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Ford Mustang Sales Decrease 6.2 Percent To 4,732 Units In January 2018

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Ford Mustang Sales - January 2018 - United States

In the United States, Ford Mustang deliveries totaled 4,732 units in January 2018, a decrease of about 6 percent compared to 5,046 units sold in January 2017. The results represent the lowest January sales performance since January 2015. Retail sales increased 10.7 percent, with the biggest increases coming from the nation’s larger sports car markets: Dallas was up 39 percent and Houston was up 9 percent.
MODEL JAN 2018 / JAN 2017 JANUARY 2018 JANUARY 2017
MUSTANG -6.22% 4,732 5,046

The Ford Authority Take

The Mustang’s January sales performance enabled it to remain the best-selling vehicle in its segment. By comparison, Chevy Camaro sales decreased 20 percent to 2,687 units while Dodge Challenger sales managed a slight 0.35 percent increase to 3,405 units.

Sales Numbers - Mainstream Two-Door Sports Cars - January 2018 - USA

MUSTANG -6.22% 4,732 5,046
CHALLENGER +0.35% 3,405 3,393
CAMARO -20.09% 2,867 3,588
MX-5 MIATA -53.07% 436 929
86 -33.12% 317 474
370Z -30.86% 224 324
124 SPIDER -23.75% 183 240
BRZ +15.20% 235 204
TOTAL -12.67% 12,399 14,198

The mainstream muscle car segment contracted 8.5 percent in January, led by the Camaro’s 20 percent drop, followed by the Mustang’s 6.2 percent decrease.

About The Numbers

  • All percent change figures compared to Ford Mustang January 2017 sales
  • In the United States, there were 25 selling days in January 2018 and 24 selling days in January 2017

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Written by Alex Luft

Ford Authority founder with a passion for global automotive business strategy.

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    • The car is the best-selling in its segment, so clearly most people don’t subscribe to the notion that it’s “so bloody expensive”. Then again, a well-equipped Mustang GT is significantly more affordable… and you get what you pay for.

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