Ford Hybrid and Energi plug-in vehicles took charge for September!
Ford Brand Energi (plug-in hybrids only) had its best total month (1,453) ever and best retail month (1,428) ever, outselling the Prius plug-in at 1,152.
C-Max/Fusion Energi plug-in vehicles at YTD 7635 is just 340 units from outselling the Prius plug-in at 7074 YTD.
Ford Brand saw its best September Hybrid sales ever at 211% YOY, while Toyota overall hybrid sales declined -12%, with Prius liftback down -16%.
Ford Brand Hybrid total sales (includes PHEV) of 58,759 CYTD up 703% PYTD.
C-MAX Energi had its best retail month ever at 758 with September represented 37% of C-MAX retail sales mix – highest PHEV mix ever
Fusion Energi had its best total month ever and best retail month ever at 750. Prius plug-in was down -30%
Fusion Hybrid + Fusion Energi sales in September of 3,015 represented 18% of Fusion retail sales mix – near prior highs, and just 55 units from outselling Camry Hybrid down -17%, and 3,328 from outselling Camry Hybrid YTD.
MKX Hybrid sales were down -21% (619 vs 781)due to current production constraints, that are to be resolved for 2014 with MKZ Hybrid production mix increasing by 50%. Lexus hybrid sales were also down -21% with full inventory.