Ford India sales up by 184%

Capping up a momentous year in which the Figo won `the Indian car of the Year award (ICOTY 2011),’ Ford recorded an impressive annual sales increase of 184 percent this year. From January to December 2010, the Company sold 83, 887 units and nearly tripled it sales volume against a total of 29,488 cars sold in 2009. Ford India’s year-on-year December sales were up 172 per cent compared to December 2009.

With the innovative ‘Midnight Sale’ promotion on December 4, Ford India took record bookings on a single day. During the industry-first ‘Midnight Sale’ event, Ford showrooms remained opened till late into midnight and made the purchase convenient for customers.

Ford Figo was selected the `Indian Car of the Year 2011′ by a leading jury of automobile journalists after comprehensive testing. The same week, ET ZigWheels selected the Figo for the twin honours of `Best Premium Hatch’ and `ET ZigWheels Car of the Year 2010.”

Sales of the Ford Figo continued to be strong with more than 60,000 units sold in India since its launch in March this year.