2011 Ford F-150 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2011 Ford F-150

2,182 problems have been reported for the 2011 Ford F-150. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2011 Ford F-150. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train with 495 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (446 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2011 Ford F-150

📈 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 2011 Ford F-150 in the United States are 378,987 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford F-150 owners in the last 9 years is 2182, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 2182 / 378,987 / 9 * 1000 = 0.64.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Ford F-150 model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2011 Ford F-150 in 2011.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2020
10
  2019
250
  2018
325
  2017
240
  2016
266
  2015
287
  2014
237
  2013
255
  2012
187
  2011
2

📊 Compare the 2011 Ford F-150 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford F-150, the following table can be used to compare the 2011 Ford F-150 with the Ford F-150 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2011 F-150 is 2,182 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Ford F-150 is 1,046.

Table 3. Compare the 2011 Ford F-150 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 F-150
62
  2018 F-150
491
  2017 F-150
332
  2016 F-150
893
  2015 F-150
1,050
  2014 F-150
838
  2013 F-150
2,242
  2012 F-150
1,769
  2011 F-150
2,182
  2010 F-150
943
  2009 F-150
338
  2008 F-150
370
  2007 F-150
524
  2006 F-150
608
  2005 F-150
1,175
  2004 F-150
2,105
  2003 F-150
433
  2002 F-150
837
  2001 F-150
1,262
  2000 F-150
1,101
  1999 F-150
1,069
  1998 F-150
1,402
  1997 F-150
2,773
  1996 F-150
320


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