2005 Ford Freestyle - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

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

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

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

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