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2005 Ford Freestyle - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge Common problems of the 2005 Ford Freestyle

1,657 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 435 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (335 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. PPMY index 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]. The total number of problems reported by Ford Freestyle owners in the last 11 years is 1657, The age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1657 / 75,911 / 11 * 1000 = 1.98.

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

The following chart shows the 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
  2005
1
  2006
62
  2007
77
  2008
84
  2009
133
  2010
293
  2011
413
  2012
274
  2013
107
  2014
97
  2015
42
  2016
27

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

When buying a new or used Ford Freestyle, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2005 Ford Freestyle compare with other Ford Freestyle model years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Freestyle is 1,657 while the average number of problems reported for the 5 model years of Ford Freestyle is 851.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2007 Freestyle
1,053
  2006 Freestyle
1,533
  2005 Freestyle
1,657
  2004 Freestyle
14
  2002 Freestyle
1


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