2007 Ford Taurus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2007 Ford Taurus

169 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 engine and engine cooling (27 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 11 years is 169, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 169 / 114,748 / 11 * 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
  2018
9
  2017
12
  2016
9
  2015
15
  2014
26
  2013
18
  2012
26
  2011
14
  2010
9
  2009
10
  2008
11
  2007
1

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 169 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Ford Taurus is 486.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Taurus
1
  2017 Taurus
3
  2016 Taurus
10
  2015 Taurus
66
  2014 Taurus
79
  2013 Taurus
251
  2012 Taurus
62
  2011 Taurus
158
  2010 Taurus
193
  2009 Taurus
75
  2008 Taurus
354
  2007 Taurus
169
  2006 Taurus
374
  2005 Taurus
899
  2004 Taurus
438
  2003 Taurus
1,303
  2002 Taurus
1,457
  2001 Taurus
1,048
  2000 Taurus
1,211
  1999 Taurus
878
  1998 Taurus
554
  1997 Taurus
774
  1996 Taurus
826


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