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Ford Motor Company January Sales up 22 Percent, Best since 2006; Fusion, Escape Post Record January Sales

   Ford Motor Company January Sales up 22 Percent, Best since 2006; Fusion,
                       Escape Post Record January Sales

PR Newswire

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2013

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  oFord Motor Company's January U.S. sales increase 22 percent, with gains
    across the lineup – cars up 34 percent, utilities up 23 percent, and
    trucks up 11 percent
  oFusion up 65 percent versus year-ago levels – a record January sales month
  oEscape has best January sales ever – sales increase 16 percent, topping
    last year's January record
  oExplorer sales up 46 percent – best January sales since 2005
  oAmerica's best-selling pickup for 36 years running, F-Series posts a 22
    percent gain

Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) January U.S. sales of 166,501 grew 22 percent
year-over-year – with retail sales up 24 percent. Gains were made across the
product lineup, with cars up 34 percent, utilities up 23 percent, and trucks
up 11 percent for the month.

"Ford is off to a strong start this year, with Fusion and Escape delivering
January sales records and F-Series seeing a particularly strong reception
this early in the year," said Ken Czubay, Ford vice president, U.S. Marketing,
Sales and Service. "Our investment in fuel-efficient new vehicles – including
EcoBoost engines and hybrid technology – continues to pay off."

Sales of all-new Ford Fusion totaled 22,399 vehicles in January, 65 percent
increase versus a year ago and Fusion's best January sales ever. Fusion broke
its January 2011 sales record by 56 percent. In addition, Ford's small car
sales were up 29 percent in January versus a year ago, with 23,171 Fiesta,
Focus and C-MAX hybrid models sold, marking Ford's best January small car
sales since 2000.

Escape established a January record, as well, with sales totaling 19,939,
exceeding January 2012's record by 16 percent. Explorer sales of 14,554
increased 46 percent versus a year ago, marking Explorer's best January sales
since 2005. 

America's best-selling pickup, the Ford F-Series, begins 2013 with a 22
percent increase versus last January. With 46,841 pickups sold, F-Series marks
its 18^th consecutive month of monthly sales increases. Transit Connect and
E-Series also had strong starts to the year. Transit Connect sales were up 47
percent, marking record January sales total of 3,161 vehicles, while E-Series
sales were up 18 percent, with 7,987 vehicles sold.

About Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn,
Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With
about 171,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company's automotive
brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services
through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding the company
and Ford products, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.



FORD MOTOR COMPANY JANUARY 2013 U.S. SALES
                           January         %       Year-To-Date    %
                           2013    2012    Change  2013    2012    Change
SALES BY BRAND
 Ford                     162,310 131,589 23.3    162,310 131,589 23.3
 Lincoln                  4,191   5,121   -18.2   4,191   5,121   -18.2
 Total Vehicles         166,501 136,710 21.8    166,501 136,710 21.8
SALES BY TYPE
 Cars                     56,178  41,885  34.1    56,178  41,885  34.1
 Utilities                51,696  41,933  23.3    51,696  41,933  23.3
 Trucks                   58,627  52,892  10.8    58,627  52,892  10.8
 Total Vehicles         166,501 136,710 21.8    166,501 136,710 21.8
FORD BRAND
Fiesta                     4,285   3,502   22.4    4,285   3,502   22.4
Focus                      16,161  14,400  12.2    16,161  14,400  12.2
C-MAX                      2,725   0       NA      2,725   0       NA
Fusion                     22,399  13,614  64.5    22,399  13,614  64.5
Taurus                     4,934   3,447   43.1    4,934   3,447   43.1
Police Interceptor Sedan   704     0       NA      704     0       NA
Mustang                    3,608   3,736   -3.4    3,608   3,736   -3.4
Crown Victoria             0       643     -100.0  0       643     -100.0
 Ford Cars                54,816  39,342  39.3    54,816  39,342  39.3
Escape                     19,939  17,259  15.5    19,939  17,259  15.5
Edge                       9,614   8,315   15.6    9,614   8,315   15.6
Flex                       1,615   1,465   10.2    1,615   1,465   10.2
Explorer                   14,554  9,966   46.0    14,554  9,966   46.0
Police Interceptor Utility 653     0       NA      653     0       NA
Expedition                 2,492   2,350   6.0     2,492   2,350   6.0
 Ford Utilities           48,867  39,355  24.2    48,867  39,355  24.2
F-Series                   46,841  38,493  21.7    46,841  38,493  21.7
Ranger                     0       5,043   -100.0  0       5,043   -100.0
E-Series                   7,987   6,786   17.7    7,987   6,786   17.7
Transit Connect            3,161   2,154   46.8    3,161   2,154   46.8
Heavy Trucks               638     416     53.4    638     416     53.4
 Ford Trucks              58,627  52,892  10.8    58,627  52,892  10.8
 Ford Brand               162,310 131,589 23.3    162,310 131,589 23.3
                           January         %       Year-To-Date    %
                           2013    2012    Change  2013    2012    Change
LINCOLN BRAND
MKZ                        453     1,662   -72.7   453     1,662   -72.7
MKS                        909     741     22.7    909     741     22.7
Town Car                   0       140     -100.0  0       140     -100.0
Lincoln Cars               1,362   2,543   -46.4   1,362   2,543   -46.4
MKX                        1,829   1,650   10.8    1,829   1,650   10.8
MKT                        411     279     47.3    411     279     47.3
Navigator                  589     649     -9.2    589     649     -9.2
Lincoln Utilities          2,829   2,578   9.7     2,829   2,578   9.7
 Lincoln Brand            4,191   5,121   -18.2   4,191   5,121   -18.2

SOURCE Ford Motor Company

Website: http://www.ford.com
Contact: Erich Merkle, +1-313-806-4562, emerkle2@ford.com