Ford F-Series, Escape Set Monthly Sales Records in Canada
Ford Motor Company of Canada saw an 18% year-over-year sales increase in November thanks to another record-breaking performance from the F-Series truck lineup and a new sales benchmark set by the all-new Escape. Ford and Lincoln vehicle sales combined for a total of 24,472 sales in November, up from 20,695 units sold in November 2015.
“We truly appreciate that Canadians choose Ford again and again,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “F-Series, with record-breaking F-150 sales and the launch of the all-new 2017 Super Duty, put us in a strong position to continue our track record as Canada’s favorite truck.”
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F-Series sales rose 37% for its best November ever, and sales of the Escape rose 11% to set its own all-time mark for the month. The success of the Escape – combined with an 83% increase for Edge, 131% increase for Flex, 5% increase for Explorer, and 60% increase – helped Ford SUV/CUV sales increase 20% year-over-year.
All told, Ford truck sales were up 24.8% in November with 21,099 units delivered. After 11 months, truck sales are up 16% at 240,545 units.
Ford car sales were down 11% in November, but sales of the Fusion were up 22%. Through November, Ford car sales are down 14.1% at a total of 44,314 units.
“The positive customer feedback on the all-new Lincoln MKZ and the return of the Lincoln Continental has been fantastic. With four new vehicles in four years and the Navigator concept just unveiled, the Lincoln brand keeps getting stronger.” said Craig.
Through 11 months, Ford of Canada’s sales total 284,859 vehicles, up 10% from its pace in 2015.
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