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Ford E-Series Sales Up 64 Percent During Q2 2023

Ford E-Series sales increased in the United States during the second quarter of 2023.

Ford E-Series Sales - Q2 2023 - United States

In the United States, Ford E-Series deliveries totaled 8,735 units in Q2 2023, an increase of about 64 percent compared to 5,336 units sold in Q2 2022.

In the first six months of the year, E-Series sales increased about 56 percent to 19,520 units.
MODEL Q2 2023 / Q2 2022 Q2 2023 Q2 2022YTD 2023 / YTD 2022 YTD 2023 YTD 2022
E-SERIES +63.70% 8,735 5,336 +55.70% 19,520 12,537

Ford E-Series Sales - Q2 2023 - Colombia

In Colombia, Ford E-Series deliveries totaled 1 units in Q2 2023.

In the first six months of the year, E-Series sales totaled 1 units.
MODEL Q2 2023 / Q2 2022 Q2 2023 Q2 2022YTD 2023 / YTD 2022 YTD 2023 YTD 2022
E-SERIES * 1 * * 1 *

Competitive Sales Comparison (USA)

During the second quarter of 2023, Ford E-Series sales increased 64 percent to 8,735 units, dropping the full-size van to fourth out of five competitors in the segment.

The Ford Transit (see running Ford Transit sales) held onto first place, up 30 percent to 32,031 units, followed by the Ram Promaster, up 27 percent to 20,200 units, outpacing the Chevy Express (see running Chevy Express sales) in third, which saw its sales slide 27 percent to 9,227 units last quarter. Ford E-Series sales followed, and finally, the segment was rounded out by the GMC Savana (see running GMC Savana sales) in last place, up 7 percent to 7,269 deliveries.

Sales Numbers - Full-Size Vans - Q2 2023 - USA

MODEL Q2 23 / Q2 22 Q2 23 Q2 22 Q2 23 SHARE Q2 22 SHARE YTD 23 / YTD 22 YTD 23 YTD 22
FORD TRANSIT +35.65% 30,287 22,327 40% 35% +57.48% 61,134 38,820
RAM PROMASTER +26.56% 20,200 15,961 27% 25% +49.84% 37,894 25,289
CHEVROLET EXPRESS -27.27% 9,227 12,687 12% 20% -17.29% 17,822 21,547
FORD E-SERIES +63.70% 8,735 5,336 12% 8% +55.70% 19,520 12,537
GMC SAVANA +6.85% 7,269 6,803 10% 11% +23.26% 12,065 9,788
TOTAL +19.97% 75,718 63,114 +37.46% 148,435 107,981

In terms of segment share, the Transit dominated with 41 percent segment share, up three percentage points year-over-year. Meanwhile, the Promaster gathered 26 percent share, up two percentage points, while rhe Express garnered 12 percent share, down seven percentage points. Ford E-Series sales accounted for 11 percent share, down three percentage points, and finally, the Savana earned nine percent share, down one percentage point.

Sales Numbers - Ford Full-Size Vans - Q2 2023 - USA

MODEL Q2 23 / Q2 22 Q2 23 Q2 22 YTD 23 / YTD 22 YTD 23 YTD 22
FORD TRANSIT +35.65% 30,287 22,327 +57.48% 61,134 38,820
FORD E-SERIES +63.70% 8,735 5,336 +55.70% 19,520 12,537
TOTAL +41.06% 39,022 27,663 +57.05% 80,654 51,357

It’s also worth noting that both of Ford’s offerings in the full-size van segment, the Transit and E-Series, saw cumulative deliveries of 40,766, enough to command an impressive 53 percent segment share. By comparison, Ford’s crosstown rival, General Motors, trailed in second place with 16,496 cumulative deliveries of its two offerings for 21 percent segment share.

Sales Numbers - GM Full-Size Vans - Q2 2023 - USA

MODEL Q2 23 / Q2 22 Q2 23 Q2 22 YTD 23 / YTD 22 YTD 23 YTD 22
CHEVROLET EXPRESS -27.27% 9,227 12,687 -17.29% 17,822 21,547
GMC SAVANA +6.85% 7,269 6,803 +23.26% 12,065 9,788
TOTAL -15.36% 16,496 19,490 -4.62% 29,887 31,335

The full-size mainstream van segment, which includes passenger, cargo, and cutaway/chassis cab models, expanded 18 percent to 73,642 units in Q2 2023, meaning that Ford E-Series sales outperformed the segment average by comparison.

The Ford Authority Take

Ford E-Series sales posted a modest uptick during the second quarter of 2023 as industrywide supply chain issues continue to ease across the board. Continued improved supply at the dealer level has put sales in the green once again last quarter, as FoMoCo is no longer forced to navigate constraints.

Refreshed Ford E-Series prototype

Looking ahead, the 2024 Ford E-Series promises minor changes, such as dropping its Economy tune for the naturally-aspirated Ford 7.3L V8 Godzilla engine. Moving forward, the E-Series will offer just one calibration, with an output of 325 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque, as its flex fuel capability option has also been eliminated from the lineup. Ford Authority has already spotted a prototype a potential refreshed model out and about, showing off a revised front grille with a vertical element in the middle, along with a refreshed front bumper cover.

  • All percent change figures compared to Ford E-Series Q2 2022 sales, unless noted otherwise
  • In the United States, there were 77 selling days for Q2 2023 and 77 selling days for Q2 2022
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Sales not available, as the automaker does not share sales figures for the model
Ford Motor Company Q2 2023 sales reports:

Alexandra is a Colorado-based journalist with a passion for all things involving horsepower, be it automotive or equestrian.

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Comments

  1. CrabbyMilton

    One of the few products that FORD builds right and/or that isn’t plagued by recalls. A the old says goes, the best remains unchanged at least the same basic platform in place.

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  2. Mike

    I still prefer the E series vans over the E-transit. I had a short wheelbase window van and loved it. Didn’t need the extra length and it fit in the garage nicely.

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    1. steve

      The state of Georgia still uses Econolines to take people to Brass Town bald in the mountains, the rangers will tell you its the only transmission that can handle the pulls to the top.

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  3. Austen

    I’m patiently waiting for an E series DRW cutaway van with the 6.7 diesel and 4 wheel drive. I know it’s wishful thinking but one can only dream. Until then I’m hobbling my 7.3 custom box van along. I would totally do a 4x conversion but ujoint only does front leaves. Ford if you’re listening please bring back the diesel for the working man’s Econonline! Your 6.7 would be a huge hit in so many segments of the van market.

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  4. CrabbyMilton

    Never made sense to me why they never engineered the 6.7 diesel into that chassis.
    They had V8’s V10’s and straight 6’s in that thing but some say it just won’t fit? Come on.

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