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
2,289
  LS
1,304
  Navigator
1,239
  MKZ
1,070
  MKX
1,033
  Continental
514
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
327
  Zephyr
231
  MKS
208
  MKT
162
  Mkz Hybrid
141
  Mark
103
  MKC
65
  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 9,051 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 391.5. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (834 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
611
  1998 Lincoln
645
  1999 Lincoln
389
  2000 Lincoln
834
  2001 Lincoln
660
  2002 Lincoln
334
  2003 Lincoln
653
  2004 Lincoln
426
  2005 Lincoln
383
  2006 Lincoln
541
  2007 Lincoln
680
  2008 Lincoln
555
  2009 Lincoln
219
  2010 Lincoln
357
  2011 Lincoln
294
  2012 Lincoln
244
  2013 Lincoln
252
  2014 Lincoln
113
  2015 Lincoln
103
  2016 Lincoln
107
  2017 Lincoln
56
  2018 Lincoln
12

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 1,655 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (924 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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