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Ford - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Ford models

The following chart shows the Ford models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Ford has sold far more F-150 model cars than the Ford Gt model.

Table 1. Compare Ford models

Ford Model Number of Problems
  F-150
19,108
  Explorer
19,008
  Focus
15,230
  Escape
14,002
  Windstar
11,392
  Taurus
10,941
  Fusion
10,853
  F-250
7,397
  Expedition
6,763
  Edge
6,674
  Mustang
5,823
  F-350
5,045
  Ranger
5,017
  Freestyle
4,373
  Contour
3,072
  Freestar
2,768
  Fiesta
2,232
  Escort
2,092
  Crown Victoria
1,795
  Escape Hybrid
1,331
  Five Hundred
1,213
  Excursion
1,136
  E-350
862
  Flex
825
  Explorer Sport
762
  Explorer Sport Trac
719
  F-450
664
  F-550
663
  E-150
652
  Fusion Hybrid
630
  Thunderbird
603
  E-450
499
  Econoline
423
  E-250
232
  Aerostar
186
  Transit Connect
158
  Aspire
127
  Bronco
100
  E-550
84
  C-max
81
  F-650
80
  LCF
54
  Mountaineer
41
  Stripped Chassis
17
  Windsor
17
  Tempo
10
  F-750
9
  Aeromax
5
  Bronco Ii
2
  Ford Gt
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Number of problems reported for all models of Ford built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Ford cars have reported a total of 165,772 problems across all Ford models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Ford models, is 7194.6. Cars from Ford's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (13,896 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Ford
7,066
  1997 Ford
9,448
  1998 Ford
9,284
  1999 Ford
11,302
  2000 Ford
13,896
  2001 Ford
10,851
  2002 Ford
11,670
  2003 Ford
8,631
  2004 Ford
8,554
  2005 Ford
10,794
  2006 Ford
7,493
  2007 Ford
5,513
  2008 Ford
5,742
  2009 Ford
3,187
  2010 Ford
9,064
  2011 Ford
9,303
  2012 Ford
8,299
  2013 Ford
8,144
  2014 Ford
3,690
  2015 Ford
1,875
  2016 Ford
1,414
  2017 Ford
255
  2018 Ford
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Common problems of Ford Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Ford cars. The number one most common problem of Ford cars is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 22,215 problems reported. The second most common Ford car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (20,807 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Ford vehicles



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