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Ford Motor Company China Sales Down 19 Percent In Q1 2022

Ford Motor Company China sales decreased 18.8 percent to 125,000 units during the first quarter of 2022. In China, FoMoCo offers its two core brands – Ford and Lincoln, as well as a China-specific brand called JMC as part of the Jiangling-Ford joint venture.

“We are laser-focused on accelerating the delivery of our Ford+ growth plan based on a robust portfolio centered on Chinese customers,” said President and CEO of Ford China, Anning Chen, in a statement. “This batch of new vehicles launched in the first quarter exemplifies our ‘Best of Ford, Best of China’ commitment for growth, as early orders indicate our new products deliver on the preferences of Chinese customers,” he added.

All-new Ford Mondeo sedan

FoMoCo China Sales Notes – Q1 2022

FoMoCo does not provide a breakout of individual model performance in China, but we do have the following information:

Ford passenger vehicle sales decreased 17.3 percent to 46,700 units during the first quarter:

  • Ford’s best-selling model in China is the Escort compact sedan, which was recently updated
  • The all-new Ford Mondeo sedan has received approximately 10,000 orders since March 18
  • The all-new Ford Equator Sport has secured more than 5,000 orders since March 28
  • These figures do not include Ford Transit, which are included in JMC sales (below)

All-new Ford Equator Sport

Lincoln sales increased 0.8 percent to 19,400 units during the first quarter

  • This figures include Best-ever February results, with more than 4,600 units sold, up 34 percent
  • Lincoln Corsair sales approached 11,000 units, as the vehicle remained Lincoln’s top-selling nameplate in China for the 23rd consecutive month
  • Orders for all-new Lincoln Zephyr sedan, launched in March, exceeded 5,600 units

All-new Lincoln Zephyr sedan

JMC sales decreased 27.1 percent to 51,000 units during the first quarter

  • This China-specific brand includes light truck, pickups and commercial vans
  • The Ford Transit ambulance variant received more than 5,100 orders during Q1 2022

Ford Transit Ambulance

About The Numbers

  • All percent change figures compared to Ford Motor Company China sales for Q1 2021, unless noted otherwise
  • Ford China sales figures reflect actual vehicle registrations rather than wholesales

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