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
2,253
  LS
1,294
  Navigator
1,220
  MKZ
844
  MKX
814
  Continental
507
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
326
  Zephyr
205
  MKS
189
  MKT
140
  Mkz Hybrid
108
  Mark
100
  MKC
48
  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 8,413 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 363.8. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (828 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
381
  2000 Lincoln
828
  2001 Lincoln
658
  2002 Lincoln
328
  2003 Lincoln
647
  2004 Lincoln
423
  2005 Lincoln
377
  2006 Lincoln
505
  2007 Lincoln
557
  2008 Lincoln
453
  2009 Lincoln
177
  2010 Lincoln
293
  2011 Lincoln
240
  2012 Lincoln
187
  2013 Lincoln
214
  2014 Lincoln
94
  2015 Lincoln
79
  2016 Lincoln
95
  2017 Lincoln
40
  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 1,329 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (895 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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