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Ford Flex vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Ford Flex or Volkswagen Tiguan reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Ford Flex and the Volkswagen Tiguan truly differ in reliability.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2013 Ford Flex   23 Flexes, 7.3 months of data per Flex, average 16400 miles

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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan   22 Tiguans, 9.2 months of data per Tiguan, average 9200 miles

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2012 Ford Flex   14 Flexes, 9.5 months of data per Flex, average 23600 miles

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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 38 Tiguans, 9.7 months of data per Tiguan, average 20700 miles10
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Ford Flex 36 Flexes, 10.1 months of data per Flex, average 38900 miles26
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Volkswagen Tiguan 38 Tiguans, 10.4 months of data per Tiguan, average 29500 miles48
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Ford Flex 49 Flexes, 9.9 months of data per Flex, average 51100 miles

Possible common problems with HVAC actuators and rear brakes.
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80% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Volkswagen Tiguan 30 Tiguans, 9.6 months of data per Tiguan, average 47500 miles42
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Ford Flex 47 Flexes, 8.1 months of data per Flex, average 60800 miles

First model year. Possible common problems with HVAC actuators and rear brakes.
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50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan 35 Tiguans, 8.9 months of data per Tiguan, average 56300 miles

First model year.
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90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Ford Flex

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What Our Members Are Saying about Ford Flex Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Ford Flex: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Pushing 98,000 miles. $300 wheel bearing is biggest/only problem so far.
Reliability and Durability of the Ford Flex: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic AWD
Bummed out about the heating system.....not enough heat !!!! Set at 90 degrees, but it never gets there. When vehicle stopped in traffic, air temp in full heat position delines very noticeably...have had it to dealership twice for this problem, both und

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What Our Members Are Saying about Volkswagen Tiguan Reliability and Durability

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