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Ford Escape vs. Ford Mustang Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Ford Escape 17
22.7272727273% 22.7272727273% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 Escapes, 6.9 months of data per Escape, average 6000 miles
2016 Ford Mustang 32
61.6883116883% 61.6883116883% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  38 Mustangs, 5.9 months of data per Mustang, average 5000 miles

 

2015 Ford Escape 34
59.5238095238% 59.5238095238% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 Escapes, 9.6 months of data per Escape, average 13600 miles
2015 Ford Mustang 37
66.6666666667% 66.6666666667% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  49 Mustangs, 10.0 months of data per Mustang, average 10500 miles

Redesigned.

 

2014 Ford Escape 23
29.1208791209% 29.1208791209% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  56 Escapes, 10.3 months of data per Escape, average 26500 miles
2014 Ford Mustang 26
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  43 Mustangs, 9.7 months of data per Mustang, average 25000 miles

 

2013 Ford Escape 47
71.1822660099% 71.1822660099% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  70 Escapes, 9.2 months of data per Escape, average 41000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2013 Ford Mustang 17
12.0689655172% 12.0689655172% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  36 Mustangs, 9.6 months of data per Mustang, average 26300 miles

 

2012 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Escapes, 9.2 months of data per Escape, average 50300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Ford Mustang 14
6.15763546798% 6.15763546798% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  45 Mustangs, 9.4 months of data per Mustang, average 34000 miles

 

2011 Ford Escape 54
57.6923076923% 57.6923076923% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 Escapes, 9.0 months of data per Escape, average 67300 miles
2011 Ford Mustang manual 5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 Mustang manuals, 10.1 months of data per Mustang manual, average 58700 miles
2011 Ford Mustang automatic   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Mustang automatics, 10.5 months of data per Mustang automatic, average 53300 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2010 Ford Escape 65
73.8095238095% 73.8095238095% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 Escapes, 9.7 months of data per Escape, average 81300 miles

This model year has been much worse than the 2009 and 2011 for over a year. Unclear why.
2010 Ford Mustang 31
23.9926739927% 23.9926739927% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 Mustangs, 9.9 months of data per Mustang, average 55600 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Ford Escape 46
32.2157434402% 32.2157434402% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  44 Escapes, 10.1 months of data per Escape, average 87200 miles

 

2008 Ford Escape 52
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  51 Escapes, 9.5 months of data per Escape, average 94400 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Ford Mustang 13
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 Mustangs, 9.6 months of data per Mustang, average 50600 miles

 

2007 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Escapes, 9.5 months of data per Escape, average 136300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Ford Mustang 33
11.0837438424% 11.0837438424% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 Mustangs, 9.8 months of data per Mustang, average 75600 miles

 

2006 Ford Escape 54
36.7924528302% 36.7924528302% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  30 Escapes, 8.9 months of data per Escape, average 127700 miles
2006 Ford Mustang 35
16.307277628% 16.307277628% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 Mustangs, 9.7 months of data per Mustang, average 75100 miles

 

2005 Ford Escape 65
34.0085287846% 34.0085287846% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 Escapes, 8.9 months of data per Escape, average 124000 miles
2005 Ford Mustang   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Mustangs, 9.3 months of data per Mustang, average 94300 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Escapes, 8.5 months of data per Escape, average 119000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Ford Escape 104
57.8095238095% 57.8095238095% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 Escapes, 7.8 months of data per Escape, average 157800 miles
2003 Ford Mustang   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Mustangs, 8.5 months of data per Mustang, average 58000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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