Ford Motor Company closed out February 2017 with a total of 208,440 domestic sales, led by a strong performance from Ford brand SUVs.
SUV sales climbed up six percent compared to 2016 sales, with 68,820 vehicles driven off the lots total. In particular, sales of the Escape reached 27,637 and Expedition sales also achieved a 48 percent increase.
The Ford F-Series also went up by nine percent, with 65,956 trucks sold overall; the numbers reflect the F-Series' most successful sales numbers since 2004, with reported Super Duty retail gains nationwide. Meanwhile, retail and fleet sales topped out at 134,576 and 73,864, respectively.
“We continue seeing strong consumer demand for the highest-series Super Duty pickups and the all-new F-150 Raptor, plus greater availability of 2017 model year F-150s,” Mark LaNeve, Ford's vice president of U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service, said. “This drove a $3,600 increase in average transaction prices for F-Series last month alone, Lincoln had a $2,100 increase, ultimately delivering an overall company transaction price increase of $1,900 per vehicle.”