Ford May 2016 Sales Down 5.9% with 235,997 Vehicles Sold

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] F-Series leads the brand and industry with stellar results while Escape breaks the 30k mark in May.

    Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – June 1, 2016

    2016 Ford Escape in FWD S trim - $23,995 incl. the $895 D&H to start. TrueCar shows it can be purchased for just $19k on the east and $20k on the west coast for shoppers.

    Ford May 2016 Sales Overview

    With two fewer selling days (24 vs 26 in May of 2015), Ford’s May U.S. sales of 235,997 was down 5.9 percent vs the 250,813 sold in May of 2015. On a daily selling rate (DSR) basis, May sales were actually up 1.9 percent.

    Year to date sales of 1,112,939 was up 4.2 percent over the 1,067,974 sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis, YTD sales were up 5.0 percent.

    Ford stated they experienced average sales prices up by almost $1,500 per vehicle in May, approximately 50 percent higher than the industry.

    Lincoln sales increased 7 percent, capping six straight months of gains.

    Ford May 2016 Sales Highlights

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    Ford F-Series sales of 67,412 pickups was up 9.0 percent over the 61,870 sold in May of 2015. On a DSR basis, sales was up a spectacular 18.0 percent. YTD sales of 324,307 vehicles was up 7.4 percent over the 302,009 sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis, YTD sales were up 8.2 percent.

    The new Ford Escape achieved sales of 30,861 vehicles, up 5.5 percent over the 29,248 sold in May of 2015. YTD sales of 126,375 are up 3.3 percent over the 122,290 sold through the same period of 2015. ON a DSR basis, YTD sales were up 4.2 percent.

    Through May, Ford Brand SUVs totaled 325,475 vehicles. This marks a 9 percent gain and the best-ever start for Ford Brand SUV sales in company history.

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    Market Share Detail

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    In May, Hyundai and Nissan each picked up 0.5 percent market share while GM took a hit losing 1.6 percent vs. April of 2016.

    On a volume basis, May sales of 1.53 million vehicles was down 6.1 percent below May of 2015s 1.63 million vehicles sold result. On a DSR basis however (24 vs. 26 days), May sales were up 1.7 percent.

    2016 YTD sales of 7.08 million is up 0.7 percent ahead of the 7.03 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis (126 vs. 127 days), U.S. 2016 sales were up 1.5 percent.

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    In May, Hyundai and Nissan each picked up 0.5 percent market share while GM took a hit losing 1.6 percent vs. April of 2016.

    On a volume basis, May sales of 1.53 million vehicles was down 6.1 percent below May of 2015s 1.63 million vehicles sold result. On a DSR basis however (24 vs. 26 days), May sales were up 1.7 percent.

    2016 YTD sales of 7.08 million is up 0.7 percent ahead of the 7.03 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis (126 vs. 127 days), U.S. 2016 sales were up 1.5 percent.

    U.S. May 2016 Sales vs. May 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM May 2016 Sales Down 18.0% with 240,450 Vehicles Sold
    Ford May 2016 Sales Down 5.9% with 235,997 Vehicles Sold
    Toyota May 2016 Sales Down 9.6% with 219,339 Vehicles Sold
    FCA May 2016 Sales Up 1.1% with 204,452 Vehicles Sold
    Honda May 2016 Sales Down 4.8% with 147,108 Vehicles Sold
    Nissan May 2016 Sales Down 1.0% with 133,496 Vehicles Sold
    Hyundai May 2016 Sales Up 11.6% with 71,006 Vehicles Sold
    Kia May 2016 Sales Up 0.8% with 62,926 Vehicles Sold
    Subaru May 20165 Sales Up 1.1% with 50,083 Vehicles Sold
    BMW May 2016 Sales Down 8.8% with 33,612 Vehicles Sold
    Mercedes-Benz May 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 32,567 Vehicles Sold
    VW May 2016 Sales Down 17.2% with 28,779 Vehicles Sold
    Mazda May 2016 Sales Down 4.3% with 28,328 Vehicles Sold
    Audi May 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 18,728 Vehicles Sold

    In May, BMW moved back ahead of Mercedes-Benz. Ford was just 4,453 units off of overtaking GM as the number one OEM in the U.S. sales tally and Mazda was just 451 vehicles from taking over VWs 12th position.

    The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in May was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.2 million vehicles.
     
  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Ford of Canada sales were up 1.2 percent in May with 29,400 vehicles sold. Year to date sales of 121,224 is up 12.9 percent over the 107,363 sold through the same period of 2015.

    Canada’s top-selling truck sold in record numbers as nearly 13,000 F-Series pickups were sold last month, marking the best sales on record of F-Series in recorded during any May.

    Canadian Big 6 May 2016 Sales Results
    1. FCA – 31,724 vehicles sold in May, up 0.3%
    2. Ford – 29,400 vehicles sold in May, up 1.2%
    3. GM – 22,939 vehicles sold in May, down 16.4%
    4. Toyota – 22,158 vehicles sold in May, down 0.7%
    5. Honda – 18,753 vehicles sold in May, up 4.5%
    6. Nissan – 13,205 vehicles sold in May, up 1.7%
    Items of note: FCA regains the Canadian sales lead and Toyota is closing in on GM.
     

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