Ford Motor Company released its sales report for 2021 and for the month of December 2021. The sales numbers compare sales from 2020 to 2021 as well. The company sold a total of 1,819,026 units in 2021, as compared to 1,939,334 units in 2020. This translates into a decrease of 6.2%. For the month of December of 2021, Ford registered 167,545 sold units, a drop of 14.9% from 2020. In 2020 December, Ford sold 196,943 units.
In 2021, Ford also sold a total of 12,284 electric cars, which was a huge win for the company. Ford’s electric vehicles grew 36% as compared to the overall segment, with the most sales coming in from the Mustang Mach-E SUV. Despite the reduction in sales volume, the Ford Motor Company was the best-selling automaker in the Q4 of 2021 for the U.S. market. The company was also the number two most-selling carmaker in 2021 electric car sales. The F-Truck range of Ford retains the best-selling truck title for the 45th year in a row.
Among the 1,819,026 units sold, trucks made up for 1,011,198 units, whereas SUVs constitute 743,490 units. The cars segment just sold 64,338 units. Altogether, trucks and SUVs make up for 1,754,688 units out of the 1,819,026 vehicles sold, or 96.46%. The most truck sold was the F-Series range of trucks, which sold a total of 726,004 units. The Explorer was the most-sold SUV, registering 219,871 units. In the cars segment, the Mustang had the highest sales of 64,338 units.
The F-Series range of trucks registered a decrease in sales numbers of 7.8% as compared to 2020, where a total of 787,422 units were sold. In the month of December 2021 as well, just 62,496 F-Series trucks were sold, as compared to 74,097 units that were sold in December 2020. This shows a decrease of 15.7% from the previous year’s December sales. Among all the trucks sold, the F-Series trucks make up 72% of total truck sales.
The Ford Explorer SUV was the best-selling SUV for the second time, with 219,871 units sold in 2021. However, this was a decrease of 2.8% in the sales figures from 2020, wherein 226,217 units were sold. The Explorer makes up for 29.57% of all SUVs sold for 2021. In December 2021, the Explorer sold 20,715 units as compared to 26,081 units in December of 2020.
The F-Series of trucks by Ford are so popular because of how versatile they are. The F-Series offers the most towing capacity and payload capacity, and its an relatively affordable pickup truck. These trucks has always kept evolving in some or the other way, which keeps it refreshed no matter what. The Explorer on the other hand, is a safe and reliable vehicle. It was redesigned in 2020, and 2021 added more features on the car. The Explorer also offers capable performance, good economy, and loads of features and equipment.
The 2022 Ford F-150 pick up truck is priced at $29,990 and comes in three bodystyles. The base engine is a 3.3L V6 that outputs 290 hp and has a towing capacity of 8,200 lbs. For 2022, the all-new F-150 Lightning comes with two electric motors that output 426 hp and has a battery pack capacity of 98 kWh. The F-150 has a range of 230 miles, and offers a towing capacity of 10,000 lbs.