OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited sales increased 16 per cent this month, making this the best April for sales in more than a decade and securing year-to-date leadership. The increase was driven by strength across the lineup, including the all-new Fusion and Escape, which were up 21 and 26 per cent respectively, marking the best April on record for both.
“We’re pleased to see long-term growth across varied markets, from the Fusion to the F-150, which has resulted in sales leadership year-to-date through April,” said Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford of Canada. “Increased sales in cars, SUVs and trucks are a testament to the fact that Ford of Canada really does offer Canadians the power of choice in finding a vehicle that best suits their needs.”
SUV and CUV sales experienced a 14 per cent jump, fueled by Expedition increasing 19 per cent and the Oakville-built Edge rising three per cent.
The F-Series continues to be the top-selling vehicle in Canada. Overall, trucks helped to boost a strong sales month, rising 21 per cent. Car sales increased three per cent, with Focus rising six per cent and Mustang increasing two per cent.
Lincoln also had a strong month, increasing 10 per cent, with the Oakville-built MKX and MKT increasing by 15 and 19 per cent respectively, and the MKZ up 86 per cent.