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Ford Wins More Best-In-Segment 2019 J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study (APEAL) Awards than Any Other Brand

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
front view of a red 2019 Ford Expedition

New Ford Models Bring Home 4 J.D. Power APEAL Awards

The 2019 J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study (APEAL) Awards ceremony has come and gone, and – as a surprise to absolutely no one here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – Ford won big. In fact, Ford brought home more best-in-segment 2019 J.D. Power APEAL awards than any other brand. More specifically, new Ford models brought home four J.D. Power APEAL awards. So, without further ado, let’s check out which 2019 Ford models added some more gold to their trophy cases. (more…)

Ford Wins Big in 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
side view of a gold 2019 Ford Ranger

2 Ford Models Top Their Class in 2019 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

J.D. Power released its 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study and, to the surprise of no one here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, two Ford models topped their class. More specifically, the 2019 Ford Ranger was the Initial Quality winner for the midsize pickup truck segment while the 2019 Ford Fusion was the Initial Quality winner for the midsize car segment. But that’s not all the good news for Ford, as the 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study also list many other new Ford models were ranked in the top three of their classes. With that in mind, let’s check out all the good news for Ford contained within the 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study. (more…)

Four in a Row: Ford Mustang Named Best-Selling Sports Coupe in the World for the 4th Year in a Row

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
side view of a yellow 2020 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Once Again Best-Selling Sports Coupe on the Planet

As a surprise to absolutely no one here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, the Ford Mustang was once again named the best-selling sports coupe on the planet. And when we say once again, we mean once again, as this is the fourth straight year that the Mustang has brought home this world-beating trophy. And given what we know about the upcoming 2020 Ford Mustang lineup, a fifth straight year as the best-selling sports coupe in the world is a given. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Instead, let’s celebrate this amazing achievement. (more…)

What IIHS Safety Ratings did the 2019 Ford F-150 Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Earn?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
side view of a black 2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150 Earns All Good Ratings in IIHS Safety Testing

Anyone who’s gotten behind the wheel of a new Ford F-150 at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, knows just how powerful, capable, efficient and safe the lineup is, but while the 2019 F-150 lineup gets a ton of press regarding its best-in-class power and best-in-class capability, it doesn’t always get the same amount of recognition for its best-in-class safety – until now, that is. That’s because the 2019 Ford F-150 earned all top-tier Good Ratings in its IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) safety testing. In fact, the 2019 F-150 is the only truck to earn top-tier ratings in every category, and was the best performing truck when it came to the passenger-side small overlap front crash testing. So, let’s dive into the results and find out just how safe the 2019 Ford F-150 lineup truly is. (more…)

Ford Recognized for Their Conservation and Water Security Efforts

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
classic blue Ford logo

Ford Receives High Marks for Conservation Initiatives

Ford is at the forefront of a lot of technological advancements throughout the automotive industry – from advanced new safety and driver assistance features to advanced new technology and connectivity systems to the self-driving cars of the future, Ford is doing it all. And they’re doing it all without putting the world we live in at risk. That’s because Ford has been working hard to keep its conservation and water security efforts as important as everything else it does. And Ford is now being recognized for those efforts, receiving high marks for its conservation initiatives. (more…)

Ford Wins Big at 2018 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show

Monday, November 26th, 2018
side view of a gray 2019 Ford GT

Ford Earns 3 2018 SEMA Vehicle of the Year Awards

The 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show has come and gone, and once again, Ford is bringing home multiple awards for its ever-expanding trophy case. In fact, Ford earned three 2018 SEMA Vehicle of the Year Awards at this year’s show, once again proving its dominance over the rest of the automotive industry. Since such an accomplishment deserves a celebration, let’s take some time to check out the three awards earned by Ford at the 2018 SEMA show. (more…)

Ford Earns Its Best Overall Score Ever in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study – With 3 Ford Nameplates Earning Top Honors

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
side view of a white 2018 Ford Super Duty

3 Ford Models Earn Top Honors in 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

The 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study has been released and, to the surprise of no one here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, three Ford models earned top honors. Those three top honors helped Ford rank second among all automakers in the study for the second straight year, while also earning its best overall score in the Initial Quality Study’s 32 years of existence. So, which Ford models earned top honors? How is Ford planning to get even better next year? Let’s find out as we take a closer look at the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study’s findings. (more…)

How Safe is the All-New Ford Expedition Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
side view of a white 2018 Ford Expedition

2018 Ford Expedition Earns 5-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

You can add one more feature to the long list of things to love about the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s because the 2018 Ford Expedition lineup has earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), effectively making it the safest full-size SUV available today – something we can say because no other 2018 full-size SUV earned a five-star overall vehicle safety score. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at all the ways the all-new Ford Expedition lineup has taken safety to a whole new level. (more…)

2017 Marks Third Straight Year of the Ford Mustang Being the Top-Selling Sports Coupe in the World

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
a blue 2018 Ford Mustang and a yellow 2018 Ford Mustang parked in Belgium

Ford Mustang Once Again Best-Selling Sports Coupe in the World

Thanks in no small part to the powerful, efficient and fun to drive nature of the 2018 Ford Mustang lineup, the Ford Mustang is once again the best-selling sports coupe in the entire world. That’s right, no other sports coupe could live up to the Ford Mustang during the 2017 calendar year, and now that the Mustang is available in more countries than ever before, it certainly seems like the Mustang’s three-year best-selling streak is going to continue for many more years. (more…)

2018 Ford Model Lineup Brings Home Five Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
side view of a red 2018 Ford F-150 against a white background

5 Ford Models Win 2018 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Awards

Anyone looking for a new car, truck or SUV knows Ford is the best place to start and end that search. That’s because the new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, are the some of the most powerful, most capable, most efficient, most dependable, most functional and most fun to drive vehicles around – making any of them the perfect choice for families, commuters, road trippers and weekend adventurers. But it’s also important to note that new Ford models are also the perfect choice for those needing fleet and vocational vehicles. But you don’t just have to take our word for it. Instead, you can take the word of the experts at Vincentric, as five 2018 Ford models won 2018 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards – and none of those models were first-time winners. (more…)