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
2,297
  LS
1,305
  Navigator
1,251
  MKZ
1,082
  MKX
1,044
  Continental
520
  Mark Viii
342
  Aviator
328
  Zephyr
235
  MKS
219
  MKT
167
  Mkz Hybrid
151
  Mark
103
  MKC
73
  Mark Vii
16
  Blackwood
7

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

Owners of Lincoln cars have reported a total of 9,140 problems across all Lincoln models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Lincoln models, is 378.9. Cars from Lincoln's 2000 model year have the most problems reported (837 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
391
  2000 Lincoln
837
  2001 Lincoln
660
  2002 Lincoln
334
  2003 Lincoln
655
  2004 Lincoln
427
  2005 Lincoln
389
  2006 Lincoln
544
  2007 Lincoln
688
  2008 Lincoln
557
  2009 Lincoln
221
  2010 Lincoln
358
  2011 Lincoln
300
  2012 Lincoln
251
  2013 Lincoln
262
  2014 Lincoln
125
  2015 Lincoln
110
  2016 Lincoln
109
  2017 Lincoln
63
  2018 Lincoln
17
  2019 Lincoln
3

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 1,667 problems reported. The second most common Lincoln car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (931 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Lincoln vehicles



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