1972 Ford Pinto

The 1972 Ford Pinto remained unchanged from the 1971 models, except for a larger rear window on the runabout models. A station wagon, selling for $2,265, also became available. Power came from a four-cylinder overhead cam engine that displaced 98 cubic-inches and produced 54 horsepower. A larger, 122 cubic-inch unit was available, offering 86 horsepower.

Ford sold 352,402 Pinto's in 1971 between the 2-door sedan and 2-door runabout models. The following year, they sold 480,405 vehicles, an increase of over 128,000 Pintos.

The Ford Pinto rested on a 94-inch chassis and had a length of 163-inches. At all four corners were 6.00 x 13 black sidewall tires with 175R13, A70-13, and A78-13 available as optional equipment.

For 1973, the Pinto would continue with very few changes. In response to US safety regulations, it received front and rear bumpers, plus bumper guards. Sales rose slightly to 484,512.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2011

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Ford Monthly Sales Volume

December 2018
209,248
November 2018
187,096
October 2018
185,042
September 2018
189,236
August 2018
209,559
July 2018
186,128
June 2018
221,101
May 2018
233,069
April 2018
196,133
March 2018
234,954
February 2018
187,432
January 2018
154,733
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