50 years from now, what will be one of the first cars to come to mind when you’re imagining a scene from the 2000s? Something so common or so distinct that it just fits the time period perfectly.

I’d have to go with the last generation of the Ford E-Series. It went for over 20 years with only one major facelift, and it was always the go-to commercial vehicle for most companies. Even today, it’s impossible to go outside for more than 5 minutes without seeing approximately 47 of them. A close second would be the Crown Vic, but those are mostly common in big cities with lots of taxis; the E-series is common everywhere.

Is there a better choice that I’m forgetting?