Ford continued to have the market leadership and the market share with its models in the year 2013 among the several other brands competition. The long running sales champion of Ford’s Ford F-150 is the top selling model for Ford in 2013 and in the market, it is after newly redesigned Chevrolet and Ram trucks. We will see its sales figures in 2013 and its specifications.
- Ford F – 150: The year to date sales of Ford’s F-150 up to 2013 November in United States is 688,810 and in the month of November 2013, it achieved 65,501. The fuel economy is 17 mpg in city and 23 mpg highway. Available safety features are antilock brakes, electronic stability system with trailer sway control and roll stability control, front seat side impact and side curtain airbags, and integrated brake controller. Numerous convenience features, largest selection of variations, particularly the turbocharged V6 and compelling engine lineup are the attractions. Frustrating electronics interface, starting to show age compared to newer rivals are discouraging.
- Ford Escape: In the month November 2013, 20,988 units are sold in United States and year to date sales are 271,531 units. With these numbers, Ford Escape is in the second place of Ford’s best selling cars in 2013. The mileage is 22 on city traffic and 31 on highway. The available safety features are blind spot warning system, backup camera, side curtain and front seats side impact airbags, electronic stability system and antilock brakes. Pros of Ford escape are comfortable seating, high quality cabin, agile handling, many high tech features fuel efficiency and good performance. The touch electronics interface with My Ford is frustrating.
- Ford Fusion: The Ford Fusion sales in November 2013 are 22,839 and year to date sales are 270,872. Gas mileage is 22 mpg in city and 34 on highway. Safety features are with forward-collision warning adaptive cruise control, backup camera, blind spot warning system, inflatable rear seat belts, side curtain and front seats side impact airbags, and electronic stability system. All-wheel drive, eye-catching style, advanced safety and technology features, quiet cabin composed ride sharp handling and fuel-efficient turbocharged engines are the advantages. Disadvantages are improper touch interface and slow processing times.
- Ford Focus: The sales of Ford Focus in 2013 November are 15,239 and year to date sales are 219,001. Fuel efficiency in city is 26 mpg and 36 mpg on highway. Coming to its safety features – traction control, electronic stability system, antilock brakes, front seat side impact and side curtain airbags. High tech options, abundant list of upscale, well and stylish made interior, strong engine, quiet and refined ride and nimble handling are the attractions. The drawbacks are quirky automatic transmission response, and little short legroom at backseat.
The total year to date sales of Ford in 2013 are 2,194,934 of this 1,450,214 are contributed these four models as well in its November sales of 182,978 of total, 124,567 contributed by these four models.