Ford Motor Company sales in China were flat at about 113,000 vehicles in September.

Third quarter sales were down 2% to about 295,000 with the year to date tally off 5% to 833,000 units.

Monthly sales for Changan Ford Automobile (CAF) were down 5% to nearly 80,000 vehicles, with Q3 sales off 9% to 207,000, and YTD down 15% to 567,000.

Commercial vehicle JV Jiangling Motor Corporation (JMC) sold nearly 26,000 vehicles last month, an 11% year on year increase.

Third quarter sales rose 11% to 68,000 vehicles while year to date sales were up 16% to 211,000.

Lincoln sales rose 79% to 5,700 vehicles in September, Q3 sales were up 83% to 16,000 and YTD almost doubled to 40,000.

Ford sedans continued growing in popularity in September with Escort sales exceeding 31,000 and Mondeo nearly 11,600 vehicles, up 5% and 19% respectively.

Kuga and Everest SUVs both experienced significant growth with September sales increase of 42% and 16% respectively.

Every Lincoln model sold in China grew by double digits in September. MKZ, MKC, MKX and Navigator experienced year over year growth of 79%, 30%, 34% and 84% respectively.

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