Britain's favourite 'home-grown' car maker isn't home-grown at all, but who cares? Ford gets away with it for two reasons - 1) it gave us Escorts, Cortinas, Granadas and Transits and 2) it still builds the best mainstream cars in the world. And you can afford them. Gits, eh?
£12,995 - £18,895
An excellent and eminently practical car from Ford. Not particularly sexy, but useful, comfortable, quiet and handles very neatly.
£16,950 - £24,266
Strangely attractive Focus-based MPV. Does family stuff AND looks good AND is fun to drive? Cancel the vasectomy - it turns out dads can have fun too.
£9,415 - £16,165
Ridiculously good supermini that has the rest of the opposition concerned, and rightly so. Goes from strength to strength.
£15,310 - £23,805
New hatch loses some of its old sparkle, but still manages to be an entertaining drive. Very easy to live with, mind.
£23,320 - £32,770
With snappier looks and an A+ interior, Ford hasn't reinvented the people carrier, just improved it.
£8,465 - £11,965
After 12 years, the Ka has finally been replaced. This one's OK, but will have to fight hard to steal sales from the funkier Fiat Panda, and maybe even the Fiesta.
£21,400 - £26,875
In the great spectrum of 'SUVs named after weirdly misspelt
North American wild cats', the Kuga is one of the very best. One of the better
soft SUVs all-round, in fact.
£17,550 - £29,100
Wears its name like a big, fat millstone on a Marley's ghost-spec chain. List of qualities as long as your arm, but sounds dull. Not fair. Today's reps all drive BMWs.
New Ranger promises to handle any challenge you can throw at it and even drives like a normal car now. Still not refined, though.
£20,540 - £31,520
A beautifully styled seven-seat MPV that suddenly makes having lots of children seem cool.