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 Focus Electric model.

Table 1. Compare Ford models

Ford ModelNumber of Problems
  F-150
25,010
  Explorer
22,560
  Focus
20,088
  Escape
18,929
  Fusion
18,392
  Taurus
11,739
  Windstar
11,688
  Edge
9,912
  F-250
9,750
  Mustang
7,376
  Expedition
7,314
  Ranger
6,294
  F-350
6,100
  Freestyle
4,541
  Fiesta
3,153
  Contour
3,079
  Freestar
2,923
  Escort
2,099
  Crown Victoria
1,911
  Escape Hybrid
1,612
  Flex
1,361
  Five Hundred
1,288
  Fusion Hybrid
1,280
  Excursion
1,171
  E-350
938
  Explorer Sport Trac
773
  Explorer Sport
772
  F-450
710
  F-550
698
  E-150
694
  Thunderbird
617
  E-450
543
  Econoline
429
  C-max
294
  Transit Connect
280
  E-250
248
  Aerostar
187
  Aspire
127
  Bronco
101
  F-650
91
  E-550
84
  Focus Electric
53

📊 Number of problems reported for all models of Ford built between 2020 and 1996

Owners of Ford cars have reported a total of 207,209 problems across all Ford models built from 2020 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Ford models, is 8275.8. Cars from Ford's 2013 model year have the most problems reported (14,598 problems).

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

Model YearNumber of Problems
  2020 Ford
19
  2019 Ford
714
  2018 Ford
1,372
  2017 Ford
3,419
  2016 Ford
4,266
  2015 Ford
4,919
  2014 Ford
8,028
  2013 Ford
14,598
  2012 Ford
12,419
  2011 Ford
12,416
  2010 Ford
12,088
  2009 Ford
4,718
  2008 Ford
8,092
  2007 Ford
7,111
  2006 Ford
8,457
  2005 Ford
11,731
  2004 Ford
9,073
  2003 Ford
9,002
  2002 Ford
11,991
  2001 Ford
11,107
  2000 Ford
14,045
  1999 Ford
11,398
  1998 Ford
9,356
  1997 Ford
9,475
  1996 Ford
7,080

🔎 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 26,391 problems reported. The second most common Ford car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (26,018 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Ford vehicles



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