Sales of the sixth-generation Mustang have declined 32 percent in the United States while sales of the Chevy Camaro have increased for the first time in the past two years. The success of the Camaro is largely credited to the very generous incentive program that is being offered by General Motors. Currently buyers of the Camaro receive $3,409 in incentives per car while Mustang buyers average around $2,602 per car.
It is important to point out that a temporary stoppage in
production does not suggest that the Mustang is on the chopping block. Kelli
Felker, spokeswomen for Ford stated “We continue to match production with
demand. Mustang remains the top seller in its segment in total and retail