2013 Ford Fusion - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2013 Ford Fusion

990 problems have been reported for the 2013 Ford Fusion. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2013 Ford Fusion. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 181 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (130 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2013 Ford Fusion

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 2013 Ford Fusion in the United States are 218,176 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford Fusion owners in the last 5 years is 990, and the age of the vehicle is 5, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 990 / 218,176 / 5 * 1000 = 0.91.

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 2013 Ford Fusion in 2013.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
108
  2017
271
  2016
228
  2015
131
  2014
162
  2013
2

small car iamge Compare the 2013 Ford Fusion with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Fusion, the following table can be used to compare the 2013 Ford Fusion with the Ford Fusion from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2013 Fusion is 990 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Ford Fusion is 1,070.

Table 3. Compare the 2013 Ford Fusion with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Fusion
6
  2017 Fusion
115
  2016 Fusion
199
  2015 Fusion
239
  2014 Fusion
490
  2013 Fusion
990
  2012 Fusion
1,490
  2011 Fusion
2,250
  2010 Fusion
4,722
  2009 Fusion
692
  2008 Fusion
1,063
  2007 Fusion
954
  2006 Fusion
702


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