Another Month, Another New Sales Record for the F-Series in Canada
Ford reported its best September sales on record last month, with the Ford F-Series setting a new monthly sales record for the fourth time this year. More than 15,000 Ford F-Series pickups were sold last month, a 21% year-over-year increase.
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“We continue to outpace the industry and appreciate Canadians choosing Ford more than any other automotive brand in Canada,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “With more than 115,000 F-Series pickups sold to date, our investment in building the toughest, smartest, most capable trucks is paying off.”
Ford’s sales for September were up 6.9% year-over-year at a total of 30,170 units. Through the first three quarters of 2016, Ford’s sales are up 10.5% with a to-date total of 238,877 vehicles delivered.
Total car sales were down 25.4% in September with 3,469 units delivered, but there were bright spots nonetheless. Hybrid vehicle sales were up 22%, led by a 56% sales increase from the Fusion Hybrid. Sales of the Mustang were up 24%, sales of the all-new Lincoln MKZ led to a 36% year-over-year increase, and the arrival of the Lincoln Continental will likely prove a boon for dealers in October.
Truck, van, and SUV sales were up 13.3% with 26,701 units delivered. In addition to another record month from the F-Series, E-Series sales were up 59%, Transit Van sales were up 22%, Transit Connect sales were up 32%, Flex sales were up 34%, Expedition sales were up 18%, and Edge sales were up 8%. Through September, sales of Ford trucks are up 16.8% with a total of 201,549 units sold.
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