On the surface, the Ford F-150 and the Ford Mustang couldn’t be more different. The newest version of the large and powerful Ford F-150 is beloved for its abilities to haul, tow, work hard, and give a great driver experience. The Ford Mustang, on the other hand, combines the classic muscle car look and feel with modern technology to give a fast, sporty, and exciting experience to drivers in the market for a small but powerful car. But when you look beyond the surface, these two models actually have a lot in common.

Both vehicles are made with hard work, care, and innovation by Ford engineers. Both have been constantly improved to become the best possible vehicles they can be. And both topped their categories as the most researched cars on Edmunds.com, leading to them both winning “Most Popular” awards from the respected website. Around 18 million potential car buyers visit Edmunds.com every month, trying to figure out which car is the one for them. Edmunds.com has collected information on which cars these shoppers researched most often between January 1 and November 16, 2015, to determine which models were most popular with likely buyers. When the numbers were in, it was clear that truck buyers and sports car buyers are loving Ford – the Ford Mustang was the most popular entry-level sports car, and the Ford F-150 was the most-researched large truck.

Popularity isn’t everything, but it does say a lot about which cars and trucks are among the best in their segments, and it’s clear that the Ford Mustang and Ford F-150 are at the top. So whether you’re looking for a fast, sporty muscle car or the toughness and power of a Ford truck, Frankfort, Louisville, and other Shelbyville area drivers can visit O’Brien Ford today to find out why these models are the most popular with their fellow shoppers.