Ford F-Series, America's best-selling vehicle, posted sales of 78,847, up 4% -- the ninth month in a row with higher sales.
Year-to-date through May, F-Series sales were 358,034, up 9% compared with the same period a year ago.
Overall, U.S. customers purchased or leased 317,471 cars and trucks from Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Jaguar, Volvo, and Land Rover dealers in May, down 3% compared with a year ago. Sales of passenger cars were 107,198, down 5%, and trucks were 210,273, down 2%. Year-to-date through May, the company's sales were 1.4 million, down 2% compared with the same period a year ago. Sales of trucks were 935,071, up 2%, and sales of passenger cars were 470,370, down 9%.