2010 Ford Escape - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2010 Ford Escape

2,492 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 491 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, other (459 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 8 years is 2492, and the age of the vehicle is 8, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 2492 / 189,956 / 8 * 1000 = 1.64.

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
  2018
105
  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 2,492 while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Ford Escape is 862.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Escape
26
  2017 Escape
127
  2016 Escape
178
  2015 Escape
201
  2014 Escape
729
  2013 Escape
1,421
  2012 Escape
516
  2011 Escape
1,303
  2010 Escape
2,492
  2009 Escape
1,571
  2008 Escape
1,791
  2007 Escape
249
  2006 Escape
509
  2005 Escape
1,811
  2004 Escape
647
  2003 Escape
606
  2002 Escape
1,130
  2001 Escape
1,080
  2000 Escape
5


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