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2007 Ford Taurus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2007 Ford Taurus

151 problems have been reported for the 2007 Ford Taurus. The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 2007 Ford Taurus. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 44 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (23 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2007 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 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 10 years is 151, and the age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 151 / 114,748 / 10 * 1000 = 0.13.

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 2007 Ford Taurus in 2007.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2007
1
  2008
11
  2009
10
  2010
9
  2011
14
  2012
26
  2013
18
  2014
26
  2015
11
  2016
9
  2017
7

small car iamge 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 151 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Ford Taurus is 498.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Taurus
1
  2016 Taurus
8
  2015 Taurus
52
  2014 Taurus
61
  2013 Taurus
192
  2012 Taurus
61
  2011 Taurus
148
  2010 Taurus
177
  2009 Taurus
74
  2008 Taurus
333
  2007 Taurus
151
  2006 Taurus
368
  2005 Taurus
882
  2004 Taurus
423
  2003 Taurus
1,295
  2002 Taurus
1,451
  2001 Taurus
1,047
  2000 Taurus
1,210
  1999 Taurus
876
  1998 Taurus
553
  1997 Taurus
773
  1996 Taurus
826


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