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
24,528
  Explorer
22,237
  Focus
19,602
  Escape
18,396
  Fusion
17,873
  Windstar
11,666
  Taurus
11,640
  Edge
9,713
  F-250
8,804
  Mustang
7,319
  Expedition
7,270
  Ranger
6,259
  F-350
5,747
  Freestyle
4,524
  Contour
3,079
  Fiesta
3,045
  Freestar
2,910
  Escort
2,099
  Crown Victoria
1,904
  Escape Hybrid
1,611
  Flex
1,320
  Five Hundred
1,283
  Fusion Hybrid
1,270
  Excursion
1,169
  E-350
936
  Explorer Sport Trac
771
  Explorer Sport
771
  F-450
699
  F-550
697
  E-150
693
  Thunderbird
616
  E-450
543
  Econoline
429
  C-max
275
  Transit Connect
269
  E-250
248
  Aerostar
187
  Aspire
127
  Bronco
101
  F-650
84
  E-550
84
  Focus Electric
53

📊 Number of problems reported for all models of Ford built between 2019 and 1996

Owners of Ford cars have reported a total of 202,851 problems across all Ford models built from 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Ford models, is 8439.0. Cars from Ford's 2013 model year have the most problems reported (14,044 problems).

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

Model YearNumber of Problems
  2019 Ford
261
  2018 Ford
1,026
  2017 Ford
2,719
  2016 Ford
3,943
  2015 Ford
4,628
  2014 Ford
7,637
  2013 Ford
14,044
  2012 Ford
12,040
  2011 Ford
12,171
  2010 Ford
11,892
  2009 Ford
4,633
  2008 Ford
7,995
  2007 Ford
7,061
  2006 Ford
8,421
  2005 Ford
11,688
  2004 Ford
9,042
  2003 Ford
8,972
  2002 Ford
11,964
  2001 Ford
11,092
  2000 Ford
14,029
  1999 Ford
11,384
  1998 Ford
9,348
  1997 Ford
9,467
  1996 Ford
7,079

🔎 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 25,951 problems reported. The second most common Ford car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (25,523 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Ford vehicles



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