2005 Ford Freestyle - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2005 Ford Freestyle

1,727 problems have been reported for the 2005 Ford Freestyle. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2005 Ford Freestyle. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 448 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (345 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2005 Ford Freestyle

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 2005 Ford Freestyle in the United States are 75,911 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford Freestyle owners in the last 13 years is 1727, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1727 / 75,911 / 13 * 1000 = 1.75.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2005 Ford Freestyle in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
8
  2017
21
  2016
62
  2015
47
  2014
98
  2013
107
  2012
274
  2011
413
  2010
293
  2009
133
  2008
84
  2007
77
  2006
62
  2005
1

small car iamge Compare the 2005 Ford Freestyle with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Freestyle, the following table can be used to compare the 2005 Ford Freestyle with the Ford Freestyle from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Freestyle is 1,727 while the average number of problems reported for the 5 model years of the Ford Freestyle is 884.

Table 3. Compare the 2005 Ford Freestyle with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2007 Freestyle
1,095
  2006 Freestyle
1,583
  2005 Freestyle
1,727
  2004 Freestyle
17
  2002 Freestyle
1


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