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For more than 100 years now, Ford Motor Company has been selling mass-produced automobiles in the United States and around the globe. Known as one of the Big Three American manufacturers, Ford has attracted millions of loyal customers with a wide range of vehicles that offer considerable value. The automaker's trucks...

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For more than 100 years now, Ford Motor Company has been selling mass-produced automobiles in the United States and around the globe. Known as one of the Big Three American manufacturers, Ford has attracted millions of loyal customers with a wide range of vehicles that offer considerable value. The automaker's trucks and SUVs have been especially popular. For decades, Ford's F-Series truck has been the best-selling vehicle in America.

The company was founded by Henry Ford in 1903. Ford dreamed of building a car for the masses, and that's precisely what he did, most notably with the immortal Model T of 1908-'27. The latter was bought by 16.5 million Americans during its 20-year lifespan and was affordable enough for Ford's own factory workers to purchase. Ford's early years were also distinguished by its introduction of the moving assembly line. It was the first to utilize this more cost-effective method of production, and its innovation became a mainstay of the manufacturing process.

Ford expanded into the luxury-car market with its purchase of Lincoln Motor Company in 1925. Over the next few years, the company broadened its focus even further by creating the Mercury division to produce mid-priced cars. By the late '30s, Ford had unveiled the stylish Lincoln Zephyr, introduced a low-priced V8 engine and built more than 25 million vehicles.

The 1950s saw the introduction of the legendary Thunderbird. Offering sleek styling and spirited performance wedded to available luxury features like power windows and a signal-seeking radio, the car was a huge hit. Another model of that decade, the Edsel, met with a somewhat less enthusiastic reception. In the wake of abysmal sales, the Edsel was discontinued just a few months into its third model year.

Ford regained its footing in the early 1960s with the introduction of the compact Falcon, a model that was warmly received by the public. By the middle of the decade the automaker had given enthusiasts something to cheer about with the launch of the sporty Mustang, a car that went on to become one of the biggest sellers of its day. Buyers adored the Mustang's low price, available powerful V8 engines and sporty styling. The Mustang even created a brand-new vehicle category: the pony car.

By the 1970s, Ford, like other domestic automakers, was starting to suffer the effects of changing consumer tastes and new government regulations. Many of its cars became shadows of their former selves. But the seeds of rebirth were planted in this decade. In 1979, the company acquired a stake in Mazda; this move would later aid Ford significantly in co-development projects. The company also emerged with a new mindset of global competitiveness.

By the mid-to-late '80s, Ford was showing new strength with its popular Escort and Taurus models while further expanding its empire with the purchase of the Aston Martin and Jaguar brands. Meanwhile, its full-size LTD sedan (later renamed the Crown Victoria) remained a staple of taxi companies and police forces throughout America.

Ford rode a wave of popularity in the 1990s, thanks in part to the huge success of its Explorer midsize SUV. The truck played a huge role in ushering in the era of the SUV. In 1999, Ford expanded its family yet again with the purchase of Volvo's car division, and, in 2000, it acquired Land Rover. For awhile, there was talk of Ford even taking General Motors' spot as the No. 1 automaker in the world.

But the new millennium initially saw a downturn for Ford. Increased competition, a continuing operating loss for Jaguar, legacy costs and a reliance on SUVs for profit took their toll. To compensate, the company sold Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo and introduced a wave of successful new products. Models like the F-150, Fusion, Fiesta, Focus, Flex and Mustang have allowed Ford to regain its health and standing as a very competitive manufacturer.

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Ford C-Max Energi Wagon

Fuel economy:40 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $31,770

2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid SEL Wagon Exterior View photos

Ford C-Max Hybrid Wagon

Fuel economy:42 cty/37 hwy mpg

MSRP from $24,170

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Ford E-Series Van

Fuel economy:13 cty/16 hwy mpg

MSRP from $28,600

2013 Ford E-Series Wagon E-150 XLT Passenger Van Exterior View photos

Ford E-Series Wagon Van

Fuel economy:13 cty/16 hwy mpg

MSRP from $30,230

2015 Ford Edge Titanium 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Ford Edge SUV

Fuel economy:20 cty/30 hwy mpg

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2014 Ford Escape SE 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Ford Escape SUV

