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
2,317
  LS
1,314
  Navigator
1,266
  MKZ
1,130
  MKX
1,088
  Continental
525
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
330
  MKS
237
  Zephyr
236
  MKT
177
  Mkz Hybrid
158
  Mark
104
  MKC
84
  Mark Vii
16
  Blackwood
7

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

Owners of Lincoln cars have reported a total of 9,331 problems across all Lincoln models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lincoln models, is 386.7. 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
  2019 Lincoln
7
  2018 Lincoln
21
  2017 Lincoln
72
  2016 Lincoln
129
  2015 Lincoln
134
  2014 Lincoln
133
  2013 Lincoln
281
  2012 Lincoln
267
  2011 Lincoln
314
  2010 Lincoln
371
  2009 Lincoln
230
  2008 Lincoln
564
  2007 Lincoln
701
  2006 Lincoln
549
  2005 Lincoln
390
  2004 Lincoln
428
  2003 Lincoln
664
  2002 Lincoln
336
  2001 Lincoln
664
  2000 Lincoln
839
  1999 Lincoln
394
  1998 Lincoln
645
  1997 Lincoln
612
  1996 Lincoln
536

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 1,685 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (948 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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