Lincoln - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Lincoln models

The following chart shows the Lincoln models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Lincoln has sold far more Town Car model cars than the Blackwood model.

Table 1. Compare Lincoln models

Lincoln Model Number of Problems
  Town Car
2,268
  LS
1,303
  Navigator
1,232
  MKZ
942
  MKX
909
  Continental
509
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
327
  Zephyr
213
  MKS
199
  MKT
150
  Mkz Hybrid
122
  Mark
103
  MKC
52
  Mark Vii
16
  Blackwood
7

Number of problems reported for all models of Lincoln built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Lincoln cars have reported a total of 8,694 problems across all Lincoln models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lincoln models, is 376.0. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (832 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Lincoln
536
  1997 Lincoln
609
  1998 Lincoln
645
  1999 Lincoln
388
  2000 Lincoln
832
  2001 Lincoln
659
  2002 Lincoln
332
  2003 Lincoln
650
  2004 Lincoln
424
  2005 Lincoln
381
  2006 Lincoln
518
  2007 Lincoln
610
  2008 Lincoln
509
  2009 Lincoln
195
  2010 Lincoln
320
  2011 Lincoln
258
  2012 Lincoln
209
  2013 Lincoln
233
  2014 Lincoln
99
  2015 Lincoln
88
  2016 Lincoln
99
  2017 Lincoln
44
  2018 Lincoln
9

Common problems of Lincoln Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Lincoln cars. The number one most common problem of Lincoln cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 1,466 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (905 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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