Oldsmobile Ad Slogans


1902     The Oldsmobile is the Best Thing on Wheels. Nothing to watch but the road.

1909     The logical car at the logical price.

1921     Built to extend the fame of a good name.

1928     You can buy a bigger car but not a better one.

1930     Sound economy suggests Oldsmobile.

1931     This year own an Oldsmobile - the fine car of low price.

            To design progressively ... to build faith ... to sell honestly ..to serve sincerely.

1932     Outstanding General Motors values in the medium price field.

1934     Leader in style .. leader in performance.. leader in value.

1935     The car that has everything.

1937     A beauty in armor.

1938     Step ahead and be money ahead!

1939     Setting the pace - different times, different models, but always top-flight performance.

1940- 41     Styled to lead - built to last. Bigger and better in everything!

1942      Fire-Power is our business - keep‘em firing.

              It’s quality built to last! Proved and Improved for ‘42 (Hydra-matic drive).

1943- 45     "Count on me for ‘43 - to help keep ‘em rolling!" (Olds dealers of America)

1944     You can always count on Oldsmobile (service and dealer ads).

1946     The Drive that shifts for itself!

1948     A famous "Drive" in a Famous car.

1949     Make a Date with the "88."

1950     Oldsmobile Rockets Ahead! Make a Date with a "Rocket 88!"

1951     Ride the "Rocket" and Save!

1953     The new ruling power of the road.

1954     There’s more than a touch of tomorrow in the Rockets of today.

1955     Oldsmobile Rockets ahead ... with flying colors!

1958     Presenting a new way of going places in the Rocket age...OLDSmobility!

1960     The most satisfying car you have ever owned!

1961    Sized right ... powered right ... priced right.  Super 88 - the action line ... in performance and design!

1962     There’s something extra about owning an Olds.

1963     New style to invite you ... new luxury to delight you. 

            New style to delight you! Rocket action to excite you!

1965     Pick the Rocket to fit your pocket!

1966     Step out front in 66 ... in a Rocket action Olds!

1968     Every Olds has to make it before we mark it (GM Mark of Excellence).  Youngmobiles from Oldsmobile.

1970     The Escape Machines. Escape from the Ordinary.

1971     Oldsmobile - always a step ahead.

1972-74     Not Just Another Pretty Car

1975     It’s a good Feeling to Have an Olds Around You

1976 -77     Can We Build One For You?

1978     In Man's Search for a New Measure of Excellence...

1979 - 81     We’ve had one built for you.

1982 -83     Even Today, There’s Still Room To Do It In Style

1984 -86     There’s a special feel in an Oldsmobile.

1986 -88     Oldsmobile Quality. Feel it!

1989 -91     This Is The New Generation of Oldsmobile

1992     The Power of Intelligent Engineering.

1993 -97     It's Your Money, Demand Better

1999 –present     Start Something