2007 Ford Taurus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2007 Ford Taurus

168 problems have been reported for the 2007 Ford Taurus.
The following chart shows the 16 most common problems for 2007 Ford Taurus.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control
with 49 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(26 problems).

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 2007 Ford Taurus in the United States are 114,748 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Ford Taurus owners in the last 11 years is 168, and the age of the vehicle is 11, 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 2007 Ford Taurus in 2007.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

9

2017

12

2016

9

2015

14

2014

26

2013

18

2012

26

2011

14

2010

9

2009

10

2008

11

2007

1

Compare the 2007 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 2007 Ford Taurus
with the Ford Taurus from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 Taurus is 168
while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Ford Taurus is 505.

Table 3. Compare the 2007 Ford Taurus with other model years