Groundbreaking New Products and Inventory Upgrades Made Ford America Best-Selling Automaker for Third Month in a Row

Ford was the only major U.S. automaker to report year-over-year sales growth in November, up 5.9% from a year ago. The share of retail trade totaled around 13.8% – 2.7% higher than in November of last year.

FordSales of electrified vehicles in November grew at more than three times the pace of the electrified vehicle segment as a whole, raising Ford’s share of electrified vehicles to 10% from 5.4% last year. That set a November record for sales of 11,116 electrified vehicles – up 153.6%. New products are kicking off, with Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Hybrid sales of 3,088 and 4,767, respectively.

Ford recorded 74,000 new vehicle retail orders for the month, an increase of 64,000 vehicle orders from November last year. Customer orders continued to be filled at a record pace. In November, 29% of Ford’s retail sales came from customer orders.

Ford the brand’s SUVs achieved record retail sales in November thanks to the success of the new products. Sales increased 25.6% from a year ago to total sales of 66,390 vehicles. The Bronco family recorded its highest combined sales since launch, with a total of 19,773 SUVs. Mustang Mach-E sales were up 8.4% from October on sales of 3,088 SUVs.

Together, Ford’s latest must-have vehicles, including Mustang Mach-E, Bronco, Bronco Sport and Maverick, have the fastest turnover rates on dealership lots. Ford’s newer products have their best sales since launch and all turn in less than 12 days, with Maverick turning in just 5 days – essentially from trailer to customer. Maverick Hybrid recorded its first sales in late November and more hybrids are on their way to dealerships.

Ford Total sales of pickup trucks increased 15.8% over last year, with sales totaling 70,839. Sales of the F-Series increased by 14.6%, extending its leadership position over the competitor by second place at 144,049 trucks for the year.

“Our new products keep rolling, making Ford the best-selling automaker in the United States for the third consecutive month, a feat last accomplished in 1974. Ford was also the only major American automaker to beat the results sales in November of last year. Bolstered by the Mustang Mach-E, Ford achieved record sales of electrified vehicles, growing more than three times that of the segment as a whole. up 4.5% from a year ago, with the best-selling SUVs in November on record sales of our all-new Bronco family. We expect growth to continue, thanks to the ‘add 74,000 new vehicle orders in November. ”- Andrew Frick, Vice President,Ford US and Canada sales

Sales of Ford commercial vehicles rose 42% in November. Ford F-650 / F-750 rose 23.4% from a year ago on sales of 1,376 heavy trucks, while the F-150 and Ranger utility vehicles both had big months with sales through sales channels up more than 300 and 100%, respectively.

The F Series is on track for its 45th consecutive year of truck leadership. F-Series sales totaled 663,508 trucks through November of this year and have now extended their lead to 144,049 trucks for the year. Ford’s all-new Maverick truck has sold a total of 7,228 trucks since its launch in October. Maverick is in short supply and activates dealer bundles in just 5 days. Buyers are younger with more than a quarter of them between the ages of 18 and 35. Mavericks in transit at the end of November were up 106% from last month.

The Mustang and Mustang Mach-E combined sold 6,797 vehicles, up 65%. Mustang Mach-E sales continue to grow – up 8.4% from October. Sales totaled 3,088 for the month, with 24,791 vehicles sold this year. To date, the Mustang Mach-E is the second best-selling all-electric SUV in the country, behind Tesla’s Model Y. This year, Ford produced a total of nearly 60,000 Mustang Mach-E for worldwide sales.

Sales of Lincoln’s new Nautilus were up 24.9% from a year ago. Since the start of the year, sales of the new Nautilus are up 14.6%. While ground inventory remains tight, Lincoln recorded a record number of new retail vehicle orders last month, totaling just over 2,600 orders.

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