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Old 07-25-2014, 09:50 AM   #1
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Interesting sales figures http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/pag...autosales.html I assume for the US only.

It shows the Focus year to date sales through June 2014 decreased 10.3% from year to date sales 2013, yet June 2014 sales increases 13+% over June 2013. Other interesting note: I was not aware the Fusion outsells the Focus.

Once again I assume these are US sales only, so maybe the Fusion doesn't outsell the Focus globally.

Anyone surmise the US Focus sales are down from 2013 due to the word of the DCT problems?


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Old 07-25-2014, 10:00 AM   #2
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hard to say. Its very hard to speculate how widely know the DCT issues are outside of those of us who frequent the forums and are up to speed on all the issues. I'm sure if the media did a story about the issues, sales would fall off the face of the earth, but since the media is only interested when its a safety issue and/or people have gotten seriously injured or killed as a result(aka, GM and toyota) there won't be much publicity for the issues.
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I don't think you can read too much into it. It's more likely that sales are slowly declining just because the current Focus is older than most of its competition out there. And now it's losing comparison tests left and right just because of its age.

And yes the Fusion and Escape both outsell the Focus regularly.
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I'm sure if the media did a story about the issues, sales would fall off the face of the earth,
That didn't hold true for GM. With all their bad press the last few months sales have not been significantly impacted.
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I'm sure if the media did a story about the issues, sales would fall off the face of the earth,
They already have. Both local and national media have covered it.

http://www.wtae.com/investigations/i...333878#!bmfbyL

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/au...anted=all&_r=0
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We need a 60 Minutes style story. The problem is, the DCT problems just don't make a "sexy" enough story for them to take.
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Interesting sales figures http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/pag...autosales.html I assume for the US only.

It shows the Focus year to date sales through June 2014 decreased 10.3% from year to date sales 2013, yet June 2014 sales increases 13+% over June 2013. Other interesting note: I was not aware the Fusion outsells the Focus.

Once again I assume these are US sales only, so maybe the Fusion doesn't outsell the Focus globally.

Anyone surmise the US Focus sales are down from 2013 due to the word of the DCT problems?
Total Global 2013 Sales
Ford Focus 1,107,553
Ford Fusion/Mondeo 465,345
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And the fact that many know the 2015 model year will be updated, so sales slow down on current models..
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