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Ford Build-Out & Start-Up Dates

The following chart provides vehicle build-out and start-up dates for Ford cars. These updates change regularly and were last updated on September 27, 2017. 
Built Out 8-10 weeks TBD

Model

2017 Order Banks Open

2017 Production Startup

2017 Lead Time

2017 Order Cutoff

2018 Order Banks Open  2018 Production Startup  2018 Lead Time  2018 Order Cutoff 

CARS

       

CMAX

08/15/16

11/14/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

07/17/17 10/09/17 14-16 weeks  TBD 

Fiesta

09/19/16

11/28/16

14-16 weeks

09/01/17

TBD TBD TBD  TBD 

Focus / Focus BEV

08/15/16


11/14/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

07/17/17 10/09/27 12-14 weeks  TBD 

Fusion

01/11/16

04/04/16


10-12 weeks

Built Out

04/07/17 08/07/17 8-10 weeks TBD 

Fusion Hybrid

01/11/16

04/04/16

10-12 weeks

Built Out

04/07/17 08/07/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Taurus

09/13/16

12/02/16

10-12 weeks

Built Out

 08/01/17 11/02/17 12-14 weeks  TBD 

Taurus PI Sedan

09/13/16

11/14/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

 07/18/17 11/02/17  12-14 weeks  TBD 

Taurus PI Sedan VSO

10/10/16

12/12/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

07/18/17 11/13/17 12-14 weeks  TBD 
 Mustang   04/04/16  06/02/16 10-12 weeks Built Out 07/25/17 10/02/17 12-14 weeks  TBD 

TRUCKS

       
F-150 DTP 07/18/16  09/26/16 10-12 weeks Built Out 05/15/17 01/17/17  8-10 weeks  TBD

F150 KCAP

07/18/16

10/18/16 10-12 weeks

Built Out

 05/15/17 08/14/17  8-10 weeks  TBD 

F150 KCAP VSO

08/15/16

11/21/16

10-12 weeks

Built Out

 5/15/17 09/11/17 8-10 weeks   TBD

Super Duty F250-F350 (without VSO Content)

04/13/16

07/11/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 11/20/17  TBD  TBD

Super Duty F250-F350 VSO Paint

04/13/16

08/22/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 12/18/17  TBD  TBD 

Super Duty F250-F350 VSO Equipment

04/13/16

08/22/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 12/18/17  TBD  TBD 

Super Duty F450-F550 6.8L Gas Engine

02/26/16

07/11/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 11/20/17  TBD  TBD 

Super Duty F450-F550 (without VSO Content)

04/13/16

07/11/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 11/20/17   TBD  TBD 

Super Duty F450-F550 VSO Equipment

04/13/16

08/22/16

12-14 weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 12/18/17    TBD  TBD 

Super Duty Cab Chassis

04/13/16

08/15/16

10-12   weeks

09/01/17

 09/13/17 11/20/17   TBD  TBD 

Medium Truck F650/ F750

03/01/16

05/09/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 10/02/17 16-18 weeks  TBD 

Medium Truck F650/ F750 6.8L Gas Engine

03/01/16

05/09/16

12-14 
weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 10/02/17 16-18 weeks  TBD 
Medium Truck F650 - F750 VSO 03/01/16  06/06/16  12-14  
weeks 
Built Out
 06/12/17 10/30/17 16-18 weeks TBD 
Motorhome 02/15/16 04/26/16 10-12 weeks Built Out 02/24/17 05/01/17 16-18 weeks TBD
Motorhome VSO  02/15/16  05/23/16 10-12 weeks Built Out 02/24/17 05/01/17 16-18 weeks TBD 

VANS

       

Econoline Cutaway

04/01/16

05/09/16

12-14  weeks

07/07/17

 07/17/17  10/02/17 10-12 weeks TBD 

Econoline Cutaway 5.4L Engine

04/01/16

05/09/16

12-14  weeks

07/07/17

 07/17/17 10/02/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Econoline Cutaway VSO

04/01/16

06/06/16

12-14  weeks

06/30/17

 07/17/17 10/30/17 10-12 weeks TBD 
 Econoline  N/A  N/A  N/A  07/17/17  07/17/17  10/02/17 10-18 weeks  TBD
 Econoline VSO  N/A  N/A  N/A   07/17/17  10/30/17  10-18 weeks TBD 

Transit Connect

04/11/16

07/04/16

18-20 weeks

Built Out

03/20/17 06/05/17 18-20 weeks  TBD  Long Wheel Base Production Startup 6/28/17; Short Wheel Base Production Startup 7-12-17

TRANSIT VANS

       

Transit Van

Medium & High Roof, Long & Ext. Wheelbase (E2C, E2D, F4U, F4X, R2C,R2D, R2U, R2X, R3U, R3X, S4U, S4X,W2C, W2D, W2U, W2X, W3U, W3X)

05/09/16

08/03/16

12-14   weeks

Built Out

06/12/17 08/28/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Transit Cutaway

Chassis Cab (F6P, F6Z, F8P, F8Z,F9P,F9Z, R5P, R5Z, R7P, R7Z, S6P,S6Z,S8P, S8Z, S9P, S9Z, W7P, W7Z)

05/09/16

08/03/16

12-14   weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 08/28/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Transit Wagon

Medium & High Roof, Long & ExtWheelbase (K2C, K2X, U3X, X2C*, X2X*, U4X)
*MY17 - 15 pass - High Delay (incremental 4-6 wks)

05/9/16

08/03/16

12-14  
weeks

Built Out

06/12/17 08/28/17 10-10 weeks TBD 

Transit Van & Wagon

Low Roof, Medium & LongWheelbase (E1Y, E1Z, E2Y, E9Z,K1Y, K1Z, K3Y, K2Z, R1Y, R2Y, R2Z,W2Y, W2Z, X2Y*, X2Z*)
*MY17 - 15 Pass - High Delay (incremental 4-6 wks)

05/09/16

08/03/16

12- 14  weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 08/28/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Transit Van& Wagon- VSO

05/09/16

08/29/16

12-14   weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 09/25/17 10-12 weeks  TBD 

Transit Van & Wagon

Medium Roof, Medium Wheelbase (E1C, E1D, K1C, R1C, R1D)

05/09/16

08/03/16

12-14   weeks

Built Out

 06/12/17 08/28/17 10-12 weeks TBD 

SUVS & CROSSOVERS

       
Ecosport N/A N/A N/A  N/A 06/19/17 9/11/17 18-20 weeks TBD 

Edge

08/15/16

10/24/16

10-12   weeks

Built Out

07/17/17  09/27/17 10-12 weeks TBD 

Escape

01/11/16

03/21/16

10-12 weeks

Built Out

06/12/17 08/28/17 10-12 weeks TBD 

Expedition

03/17/16

05/25/16

8-10 weeks

Built Out

06/12/17 09/25/17  10-12 weeks TBD 

Explorer

03/28/16

06/06/16

10-12  weeks

Built Out

08/01/17 10/16/17 12-14 weeks  TBD 

Explorer PI Utility

03/28/16

06/06/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

07/18/17 10/20/17 12-14 weeks TBD 

Explorer VSO PI Utility

04/11/16

07/11/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

07/18/17 11/13/17 12-14 weeks  TBD 

Flex

08/15/16

11/07/16

12-14 weeks

Built Out

04/17/17  06/19/17  10-12 weeks  TBD 



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