Are Fords Good Cars?

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Front

Purchasing a new Ford or pre-owned Ford is a major investment, and you want to make sure that you’re getting your money’s worth. In turn, you’re likely wondering, “Are Fords goods cars?” Ford models are known for their superb performances and dependability, but don’t just take our word for it! Continue reading to learn all about what the automotive industry experts have to say about the Ford lineup. We’ll even cover their safety ratings! Then, give us a call to schedule a test drive and indulge in the Ford experience firsthand. 



What the Experts Are Saying About Ford Cars 

A key step in the car buying process is conducting your research and gathering as much information as you can about your desired vehicle. Reviews by automotive experts are excellent places as they rate vehicles in terms of their safety, feature offerings, and more. Take a look at what the experts from Car and Driver have noted about models in the Ford lineup:

  • 2022 Ford Bronco: “The Ford Bronco rocks a nostalgia-inducing design, along with both civil on-road driving manners and big-time trail tackling ability. “ “The 2022 Bronco [is] the ultimate off-road SUV.” 
  • 2020 Ford Fusion: “The 2020 Ford Fusion has tremendous versatility in a hotly contested segment.” “The Fusion pairs a comfortable ride with agile handling for an engaging driving experience.”
  • 2022 Ford F-150: “With seven trims, three body styles, and two bed lengths, the F-150 can be tailored to anyone’s needs.”
  • 2022 Ford Escape: “The 2022 Escape’s soft-road capability and carlike ride and handling can continue to serve on-road oriented drivers.” “The Escape comes standard with desirable driver-assistance features and can be outfitted with plentiful optional luxuries and convenience items.”
  • 2022 Ford Explorer: “With three rows of seats and generous cargo space, the Explorer is versatile for buyers toting kids and all of their associated gear.”

If these proclamations aren’t enough to convince you, you’ll be pleased to know that the experts at Edmunds have frequently placed Ford vehicles high in their vehicle rankings. For instance, the Ford F-150 was ranked number #1 in their list of best large trucks, and the Ford Escape received a number #9 spot in their list of the best SUVs. 

Are Fords Reliable & Safe?

For many Munster and %Schererville drivers, safety is the most important aspect to consider when upgrading to a new vehicle. Fortunately, Ford models are notable for their safety and reliability. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), selects vehicles that they classify as their “Top Safety Picks,” and there are multiple Ford vehicles that made the cut:

2022 IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ Models

  • Ford Bronco Sport
  • Ford Escape
  • Ford Edge
  • Ford Explorer
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Ford F-150 Crew Cab
  • Ford F-150 Extended Cab

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is another high-reputable institution that grades vehicles on their safety and safety features. The NHTSA also puts vehicles through crash tests to better gauge their performance in collisions. Here are the Ford models that received five-star ratings for the 2021 model year:

  • Ford Bronco 4-Door
  • Ford Bronco Sport
  • Ford F-150 SuperCab
  • Ford F-150 SuperCrew
  • Ford F-150 SuperCrew HEV
  • Ford F-250 Crew Cab
  • Ford F-150 Tremor
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E BEV
  • Ford Transit Connect Wagon

Are Ford Flexes Good Cars?

While Ford Flex models are no longer being manufactured, you can likely find this vehicle in used inventories. So, is the Ford Flex a good car? As proclaimed by the experts at Car and Driver, “the Flex offers a more carlike driving experience,” offering you the best of both worlds: a roomy SUV that has the agility of a car. Consumer Reports even notes that the “Flex rides well and is commendably quiet. Rear-seat room is cavernous, with a usable third-row seat and generous cargo space.” 

Shop for a New Ford with Webb Ford

Are Fords good car? The Webb Ford team and automotive experts sure think so! Visit our showroom near Griffith to browse our selection of Ford models. Our team will work closely with you to find the best Ford for your lifestyle! In the meantime, continue your Ford research to discover more information about the brand and its models. 


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