Ford Maintains as Canada’s Top Brand in September
Ford Motor Company was once again the best-selling brand in Canada in September, delivering a total of 26,535 vehicles. Through nine months, Ford is the country’s top brand, a feat achieved thanks in large part to its F-Series and SUVs.
“Consumers are moving towards vehicles that provide more versatility, and Ford is well positioned for this shift with Canada’s top-selling lineup of trucks and utility vehicles,” said Mark Buzzell, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company of Canada. “We’re in the midst of enhancing our product portfolio to provide Canadians with even more choice and to better address the attributes they’ve told us they value most.”
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Though Ford was the top-selling brand in Canada, its total of 26,535 vehicles reflected a 14.1 percent year-over-year decrease in volume. Car sales were down 33.7 percent at 2,150, and total trucks/SUVs/vans were down 11.8 percent at 24,385 vehicles.
Highlights for Ford in September include a 40 percent year-over-year increase from the all-new Expedition, a 53 percent increase from the Ford Flex, a 28 percent increase in sales of the Transit Van, and an 80 percent gain in sales from the E-Series.
The hottest vehicle in the United States, the all-new Lincoln Navigator, also continues to establish itself as the hottest vehicle in Canada. Sales of the Navigator were up 279 percent in September and have more than doubled over 2017 through the first nine months of the year.
Through September, Ford Canada’s sales total 239,331 vehicles, down 2.8 percent year-to-date.