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Ford Escape vs. Ford Mustang Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 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 18
25.3246753247% 25.3246753247% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Escapes, 5.1 months of data per Escape, average 4300 miles
2016 Ford Mustang 27
48.7012987013% 48.7012987013% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Mustangs, 5.1 months of data per Mustang, average 4100 miles

 

2015 Ford Escape 36
64.2857142857% 64.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  47 Escapes, 10.1 months of data per Escape, average 11000 miles
2015 Ford Mustang 33
57.1428571429% 57.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  49 Mustangs, 9.6 months of data per Mustang, average 8300 miles

Redesigned.

 

2014 Ford Escape 27
40.2857142857% 40.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Escapes, 10.1 months of data per Escape, average 23700 miles
2014 Ford Mustang 17
17.4285714286% 17.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Mustangs, 9.5 months of data per Mustang, average 22700 miles

 

2013 Ford Escape 50
77.0935960591% 77.0935960591% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  72 Escapes, 9.4 months of data per Escape, average 39000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2013 Ford Mustang 27
31.7733990148% 31.7733990148% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Mustangs, 9.5 months of data per Mustang, average 24800 miles

 

2012 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Escapes, 9.5 months of data per Escape, average 47600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Ford Mustang 17
9.90783410138% 9.90783410138% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  46 Mustangs, 9.2 months of data per Mustang, average 33800 miles

 

2011 Ford Escape 25
18.253968254% 18.253968254% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Escapes, 7.8 months of data per Escape, average 63100 miles
2011 Ford Mustang manual 14
0.793650793651% 0.793650793651% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Mustang manuals, 9.6 months of data per Mustang manual, average 57600 miles
2011 Ford Mustang automatic   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Mustang automatics, 10.1 months of data per Mustang automatic, average 50000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2010 Ford Escape 73
85.5311355311% 85.5311355311% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  46 Escapes, 10.3 months of data per Escape, average 80700 miles

This model year has been much worse than the 2009 and 2011 for over a year. Unclear why.
2010 Ford Mustang 41
38.6446886447% 38.6446886447% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Mustangs, 9.3 months of data per Mustang, average 46400 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Ford Escape 38
21.1484593838% 21.1484593838% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  43 Escapes, 10.4 months of data per Escape, average 85300 miles

 

2008 Ford Escape 49
32.4175824176% 32.4175824176% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Escapes, 9.8 months of data per Escape, average 91800 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Ford Mustang 15
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Mustangs, 10.8 months of data per Mustang, average 48300 miles

 

2007 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Escapes, 8.6 months of data per Escape, average 134800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 Ford Mustang 36
13.4382566586% 13.4382566586% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Mustangs, 10.7 months of data per Mustang, average 68800 miles

 

2006 Ford Escape 88
70% 70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Escapes, 8.4 months of data per Escape, average 123500 miles
2006 Ford Mustang 31
10.7792207792% 10.7792207792% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Mustangs, 10.8 months of data per Mustang, average 76600 miles

 

2005 Ford Escape 84
50.2132196162% 50.2132196162% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  30 Escapes, 9.1 months of data per Escape, average 124400 miles
2005 Ford Mustang   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Mustangs, 9.4 months of data per Mustang, average 92900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Escapes, 8.4 months of data per Escape, average 118000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Escapes, 8.3 months of data per Escape, average 150800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Ford Mustang   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Mustangs, 8.8 months of data per Mustang, average 58500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Ford Escape   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Escapes, 7.6 months of data per Escape, average 110100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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