Fuel economy:22 cty/31 hwy mpg

MSRP from $23,100

2014 Ford Escape SE 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Ford Escape SUV

Fuel economy:22 cty/31 hwy mpg

MSRP from $23,100

2013 Ford Expedition XLT 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Ford Expedition SUV

Fuel economy:14 cty/20 hwy mpg

MSRP from $38,535

2013 Ford Expedition XLT 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Ford Expedition SUV

Fuel economy:14 cty/20 hwy mpg

MSRP from $38,535

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Exterior View photos

Ford Explorer SUV

Fuel economy:17 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $30,700

2015 Ford F-150 XL Regular Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 Regular Cab

Fuel economy:18 cty/25 hwy mpg

MSRP from $25,800

2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Fuel economy:11 cty/16 hwy mpg

MSRP from $44,995

2013 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SuperCab

Fuel economy:17 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $28,940

2013 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SuperCab

Fuel economy:17 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $28,940

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SuperCrew

Fuel economy:17 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $32,590

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SuperCrew

Fuel economy:17 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $32,590

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Ford F-150 SuperCrew

Fuel economy:17 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $32,590

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Exterior View photos
MSRP from $35,980

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Exterior View photos
MSRP from $35,980

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL Exterior View photos
MSRP from $32,385

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Exterior View photos
MSRP from $36,880

2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL Exterior View photos
MSRP from $33,280

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Extended Cab Pickup Exterior Shown View photos
MSRP from $35,480

2015 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $51,910

2015 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $51,910

2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Fiesta Hatchback

Fuel economy:28 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $14,855

2014 Ford Fiesta ST 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Fiesta ST

Fuel economy:26 cty/35 hwy mpg

MSRP from $21,435

2014 Ford Fiesta Titanium Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Fiesta Sedan

Fuel economy:28 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $14,455

2014 Ford Flex SEL Wagon Exterior View photos

Ford Flex Wagon

Fuel economy:18 cty/25 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,100

2013 Ford Focus Electric 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Focus Electric

Fuel economy:110 cty/99 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,170

2013 Ford Focus Electric 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Focus Electric

Fuel economy:110 cty/99 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,170

2015 Ford Focus Titanium 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Focus Hatchback

Fuel economy:26 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $18,960

2013 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Focus Sedan

Fuel economy:26 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $16,810

2013 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Focus Sedan

Fuel economy:26 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $16,810

2015 Ford Focus ST 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Ford Focus ST Hatchback

Fuel economy:23 cty/32 hwy mpg

MSRP from $24,370

2014 Ford Fusion SE Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Fusion Sedan

Fuel economy:22 cty/34 hwy mpg

MSRP from $22,600

2014 Ford Fusion SE Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Fusion Sedan

Fuel economy:22 cty/34 hwy mpg

MSRP from $22,600

2016 Ford Fusion Energi SE Luxury Sedan Exterior View photos
MSRP from $33,900

2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE Sedan Exterior Shown View photos

Ford Fusion Hybrid Sedan

Fuel economy:44 cty/41 hwy mpg

MSRP from $25,675

2017 Ford GT Coupe Exterior View photos
MSRP not available

2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium Convertible Exterior View photos

Ford Mustang Convertible

Fuel economy:17 cty/28 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,100

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Coupe Exterior View photos

Ford Mustang Coupe

Fuel economy:17 cty/28 hwy mpg

MSRP from $23,600

2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible Exterior View photos

Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible

Fuel economy:15 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $60,110

2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Coupe Exterior View photos

Ford Shelby GT500 Coupe

Fuel economy:15 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $55,110

2014 Ford Taurus SHO Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Taurus SHO

Fuel economy:17 cty/25 hwy mpg

MSRP from $40,220

2014 Ford Taurus SEL Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Taurus Sedan

Fuel economy:19 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,780

2014 Ford Taurus SEL Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Taurus Sedan

Fuel economy:19 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,780

2014 Ford Taurus SEL Sedan Exterior View photos

Ford Taurus Sedan

Fuel economy:19 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,780

2015 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van XLT LWB Cargo Minivan Exterior View photos

Ford Transit Connect Minivan

Fuel economy:21 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $22,560

2015 Ford Transit Van 350 Medium Roof Cargo Van Exterior View photos
MSRP from $29,735

2015 Ford Transit Wagon 350 XLT High Roof Passenger Van Exterior View photos

Ford Transit Wagon Van

Fuel economy:14 cty/19 hwy mpg

MSRP from $32,270

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