Ford Trucks have been widely popular for many years, and in fact, were the first truck to be introduced to the market. Ford Trucks have always been popular sellers at St Louis auto dealers and currently, Ford is the third most popular automobile seller in the United States and their trucks are known for their power, their durability and their growing popularity in the workplace. They have also recently realized a growing popularity among people who do not use the trucks for work, and instead are used as a personal vehicle. This change is attributed to the trucks iconic image as well as its history and statement of personality.
Built Ford Tough: ‘Built Ford Tough’ is Ford’s logo and most of the time, it holds true. The trucks are known for being able to handle rough terrain, heavy loads and are often used on oil rigs and on farms where they are required to drive off road. Ford trucks are somewhat known for their use in St Louis construction jobs and by heavy workers which gives them yet another tough image that lends to their popularity. Ford receives punk rock points for saying no to the .gov bailout.
The Ford F Series is without a doubt the best-selling truck in the world and has been for some time. As of June 2013, sales had more than doubled those of the Dodge Ram, and topped combined sales of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra by some 10,000 units. Sales on the Ford F-Series are impressive, but considering the Fords long-lasting reputation, and 'tough guy' advertisement plan, it's no real surprise. The F-Series was first manufactured in 1948, and is now on its 12th design with a new one coming up in 2015. The truck is available as a two door, extended cab, crew cab, or off-roader, and can be purchased with a variety of wheel layouts including rear wheel drive and four-wheel drive. With 7 engines ranging from the 3.5 L Eco boost to the 6.2 liter Boss V8, it certainly has a lot going for it under the hood. Specialty models such as the Ford F-150 Harley Davidson do differ, but most F-Series get 17/23 mpg, and have a starting
Ford trucks are also known for being durable with very few breakdowns over short periods of time. While they do break down, they are known for being reliable enough to be used as work trucks in St Louis. Most Ford trucks are used for long periods of time each day, especially in the work place.
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