2010 Ford Escape - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2010 Ford Escape

2,540 problems have been reported for the 2010 Ford Escape. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2010 Ford Escape. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 493 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, other (461 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 Ford Escape

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2010 Ford Escape in the United States are 189,956 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford Escape owners in the last 9 years is 2540, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 2540 / 189,956 / 9 * 1000 = 1.49.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Ford Escape model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2010 Ford Escape in 2010.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
18
  2018
135
  2017
137
  2016
154
  2015
122
  2014
224
  2013
1375
  2012
229
  2011
60
  2010
4

small car iamge Compare the 2010 Ford Escape with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Escape, the following table can be used to compare the 2010 Ford Escape with the Ford Escape from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Escape is 2,540 while the average number of problems reported for the 20 model years of the Ford Escape is 860.

Table 3. Compare the 2010 Ford Escape with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Escape
1
  2018 Escape
41
  2017 Escape
182
  2016 Escape
200
  2015 Escape
234
  2014 Escape
850
  2013 Escape
1,630
  2012 Escape
547
  2011 Escape
1,341
  2010 Escape
2,540
  2009 Escape
1,656
  2008 Escape
1,879
  2007 Escape
254
  2006 Escape
511
  2005 Escape
1,834
  2004 Escape
661
  2003 Escape
614
  2002 Escape
1,136
  2001 Escape
1,085
  2000 Escape
6


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