1,570 problems have been reported for the 2012 Ford Fusion. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2012 Ford Fusion. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 645 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (243 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling||
|Vehicle Speed Control||
|Other Fuel System||
|Electronic Stability Control||
|Unknown Or Other||
|Gasoline Fuel System||
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 2012 Ford Fusion in the United States are 296,093 units . If the total number of problems reported by Ford Fusion owners in the last 6 years is 1570, and the age of the vehicle is 6, the PPMY index can then be calculated as
PPMY Index = 1570 / 296,093 / 6 * 1000 = 0.88.
For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Ford Fusion model year vehicles.
The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2012 Ford Fusion in 2012.
|Service Year||Number of Problems|
When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Fusion, the following table can be used to compare the 2012 Ford Fusion with the Ford Fusion from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2012 Fusion is 1,570 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Ford Fusion is 1,120.