Ford Motor Co., on Thursday said that Fusion sales are expected to reach 240,000 by year-end, making 2011 its best-selling year ever and Fusion Ford’s best-selling car.
Fusion was introduced in 2006 and since then it has expanded share of the midsize segment by 5.2 percentage points.
By 2010, Fusion sales had risen to 219,219 for an 11.9 percent share, representing an increase in sales of 54 percent over that period. By comparison, Toyota Camry experienced a 27 percent decline while Honda Accord sales saw a 20 percent drop.
The current Fusion will give its place to an all-new model that will be offered globally and which will be unveiled during the North American International Auto Show in January before it goes on sale next spring.
- Sales have risen by 54% from 2006 to 2010
- 2011 sales are expected to be close to 240,000 making 2011 it best sales year yet.
- Since its first full year of sales in 2006, Fusion has expanded it share in the midsize segment by 5.2 percentage points.
- In 2006, Fusion had sales of 142,502 and 6.7% of segment share. In 2010, Fusion sales were 219,219 for an 11.9% share..
- Fusion’s share has increased from 4.49% in 2007 to 8.22% in 2011 in the East.
- Fusion’s share in the West has increased from 4.31% to 7.34% in the same period.
- Fusion introduced a hybrid version for the 2010 model year, achieving a rating of 41 mile a gallon in city driving.