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
2,259
  LS
1,299
  Navigator
1,229
  MKZ
897
  MKX
857
  Continental
507
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
326
  Zephyr
210
  MKS
197
  MKT
144
  Mkz Hybrid
112
  Mark
103
  MKC
50
  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 8,555 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 370.0. 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
387
  2000 Lincoln
832
  2001 Lincoln
659
  2002 Lincoln
331
  2003 Lincoln
647
  2004 Lincoln
424
  2005 Lincoln
379
  2006 Lincoln
510
  2007 Lincoln
584
  2008 Lincoln
484
  2009 Lincoln
185
  2010 Lincoln
308
  2011 Lincoln
251
  2012 Lincoln
195
  2013 Lincoln
225
  2014 Lincoln
97
  2015 Lincoln
80
  2016 Lincoln
98
  2017 Lincoln
42
  2018 Lincoln
2

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 1,400 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (901 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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