# 2014 Ford Escape - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2014 Ford Escape

221 problems have been reported for the 2014 Ford Escape.
The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2014 Ford Escape.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 36 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment
(28 problems).

### Table 1. Common problems of the 2014 Ford Escape

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PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the *problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year*. The total sales of the 2014 Ford Escape in the United States are 370,761 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Ford Escape owners in the last 2 years is 221, The age of the vehicle is 2, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 221 / 370,761 / 2 * 1000 = 0.30.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Ford Escape model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2014 Ford Escape in 2014.

#### Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year | Number of Problems |

2014 |
1 |

2015 |
62 |

2016 |
42 |

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Compare the 2014 Ford Escape with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Ford Escape, make sure to check out
the following table and see how the 2014 Ford Escape
compare with other Ford Escape model years.
We note that the number of problems reported for the 2014 Escape is 221
while the average number of problems reported for the 17 model years of Ford Escape is 740.

### Table 3. Compare the 2014 Ford Escape with other model years