The Ford Motor Company has been an intrinsic part of both American industry and society since shortly after its launch in 1903. With one of the earliest applications of mass production in the auto industry, founder Henry Ford brought transportation to the masses with his Model T; elevated automotive design with its successor, the Model A; and brought efficiency to the farm with the Fordson tractor and F-Series pickup. During World War II Ford was a significant part of America's Arsenal of Democracy, but in the war's aftermath found itself losing market share against a dominant GM and surging Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge. A reorganization by the founder's grandson, Henry Ford II, reestablished Ford in both the U.S. market and overseas. The rebound was fully established with competitive product, while wins in competition provided the automaker with a high-performance exclamation point.

Of the three U.S. automakers confronting the economic downturn in 2008, Ford was the only one to not accept government handouts or loan guarantees. Having mortgaged everything - including the brand's iconic logo - Ford worked toward a more efficient melding of its international offerings. To that end the U.S. consumer now enjoys a fully competitive midsize Fusion, an efficient and attractive Focus hatchback and the fun-to-drive Fiesta. Ford's most popular model is - by a large margin - its F-Series pickup, while any variant of its Mustang ponycar is the most fun to drive. Shelby variants of the Mustang, along with heavily optioned versions of the F-Series, are the Ford lineup's most expensive.


2017 Ford Explorer
2017 Ford Explorer
MSRP:
$31,660
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
17 City / 24 HWY
2017 Ford Transit-350
2017 Ford Transit-350
MSRP:
$42,075
Engine:
3.7L V-6
MPG:
N/A
2017 Ford Mustang
2017 Ford Mustang
MSRP:
$25,185
Engine:
3.7L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 27 HWY
2017 Ford Escape
2017 Ford Escape
MSRP:
$23,750
Engine:
2.5L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 29 HWY
2017 Ford Focus
2017 Ford Focus
MSRP:
$19,765
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
26 City / 38 HWY
2017 Ford F-150
2017 Ford F-150
MSRP:
$26,730
Engine:
3.5L V-6
MPG:
18 City / 25 HWY
1 in 7 Americans say they might buy an EV next, as sales of electrics surge

About the same number of drivers say they're buying a pickup next.

AAA poll indicates 30 million Americans may buy an electric vehicle within three to five years.
Shanghai showcases automakers' charge toward electrics in China

This in spite of weak public interest, wavering government policy.

Companies acting now to prepare for the inevitable need.
Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R continue for 2018 with new colors

Otherwise, it's the same GT350 you know and love.
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2014 Ford F-150
$20,962 / 19,993 miles / CA
2015 Ford Fiesta
$10,210 / 36,436 miles / CA
2016 Ford Mustang
$20,888 / 35,655 miles / CA
A legend reborn | 2016 Shelby GT40 MKII 50th Anniversary Edition First Drive
We drive a Superformance continuation GT40 that recreates the Le Mans-winning car raced by Shelby American. It's like stepping into racing history.
2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty First Drive
Ford's heavy-duty pickups get new aluminum cabs and bodywork, more power, and plenty of new convenience features focused at buyers who want to tow the most.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Energi Quick Spin
Ford refreshed the Fusion for 2017 and gave the Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid models some updates. Read our driving impressions here.
Ford expands door latch recall by 1.5 million cars

This recall expansion brings the total number of affected cars to nearly 2.4 million.
Ford recalling 830,000 vehicles to replace side door latches

The recall affects cars from 2012 to 2016 and is aimed at specific states.
NHTSA probing Ford Explorers on reports of exhaust fumes in the cabin

There have been over 150 complaints from owners of the 2011 to 2015 Explorer.