Super Duty, F-150 Deliver Record Sales for Ford Canada in May
Following an all-time record month for the F-Series Super Duty, Ford Motor Company Canada scored once again as the heavy-duty truck topped its own freshly-set record. In addition to a new record month for Super Duty, which was up 8 percent year-over-year, the F-150 and F-Series as a whole both posted their best-ever May results with respective increases of 4 percent and 5 percent.
“Canadians continue to tell us that the innovations in Ford F-Series pickups are exactly what they are looking for in a truck,” said Mark Buzzell, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company of Canada. “As we work towards delivering the freshest vehicle lineup in the industry by 2020, this success is a good reminder of what we can achieve when we deliver the vehicles, features, and experiences consumers value most.”
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On the whole, Ford Canada’s sales were down 3.3 percent in May at 33,357 vehicles delivered, but were up considerably from April. Despite the record-setting month for F-Series, F-150, and Super Duty, Ford truck sales overall fell 0.5 percent at 28,723 pickups, crossovers, SUVs, and vans delivered. Other highlights for the month include a 9 percent increase for Explorer, 18 percent increase for E-Series, 6 percent increase for Lincoln MKX, 457 percent increase for Lincoln MKT, and 11 percent increase for Lincoln Navigator
Ford car sales were down 17.4 percent for the month with 4,634 vehicles delivered. The Ford Fusion Energi saw a 187 percent increase in sales, the Fusion Hybrid saw a 172 percent increase in sales, and Focus saw a 7 percent increase in sales.
Through May, Ford Canada’s sales are down 2.5 percent at 124,438 vehicles delivered.
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