Ford’s Bests in Europe and USA in 2021
In January of the new year, Ford announced data on the results of its sales and the key models’ performance in the complex year 2021. The most interesting and impressive of them follow.
Ford’s Bests in Europe in 2021
54% of all Ford passenger vehicles sold in Europe in 2021 are electrified. The mix increased thanks to the launch of all-electric SUV Mustang MACH-E, the strong performance of the plug-in hybrid SUV Kuga and the EcoBoost Hybrid range share. With the launch of the all-new Mustang Mach-E 23,424 units1 has been sold in 2021, which is almost as much as in the USA. The Kuga Plug-In Hybrid was the best-selling PHEV of any brand across all European markets in 2021 and outsold its nearest segment rival by more than 17 per cent.2 More than half of all Kuga vehicles sold in 2021 were plug-in hybrid or full hybrid.
The new Puma is best-selling Ford passenger vehicle across Europe with 132,455 units sold. 3
Looking at the commercial vehicles market, Ford Transit has been No.1 as commercial vehicle brand across Europe for the 7th consecutive year in 2021 and No.1 commercial vehicle brand in 9 markets (UK, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Turkey). Ford Ranger has been the best-selling pick-up vehicle with a segment share of 38.1% for the full year 2021. Transit Custom became the best-selling Ford vehicle in Europe in 4th quarter and full year 2021 and best-selling total vehicle in the UK.
Ford’s European range of all-electric, plug-in hybrid, full hybrid and 48-volt mild hybrid passenger vehicles also includes Mustang Mach-E and Mustang Mach-E GT, Kuga Hybrid, Mondeo Hybrid, S‑MAX Hybrid, Galaxy Hybrid, Explorer Plug-In Hybrid and Puma, Fiesta and Focus EcoBoost Hybrid models. 4
Ford’s Bests in the USA in 2021
In the USA Ford finished the year 2021 strong, as the only U.S. automaker hitting the half million sales mark in the fourth quarter (508,451 vehicles i.e., 26.8% increase over the third quarter), making Ford America’s best-selling automaker. On the strong success of Mustang Mach-E, total 27,140 in 2021, Ford jumped into second place in U.S. electric vehicle sales behind just Tesla. Ford electrified vehicles grew 36% faster than the segment overall in 2021, while achieving new sales records for the month of December and all of 2021. Last year was a foundational year for Ford in the electrified vehicle segment and the Blue Oval heads into the new year with strong electric vehicle momentum as customer deliveries for both the F-150 Lightning and E-Transit will begin, further growing Ford’s electric vehicle share. Combined Mustang Mach-E and Mustang sales totalled 79,554 vehicles in 2021 – up 30.2 percent.
F-Series achieves best-selling truck for the 45th straight year and best-selling vehicle in America for the 40th year in a row. With 162,979 vans sold, Ford marks its 43rd straight year as America’s best-selling commercial van line-up. Led by Transit with sales of 99,745 vans, Transit has been America’s bestselling van since it was first introduced in 2015. E-Transit sales begin this year. Ford begins 2022 with record electrified and SUV sales momentum. Electrified vehicle sales expand at almost 4 times rate of overall industry segment. F-Series hits 40 millionth sale. January new retail vehicle orders hit 90,000 – a new record.
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1 According to Ford data reported.
2 According to data reported by JATO Dynamics, www.jato.com
3 Ford of Europe reports sales for its 20 European traditional markets: Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland.
4 Ford Mustang Mach-E delivers up to 610 km WLTP homologated pure-electric driving range in rear-wheel drive, extended-range battery configuration.
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT delivers up to 500 km WLTP homologated pure-electric driving range.
Ford Kuga Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 124-146 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 5.4‑6.4 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Mondeo Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 127-142 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 5.6‑6.2 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 146-153 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 6.4-6.7 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Explorer Plug-In Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 71 g/km, homologated fuel efficiency 3.1 l/100 km and pure electric driving range 42 km WLTP.
Ford Puma EcoBoost Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 119-143 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 5.3-6.3 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 111-138 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 4.9-6.1 l/100 km WLTP.
Ford Focus EcoBoost Hybrid homologated CO2 emissions 115-149 g/km and homologated fuel efficiency 5.1-6.6 l/100 km WLTP.
CO2 emission and fuel efficiency ranges may vary according to vehicle variants offered by individual markets.
The declared WLTP fuel/energy consumptions, CO2 emissions and electric range are determined according to the technical requirements and specifications of the European Regulations (EC) 715/2007 and (EU) 2017/1151 as last amended. The applied standard test procedures enable comparison between different vehicle types and different manufacturers.