DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that its April U.S. sales rose 18 percent, led by a strong demand for the F-Series pickup and Escape small SUV.
BY THE NUMBERS: The Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker said it sold 212,584 cars and trucks last month, up from 180,350 a year earlier.
TOP SELLERS: F-Series pickup truck sales rose 24 percent to 59,030. Escape sales were up 52 percent to 25,826.
HOT MODELS: Ford Fusion midsize sedan sales jumped 24 percent to 26,722. Lincoln MKZ midsize car sales more than doubled to 4,012.