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Wrangler outsells Explorer in June

by Bill Cawthon on

The incredible Jeep Wrangler scored some major bragging rights in June, outselling the hot new Ford Explorer. It was 11,920 to 10,422 in favor of the Jeep. The Explorer still has a commanding lead in year-to-date sales and Ford is having trouble meeting demand, but this month goes in the books with the Wrangler on top.

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for just-auto.com, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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