Ford Vietnam’s momentum continues with record February sales

16:59 | 08/03/2016 Society

(VEN) - March 7, Ford Vietnam announced its best-ever performance for the month of February – a shortened sales month due to the Tet holiday – with retail sales jumping 65 percent year-over-year to 1,524 units.

Ford Vietnam’s momentum continues with record February sales

Strong sales across Ford’s lineup helped drive the record February with Ranger and Transit continuing as Vietnam’s best-sellers in their respective segments.

Ford is one of the fastest growing automotive brands in Vietnam this year with total retail sales rising 68 percent from a year ago to 4,109 units.

The segment-defining Ranger led Vietnam’s pickup truck segment for the 12consecutive months by delivering February sales that soared 247 percent to 660 units. Year-to-date sales of the Ranger have nearly tripled from a year ago to 1,963 units.

The Transit maintained its leadership of the commercial van segmentfor the 41 consecutive monthswith sales increasing 110 percent year-over-year to 577 units.

Transit sales year-to-date have increased 80 percent to 1,160 units as business owners and operators across a range of industries continue to appreciate the durability, versatility and value proposition that this high-quality commercial vehicle delivers.

The EcoSport compact SUV continued as one of Ford’s best-selling vehicles with February sales increasing two percent from a year ago to 222 units, helping drive its year-to-date sales up nine percent to 670 units.