Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales increased 8.7 percent in September.
Retail sales totaled 169,544 vehicles, up 4.4
percent compared to a year ago.
Fleet sales totaled 52,704 vehicles, representing, as expected, a 25.1 percent increase versus 2016 due to order timing this year.
F-Series sales rose 21.4 percent, with a total of
82,302 trucks sold. Demand remains robust for
Super Duty, with High Series Lariat, King Ranch and
Platinum trucks making up 52 percent of retail sales
Transit sales totaled 13,546 vehicles last month, a
25.4 percent increase over a year ago for the van’s
best September since its introduction in 2014
Ford brand SUVs gained 8.8 percent at retail last
month – their best retail performance since 2003.
Escape, Edge, Explorer and Expedition all posted
Explorer sales totaled 18,898 vehicles last month,
a 13.4 percent increase overall. Explorer performed
even better at retail, posting a 14.9 percent gain, its
best September retail sales performance in 13 years
Focus retail sales increased 8.3 percent in
September, supported by Focus ST and RS. This is
the third straight month of sales gains for Focus
Lincoln SUV performance increased 10.6 percent;
Lincoln MKX, MKC and Navigator sales all posted sales
gains for the month.