13th Generation (2015—2019) F-150 Problems

This generations ranks 87th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (18%), interior (15%), and the transmission (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Hard Downshift 33 complaints at an average of 11,646 miles in the 2015 Ford F-150.
  2. Steering Failure 4 complaints at an average of 20,808 miles in the 2015 Ford F-150.
  3. A/C and Heater Not Working Properly 8 complaints at an average of 22,390 miles in the 2015 Ford F-150.

What F-150 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 1 1 3 1.08
2018 39 8 95 17.7
2017 52 11 117 19.41
2016 201 8 131 36.5
2015 284 9 112 85.24

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