16:58 | 10/09/2015 Society
(VEN) - Ford Vietnam announced its best-ever August performance with retail sales rising five percent year-over-year to 1,353 units.
The record August was led by continuing strength in demand for the Ranger and EcoSport, as well as all-time record monthly sales for the Transit.
Year-to-date sales have increased 49 percent to 11,710 units, as Ford continues to be one of the fastest growing automotive brands in the country this year.
“Our full lineup continues to appealto such a wide range of Vietnamese work and lifestyles, and is delivering the safety, quality, fuel efficiency, smart technology, and value for money that our customers expect from Ford,” said Pham Van Dung, managing director, Ford Vietnam.
The EcoSport compact SUV continued its strong performance in August with retail sales rising 19 percent to 314 units.Year-to-date sales of EcoSport now total 2,381 units.
The Transit delivered an all-time record month in August with retail sales increasing 46 percent year-over-year to 513 units. Year-to-date Transit sales have increased 40 percent to 3,354 units.
The class-defining Ranger delivered August sales of 374 units, helping its year-to-date sales jump 69 percent to 4,154 units. Ranger continues to the best-selling pickup truck in Vietnam this year, with customer deliveries of the new Ranger kicking-off this month.