FRANKLIN is the voice of experience and wisdom in the City of Auto. He always has wise counsel to offer whenever the other cars find themselves in a situation. A respected pillar of the community, Franklin enjoys sharing and nurturing the younger cars so that they will grow up to be great citizens in their own right. He enjoys gardening and spending time with his friends Mr. Morgan and Elrod.
Franklin takes a not-so relaxing mud bath in the episode Squeeky Clean.