Ford Fusion, Edge Achieve Best-Ever April Sales; Explorer, F-Series Net Best April Sales in Five-Plus Years
- Ford Fusion, Edge set all-time April records with 21,610 and 10,520 sales, respectively
- Explorer reported its best April sales since 2005 with 13,419 vehicles sold
- F-Series sales up 4 percent in April with 47,453 trucks sold, representing its best April sales since 2007; EcoBoost accounted for 43 percent of F-150 retail sales
- Ford Motor Company April U.S. sales totaled 180,350, compared with 189,778 last year – a
5 percent decline
DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2012 – U.S. sales of some of Ford Motor Company’s most fuel-efficient vehicles grew again in April, with the Ford Fusion and Edge setting all-time April records, Explorer reporting its best April sales since 2005 and F-Series sales reaching its best April sales since 2007.
Fusion set an April record with 21,610 sales. Focus sales were up 13 percent for the month, totaling 19,425 cars. Year-to-date Focus sales are up 57 percent, marking the strongest start for Focus since 2001.
Edge also set an April record with 10,520 sales. Year-to-date sales are up 6 percent with 43,428 Edges sold. Explorer enjoyed its best April since 2005 with 13,419 sales. Year-to-date Explorer sales totaled 47,037, up 12 percent.
Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling pickup for 35 years, grew sales 4 percent in April with 47,453 trucks sold – its best April since 2007. EcoBoost accounted for 43 percent of F-150 retail sales in April. F-Series sales are up 11 percent through April with 191,280 vehicles sold.
Overall, Ford Motor Company posted 5 percent lower volume in April.
Edited by staff, 09 July 2012 - 12:34 PM.