2016 Ford F-250 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2016 Ford F-250

47 problems have been reported for the 2016 Ford F-250. The following chart shows the 14 most common problems for 2016 Ford F-250. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 8 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (6 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2016 Ford F-250

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
8
  Equipment
6
  Suspension
5
  Other Fuel System
5
  Visibility
4
  Steering
4
  Electrical System
3
  Air Bag
2
  Structure
2
  Wheel
2
  Service Brakes
2
  Electronic Stability Control
2
  Seats
1
  Power Train
1

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2016 Ford F-250 in 2016.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
7
  2018
8
  2017
6
  2016
3

small car iamge Compare the 2016 Ford F-250 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford F-250, the following table can be used to compare the 2016 Ford F-250 with the Ford F-250 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2016 F-250 is 47 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Ford F-250 is 341.

Table 3. Compare the 2016 Ford F-250 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 F-250
5
  2018 F-250
82
  2017 F-250
386
  2016 F-250
47
  2015 F-250
92
  2014 F-250
58
  2013 F-250
78
  2012 F-250
244
  2011 F-250
386
  2010 F-250
88
  2009 F-250
89
  2008 F-250
322
  2007 F-250
127
  2006 F-250
546
  2005 F-250
464
  2004 F-250
529
  2003 F-250
382
  2002 F-250
520
  2001 F-250
717
  2000 F-250
913
  1999 F-250
1,466
  1998 F-250
122
  1997 F-250
349
  1996 F-250
191


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