2000 Ford Taurus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2000 Ford Taurus

1,211 problems have been reported for the 2000 Ford Taurus. The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 2000 Ford Taurus. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension with 421 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (98 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2000 Ford Taurus

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 2000 Ford Taurus in the United States are 351,083 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford Taurus owners in the last 18 years is 1211, and the age of the vehicle is 18, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1211 / 351,083 / 18 * 1000 = 0.19.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2000 Ford Taurus in 2000.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
5
  2016
8
  2015
9
  2014
7
  2013
20
  2012
21
  2011
23
  2010
29
  2009
30
  2008
68
  2007
88
  2006
77
  2005
110
  2004
190
  2003
104
  2002
89
  2001
118
  2000
9

small car iamge Compare the 2000 Ford Taurus with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Taurus, the following table can be used to compare the 2000 Ford Taurus with the Ford Taurus from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2000 Taurus is 1,211 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Ford Taurus is 504.

Table 3. Compare the 2000 Ford Taurus with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Taurus
1
  2016 Taurus
8
  2015 Taurus
57
  2014 Taurus
74
  2013 Taurus
231
  2012 Taurus
62
  2011 Taurus
152
  2010 Taurus
185
  2009 Taurus
74
  2008 Taurus
347
  2007 Taurus
161
  2006 Taurus
372
  2005 Taurus
892
  2004 Taurus
432
  2003 Taurus
1,303
  2002 Taurus
1,457
  2001 Taurus
1,047
  2000 Taurus
1,211
  1999 Taurus
878
  1998 Taurus
553
  1997 Taurus
773
  1996 Taurus
826


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