Ford is one of the most exciting brands on the planet, and there’s a lot of hardware that can back that up. In addition to winning the hearts of drivers all across the world, Ford is one of the most honored brands among critics and experts, with several of its latest vehicles picking up big-time accolades.
The all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning continues to shock the world, and it certainly shocked the judges behind the 2023 North American Car, Truck, and Utility of the Year™ awards. The F-150 Lightning secured Ford’s third consecutive North American Truck of the Year™ award with experts praising everything from its familiar yet exciting design, impressive power and range, and world-class technologies.
The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning isn’t the only new Blue Oval vehicle to win big at the North American Car, Truck, and Utility of the Year™ awards of late. In fact, Ford has now won five in three years with wins for the F-150 and Mustang Mach-E in 2021 and Maverick and Bronco in 2022. And with more exciting new vehicles from Ford on the horizon, you can expect this trend to continue in the years ahead.
With 2022 in the books, the Ford F-Series can now lay claim to the title of America’s bestselling truck for 46 consecutive years. Ford sold more than 650,000 F-Series trucks across the United States in 2022, easily surpassing rival brands and cruising to another dominant year. 2022 also marked the first time — and likely not the last — that it had America’s bestselling electric pickup truck.
The new Ford F-150 Lightning achieves yet another impressive feat by becoming the first electric truck to win the MotorTrend Truck of the Year with a unanimous vote. The judges at MotorTrend were floored by the F-150 Lightning, with head of editorial Ed Loh going as far as calling it “a milestone achievement in the history of American mobility.”
In yet another big win for the Ford F-150 Lightning, the first-ever electric F-Series truck scored a double win by picking up Edmunds’ Top Rated Electric Truck and Best of the Best 2023 awards. These accolades not only solidify Ford as the brand to beat for world-class electric pickup trucks — it also makes Ford Edmunds’ most-awarded brand of 2023.
Another contributor to Ford being Edmunds’ most-awarded brand of 2023 is the ever-reliable F-150. Thanks to its impressive strength, capabilities, and innovation, the new Ford F-150 earns the title of Edmunds Top Rated Truck for 2023.
In a testament to the power of today’s Ford lineup, four key vehicles won the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards for their respective segments in 2023. The big winners from the Blue Oval are the new Expedition, Maverick, F-150, and F-150 Lightning.
Every year, auto fans wait with bated breath to see which new vehicles will make the Car and Driver 10Best list. In 2023, the Ford Bronco made its second consecutive appearance on the list, where it was joined by the new Ford Maverick. C&D praised the Bronco for, among other things, a deep model lineup that now includes Everglades, Raptor, and Heritage Edition variants. The Maverick earned plaudits for its incredible hybrid fuel economy, impressive capabilities, and driver- and passenger-friendly proportions.
You can bet Ford isn’t done raking in major accolades, and you can also bet that you’ll find these and other award-winners right here at Packey Webb Ford in Downers Grove, Illinois. Shop the new Ford lineup today or start your custom order now.