Lincoln is an automaker owned by the Ford Motor Company. Lincoln Motor Company was created in 1917 by Henry Leland and his son Wilfred. Lincoln was named after the former President Abraham Lincoln, who was also the first president Henry Leland voted for in 1864. In 1922, Lincoln Motor Company only produced 150 cars and was forced into bankruptcy. They were purchased by Ford Motor Company that same year. The purchase of Lincoln in the early 1920s was a victory for Mr. Ford who had be forced out of his other company, Henry Ford Company, by a group of investors led by Henry Leland (Lincoln’s founder).
Lincoln's most reported problem on RepairPal is associated with cosmetic cracks on some Lincoln Aviator models.