Car Buying Strategies
Search Car Buying Strategies Makes & Models Select a Make and Model Makes & Models Select a Make and Model New Cars Prices Buying Advice
Home / Ford Buying


Ford Trim Levels, Configurations, Pros vs Cons

2024 Ford Pros Vs Cons

About Ford

  • 1903: Henry Ford and friends start Ford Motor Company in Detroit. And so it begins!

  • 1908: The Model T hits the scene, making cars affordable for the masses thanks to assembly line production. Game changer!

  • 1913: Ford doubles down on assembly lines, cutting costs and build times even more. Innovation in motion.

  • 1920s: Ford goes global, becoming one of the biggest carmakers worldwide. World domination!

  • 1930s-40s: Ford powers through the Depression and WWII, then bounces back with Mercury brand and V8 models. Resilience!

  • 1950s: Ford grows and innovates with automatic transmission, Thunderbird and more. Golden era of progress.

  • 1960s: The epic Mustang gallops in, instantly iconic and defining muscle cars. Total stallion.

  • 1970s: Ford focuses on efficiency and safety with Pinto, Granada and more. Changing priorities.

  • 1980s: Successful new models like Taurus and Explorer SUV put Ford on top. Winning moves.

  • 1990s: Ford snaps up luxury brands - Jaguar, Aston Martin, Volvo. Upmarket expansion!

  • 2000s: Financial struggles and restructuring, but hits like F-150 truck and Fusion sedan roll out. Bumps and comebacks.

  • 2010s: Electric Focus and hybrids like C-Max show Ford's innovation. Thinking green.

  • 2020s: More green machines like electric Mustang SUV. Eyes on sustainability and the future.