Ford top the UK sales league

Mantles Ford in Biggleswade have surged ahead to enjoy record sales for the year so far.
John Mantle, Managing Director says ” October was the strongest month in terms of sales for 6 years, we can only put this down to the large number of award winning models in the current Ford range creating  a strong desire to drive the more economical and safer cars than ever before.”

Market leader Ford boosted car sales and share in October and for the year to date, compared with the same periods in 2011, running ahead of the UK total car sales market.

Ford car sales in October were up by 12.3 per cent, compared with October 2011.  According to the official figures released on November 6 from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT):

  • Ford car sales and share up in October and for the year to date
  • Ford Fiesta is the UK best seller in October and for the year to date
  • Ford commercial vehicles in 47th consecutive year of market leadership

Figures released by the SMMT show that total car sales in October were up 12.1 per cent to 151,252 units, compared with October 2011.  For the year to date (end October) total UK car sales were 1,771,861 – up 5.0 per cent compared with 2011.

Ford car sales in October were 20,740, while for the year to date Ford registrations of 245,109 are up 5.2 per cent compared with the same period in 2011.

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