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Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tacoma 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 F-150 34
66.8831168831% 66.8831168831% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 F-150s, 3.1 months of data per F-150, average 4200 miles
2016 Toyota Tacoma 23
38.3116883117% 38.3116883117% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Tacomas, 5.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 4200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2015 Ford F-150 31
52.380952381% 52.380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  102 F-150s, 7.9 months of data per F-150, average 9800 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Decent so far. Now has an all-aluminum body. Other Ford models have had corrosion issues with aluminum hoods once they're over four years old.
2015 Toyota Tacoma 9
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Tacomas, 9.7 months of data per Tacoma, average 10900 miles

 

2014 Ford F-150 30
47.1428571429% 47.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  76 F-150s, 9.4 months of data per F-150, average 19300 miles
2014 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Tacomas, 10.0 months of data per Tacoma, average 14900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2013 Ford F-150 EcoBoost 22
21.921182266% 21.921182266% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  41 F-150 EcoBoosts, 9.5 months of data per F-150 EcoBoost, average 37200 miles
2013 Ford F-150 40
57.3891625616% 57.3891625616% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  49 F-150s, 8.5 months of data per F-150, average 31100 miles
2013 Toyota Tacoma 0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 Tacomas, 9.9 months of data per Tacoma, average 35100 miles

 

2012 Ford F-150 20
15.4377880184% 15.4377880184% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  33 F-150s, 9.2 months of data per F-150, average 46900 miles
2012 Ford F-150 EcoBoost 38
48.6175115207% 48.6175115207% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 F-150 EcoBoosts, 8.8 months of data per F-150 EcoBoost, average 41900 miles
2012 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Tacomas, 9.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 60900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 Ford F-150 33
30.9523809524% 30.9523809524% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 F-150s, 8.7 months of data per F-150, average 61800 miles

First year for the EcoBoost V6 engine in the F-150.
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost 35
34.126984127% 34.126984127% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 F-150 EcoBoosts, 8.9 months of data per F-150 EcoBoost, average 63200 miles

First year for the EcoBoost V6 engine in the F-150.
2011 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Tacomas, 10.4 months of data per Tacoma, average 36200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2010 Ford F-150 42
40.1098901099% 40.1098901099% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  59 F-150s, 10.1 months of data per F-150, average 83200 miles
2010 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Tacomas, 9.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 74400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2009 Ford F-150 43
26.7507002801% 26.7507002801% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  40 F-150s, 9.0 months of data per F-150, average 75000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2009 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Tacomas, 9.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 86400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2008 Ford F-150   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 F-150s, 9.3 months of data per F-150, average 86200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Tacomas, 8.1 months of data per Tacoma, average 109800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2007 Ford F-150 28
5.69007263923% 5.69007263923% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 F-150s, 8.9 months of data per F-150, average 98100 miles
2007 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Tacomas, 8.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 98500 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2006 Ford F-150 32
11.8181818182% 11.8181818182% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 F-150s, 10.2 months of data per F-150, average 117600 miles
2006 Toyota Tacoma 19
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Tacomas, 10.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 111600 miles

 

2005 Ford F-150   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 F-150s, 9.5 months of data per F-150, average 127800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Tacomas, 9.4 months of data per Tacoma, average 105000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Ford F-150 69
38.3116883117% 38.3116883117% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  33 F-150s, 9.5 months of data per F-150, average 125100 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2004 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Tacomas, 9.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 118500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Ford F-150   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 F-150s, 9.5 months of data per F-150, average 131300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Tacomas, 7.7 months of data per Tacoma, average 134200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Ford F-150 94
44.885361552% 44.885361552% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 F-150s, 8.8 months of data per F-150, average 147800 miles
2002 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Tacomas, 7.8 months of data per Tacoma, average 180100 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2001 Ford F-150   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 F-150s, 9.5 months of data per F-150, average 143700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2001 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Tacomas, 9.8 months of data per Tacoma, average 163200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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2015 Ford F-150 Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
The bi-xenon headlights developed a problem at around 30,000 miles. The high beams either wouldn't work or would stay in the high position. It seems to have worked itself out - but I don't have a lot of confidence in them. It's also worth mentioning that while the xenons are great, the difference between the high and low beams isn't very significant. full 2013 Ford F-150 review
2013 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range
I've been hearing an inconsistent low-speed hum (sounds like you're driving through snow). It goes away after 15-20 mph. Seems to happen most often in -20 to +10 temps. full 2013 Ford F-150 review