Even Ford Uses Foreign Transmissions

Wikipedia Lists the following for Ford Transmissions


1950–1965 Ford-O-Matic

1958–1979 Cruise-O-Matic


1968–1981 FMX—A hybrid of the FX and MX

1964–1981 C4

Most small-block V8 powered cars of the 1960s and 1970s in the North American market

1966–1996 C6

Most big-block V8 powered cars/trucks of the 1960s and 1970s in the North American market, All Fseries trucks without O/D, 80 thru 96 (97 For F250HD, F350, and F-Superduty models)

1974–1989 C3—Light-duty, smaller than the C4

1982–1986 C5—Improved C4, with a lock-up converter

1985–1994 A4LD—C3 with overdrive

1989–1996 E4OD—C6 with overdrive

1998–2004 4R100—Replaces the E4OD transmission

1995–2001 4R44E—Electronically controlled A4LD, light-duty

1995–1997 4R55E—Electronically controlled A4LD, heavy-duty

1997–Current 5R44/5R55 Series—5-speed based on the 4R44E/4R55E, Bordeaux Transmission

Lincoln LS and Ford Thunderbird

Ford Falcon (Australia)

2005–2010 Ford Mustang V6, GT[1]

1980–1993 AOD—Ford's first 4-speed automatic transmission, based on the FMX but with a torque-splitting feature.

1992–   AOD-E—Electronic AOD

1993–   AOD-EW/4R70W—Strengthened AOD-E with lower 1st and 2nd gear ratios

2003–   4R75E/4R75W

AXOD family—Van Dyke Transmission

1986–1991 AXOD—4-speed transaxle

Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Sable

1991–1993 AXOD-E—4-speed electronic transaxle

Ford Taurus, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Sable

1994–2003 AX4S—4-speed electronic transaxle

Ford Taurus, Ford Windstar, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Sable

1995–2007 AX4N/4F50N—4-speed electronic transaxle

Ford Freestar, Ford Taurus, Ford Windstar, Lincoln Continental, Mercury Monterey, Mercury Sable

1980–1994 FLC—3-speed hydraulic transaxle

Ford Escort, Ford Tempo, Mercury Topaz, Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable, and Ford EXP

1989–1997 4EAT-G—4-speed Mazda design transaxle

Ford Probe

1990–2003 F-4EAT—4-speed electronic transaxle—Mazda transaxle

Ford Escort, Mercury Tracer

2000-2013 4F27E--Strengthened 4-speed F-4EAT

Ford Focus, Ford Transit Connect

1994–2007 CD4E—4-speed transaxle, Batavia Transmission—Replaces the 4EAT-G transaxle

Ford Contour, Ford Escape, Ford Mondeo, Ford Probe, Mercury Cougar, Mercury Mariner, Mercury Mystique, Mazda Tribute, Mazda 626.

2003.5–2010 5R110W – 5-speed automatic with Tow/Haul mode – Replaces 4R100 in Super Duty trucks

Ford Super Duty

2011–present 6R140 - 6-speed automatic with Tow/Haul mode - Replaces 5R110W in Super Duty trucks. As of 2011 only transmission(manual or automatic) available in Ford Super Duty trucks.

2005–present Aisin AWF-21 6-speed

Lincoln MKZ (2006-2010), Land Rover LR2

2005–2007 ZF-Batavia CFT30—Continuously variable transaxle (CVT)

Ford Freestyle, Ford Five Hundred, Mercury Montego

Wikipedia Lists the following for Ford Transmissions (cont)

2005–present 6R60 ZF 6-speed transmission

Ford Falcon (BF, FG)

Ford Territory (AWD)

2006–2007 6R60 6-speed transmission

Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer

2007–present 6R80 6-speed transmission

Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, 2009 Ford F-Series, 2011 Ford Mustang (V6 & GT), 2011 Ford Territory, 2011 Ford Ranger (Note: Global excluding USA)

2007–present 6F50—6-speed transaxle, Van Dyke Transmission

Ford Edge, Ford Explorer, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln MKS, Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKT, Lincoln MKZ (2010-Present)

2009–present 6F35—6-speed transaxle, Van Dyke Transmission

Ford Escape, Ford Fusion,

2009–present 6F55—6-speed transaxle (designed for use with the 3.5L Ecoboost V6)

Lincoln MKS, Ford Flex, Ford Taurus SHO, Lincoln MKT, Ford Explorer Sport (2013-present)

Automated manual[edit]

2008–present PowerShift—6-speed dual clutch transmission

Ford Focus, Ford C-Max, Ford S-Max, Ford Galaxy, Ford Mondeo, Ford Fiesta, Ford EcoSport


1960-1967 Ford/Mercury HED 3-speed transmission (non-syncro first gear)

1976–1985 BC or BC4

1982–1995 BC5

1995-present IB5

1981–1994 MTX-III

1989–1995 MTX-IV

MTX-75, "Cologne" transmission

Ford Contour, Ford Escort, Ford Focus, Ford Mondeo, Jaguar X-Type, Mercury Cougar


Type 9 (or Type N, T-9)

Ford Capri 1.6, 2.0 1983 onwards, Capri 2.8 1982 onwards, Ford Sierra 1.6, 1.8, 2.0, Sierra XR4i, Sierra XR4x4 2.8, Merkur XR4Ti

New Process 435 heavy duty 4 speed transmission

Clark / Tremec 4 speed OD and SROD

Tremec or Borg-Warner transmissions

Borg-Warner T-18/T-19 transmissions - circa 1966-1991 Ford F-Series

Borg-Warner T-10 transmission – 1957–1965[3]

Borg-Warner T-5 transmission – Ford Sierra; 1983–1995 Ford Mustang; 2005–2009 Mustang V6

Tremec T-170/T-175/T176/T177 1984-1990+? F-series

Tremec T-45 transmission – 1996–1999 Mustang Cobra, 1996–2000 Mustang GT

Tremec T-56 transmission – 2000 Cobra R and 2003–2004 Mustang Cobra, Ford Falcon (BF) I6T and 5.4l V8 BF MK1 - BF MK11

Tremec TR-3650 transmission – 2001–2010 Mustang GT

Tremec TR-6060 transmission – 2007–present Ford Shelby GT500, Ford Falcon (FG) I6T, 5.4l and 5.0 S/C V8

Mazda M5OD transmissions

M5OD-R1 – Ford Ranger, Bronco II, Explorer, Aerostar.

M5OD-R1HD – Ford Ranger (4.0 L engine).

M5OD-R2 – Ford F-150, Thunderbird SC, full-size Bronco, and Econoline vans. (Except 351)

Toyo Kogyo (Early Mazda)

TK 4 4 speed manual (No Overdrive) (Ranger, Bronco II 83-85, Aerostar 85)

TK 5 5 speed manual (With overdrive) (Ranger, Bronco II 85-87, Aerostar 85-87)

You’ll notice as you go through the list that Ford, the most American of car manufacturers used foreign made transmissions.

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