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
2,307
  LS
1,314
  Navigator
1,256
  MKZ
1,106
  MKX
1,065
  Continental
524
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
329
  Zephyr
236
  MKS
226
  MKT
169
  Mkz Hybrid
157
  Mark
104
  MKC
82
  Mark Vii
16
  Blackwood
7

Number of problems reported for all models of Lincoln built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Lincoln cars have reported a total of 9,240 problems across all Lincoln models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lincoln models, is 382.9. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (839 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
612
  1998 Lincoln
645
  1999 Lincoln
394
  2000 Lincoln
839
  2001 Lincoln
664
  2002 Lincoln
336
  2003 Lincoln
660
  2004 Lincoln
428
  2005 Lincoln
389
  2006 Lincoln
546
  2007 Lincoln
700
  2008 Lincoln
559
  2009 Lincoln
225
  2010 Lincoln
362
  2011 Lincoln
306
  2012 Lincoln
258
  2013 Lincoln
267
  2014 Lincoln
130
  2015 Lincoln
121
  2016 Lincoln
124
  2017 Lincoln
65
  2018 Lincoln
21
  2019 Lincoln
3

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 1,678 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (939 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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