A, X & Z Plan Headquarters

Bill MacDonald Ford is proud to serve thousands of Ford employees, their family members and friends every year by honoring A, X or Z plan on their new vehicle purchases. Just minutes from local Ford plants and offices, we are in the perfect location to meet your sales and service needs. For internet shoppers, we are now your source for A, X and Z plan pricing on the web.


Ford Employees and Retirees:
or call (800) 348-7709
(A/Z Plan Headquarters)
X-Plan Sponsors:
or call (877) 975-2600
(Partner Recognition Program)


Who Is Eligible?

  • All active full-time hourly employees and regular salaried employees, beginning with their date of hire.
  • All hourly retirees receiving a normal, early (regular or special) or disability retirement benefit, as long as any medical benefits are being received.
  • Salaried retirees who retired under the General Retirement Plan, including salaried employees who terminate between the ages of 50-55 and who are eligible to receive certain deferred retirement benefits, are eligible while they are receiving benefits.
  • Surviving Spouses of employees who died while actively employed and Surviving Spouses of retirees who retired under the General Retirement Plan, or who are receiving benefits under the Ford-UAW Retirement Plan.
  • Employees on an approved leave of absence, for the duration of the leave or until expiration of any medical benefits.
  • Employees on layoff for the first 12 months of the layoff.
  • Employees taking a separation package, complete details on their AXZ-Plan privileges are included in their separation packet.
  • All U.S. Temporary Part-Time employees (TPTs) and Long Term Supplemental (LTS) employees are eligible for A-Plan in the U.S.
  • All regular part-time hourly and salaried employees who are eligible to receive medical benefits.
  • Deferred Vested Retirees while they are receiving a Ford pension check.
  • Members of the immediate family of the above. "Immediate family" means the following relatives of the employee or retiree:
    • spouses
    • parents
    • spouse's parents
    • grandparents
    • spouse's grandparents
    • sons and daughters (including in-laws and step-children)
    • grandchildren
    • brothers and sisters (including in-laws, half and step-siblings)
    • same-sex domestic partners of eligible active employees*
    • immediate family members of eligible same-sex domestic partners*
  • Employees of approved subsidiary companies and approved affiliated companies as eligibility is defined at the time of approval.
  • When both the employee/retiree and his/her spouse are deceased, the surviving family members are no longer eligible.

Four new products per calendar year may be purchased or leased

*When audited, the employee must provide a notarized affidavit, dated prior to the sale date, that a same-sex domestic partnership exists. The Company defines a same-sex domestic partnership as a relationship between two people who meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Are the same sex.
  • Have shared a continuous committed relationship with each other for no less than 6 (six) months, intend to do so indefinitely, and they have no such relationship with any other person.
  • Are jointly responsible for each other's welfare and financial obligations.
  • Reside in the same household.
  • Are not related by blood to a degree of kinship that would prevent marriage from being recognized under the laws of their state of residence.
  • Must reside in a state where marriage between persons of the same sex is not recognized as a valid marriage, or, if residing in a state which recognizes same-sex unions, enter into such union as recognized by state.
  • Each over age of 18, of legal age, and legally competent to enter a contract.
  • Neither is married to a third party.


Partner Recognition:

An eligible Partner Recognition employee or retiree may generate up to 2 (two) PINs per calendar year to be used toward the purchase/lease of a new vehicle for them or members of their households as noted below (see PIN Generation for details):

  • Employees (full time, part-time and contract) and retirees of eligible partner companies (suppliers, fleets, etc.) and members of specific organizations or groups.
  • Residents of the same household as listed above (drivers license required for proof of residency).
  • Participation is by invitation only as determined by Ford Motor Company. Not all suppliers, fleets, etc. are eligible.

Friends & Neighbors:

An eligible Ford employee or retiree may sponsor up to 4 (four) PINs per calender year to be used toward the purchase/lease of a new vehicle for a friend or neighbor as noted below (see PIN Generation for details):

  • Selected individuals sponsored by a Ford Motor Company employee or retiree through the Friends & Neighbors Program.
  • Sponsors must know the individuals they are sponsoring.

How do I Generate an X Plan pin number?

  1. Eligible employee obtains organization's Partner Recognition Code
  2. A Personal Identification Number (PIN) is obtained by calling 1-877-XPLAN-00
  3. Participants visit Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan and identify themselves as a Partner Recognition (X-Plan) participant. Participant provides Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan, with a Social Security Number and X Plan PIN.
  4. Select a vehicle - 1000's to choose from at Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan
  5. Provide proof of employment by an eligible Ford partner through a pay stub, company ID, business card, W-2, etc.
  6. Arrange for delivery through Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan.

How many vehicles may be obtained through Ford Partner Recognition?

Eligible employees, retirees and their spouses may purchase or lease four vehicles per calendar year through the Partner Recognition Program (X Plan Program). Vehicles must be titled and registered in the eligible employee or spouse's name (vehicles may not be titled or registered in a company name). No other family members are eligible for Partner Recognition pricing.

How long is the X Plan program in effect?

There is no expiration date for the program, however, Ford Motor Company reserves the right to modify the program, remove eligibility, or cancel the program at any time.

What is Ford Partner Recognition (X-Plan) Pricing?

Partner Recognition pricing (X-Plan) is a special pre-determined price, which is based on the following: Ford Employee (A-Plan) price plus 4% plus $150.

Participants are explained that Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan will assist them in obtaining the X-Plan price for the vehicle they choose. Then, they can compare the price to the MSRP to calculate their total discount.

Which Ford Motor Company vehicles are eligible?

All Ford vehicles are eligible. This includes the Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, Ford C-Max, Ford Taurus, Ford Mustang, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Explorer, Ford Expedition, Ford Flex, Ford Fiesta, Transit Connect, Ford F-150, Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Ford Econoline Cargo Van, Ford Econoline Van and more. The only exceptions are Ford Raptors, Shelby Mustangs, and F-450 through F750.

Are Ford X Plan participants eligible for other incentives?

Yes! Partner recognition participants are eligible for all public incentives and many incentives normally paid to the dealer. There are some special offers that are not compatible with this discount. Participants should ask Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan to determine which incentives they are eligible for. Bill MacDonald Ford will check directly with Ford Motor Company to determine eligibility.

Are any other items covered through the Ford X-Plan?

No! Ford vehicle accessories, conversion packages, extended warranties, etc. are not covered by the X plan program and must be agreed-upon between the participant and Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan.

Can Ford vehicles be purchased or leased?

They can be either purchased or leased. The only requirement regarding the X plan is that leases must be obtained through Ford Credit.

Can a vehicle be traded in combination with this program?

Yes! However this program does not cover trade-in allowances, which must be negotiated directly with the customer. Bill MacDonald Ford in Saint Clair, Michigan will offer you more for your trade. Our Pre-Owned Department is one of the largest in Michigan. We always need cars, trucks and vans and are willing to give you top dollar for your trade.

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