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
2,278
  LS
1,304
  Navigator
1,233
  MKZ
1,014
  MKX
1,001
  Continental
512
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
327
  Zephyr
224
  MKS
207
  MKT
150
  Mkz Hybrid
137
  Mark
103
  MKC
54
  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 8,909 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 385.3. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (833 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
610
  1998 Lincoln
645
  1999 Lincoln
389
  2000 Lincoln
833
  2001 Lincoln
660
  2002 Lincoln
333
  2003 Lincoln
651
  2004 Lincoln
425
  2005 Lincoln
381
  2006 Lincoln
533
  2007 Lincoln
650
  2008 Lincoln
541
  2009 Lincoln
219
  2010 Lincoln
346
  2011 Lincoln
281
  2012 Lincoln
228
  2013 Lincoln
244
  2014 Lincoln
103
  2015 Lincoln
95
  2016 Lincoln
103
  2017 Lincoln
45
  2018 Lincoln
11

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 1,606 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (915 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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