

3,856

3,793

1.7

  Lincoln Brand

7,544

7,361

2.5

41,962

42,003

-0.1

MERCURY BRAND

Milan

0

0

NA

0

0

NA

Grand Marquis

0

0

NA

0

248

NA

Sable

0

0

NA

0

0

NA

Mariner

0

0

NA

0

0

NA

Mountaineer

0

0

NA

0

0

NA

  Mercury Brand

0

0

NA

0

248

-100.0

SOURCE Ford Motor Company



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