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Ford Canada Sales Increase 3 Percent in November

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The 2016 Ford Escape is a popular SUV

2016 Ford Escape Titanium

Ford Motor Company of Canada posted a 3% sales increase in November thanks to increases from key models including the Mustang, Escape, and Explorer. The successful month marks the third straight wherein Ford posted year-over-year sales growth.

“Canadian consumers are poised to make Ford their favorite brand for the seventh consecutive year,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “From our full lineup of cars, to our unstoppable SUVs, to the toughest trucks in the industry, Canadians continue to purchase Ford more than any other automotive brand, and we could not be more proud.”

Ford car sales were up 1.7% with 3,791 units moved. Top sellers included the C-MAX (up 62%), Focus (up 19%), and Mustang (up 77%). Ford truck sales were up 3.4% with 16,904 units sold. Among the top sellers were the Escape (up 11%) and Explorer (up 108%), which led to a 26% year-over-year increase in SUV sales. Sales of the E-Series were up 9%, Transit Van sales were up 352%, and Transit Connect sales were up 2%.

Sales of Lincoln brand vehicles were up 5% with sales of the MKX increasing 62% and sales of the Navigator increasing 7%.

Through November, Ford Canada sales are down 3.9% at a total of 258,908 vehicles.