13th Generation (2015—2018) F-150 Problems

F-150 owners with a 2015—2018 model year have the most problems with the engine (18%), interior (17%), and the transmission (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available 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. Limp Mode 7 complaints at an average of 34,615 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 (?)
2018 18 7 72 11.11
2017 42 10 107 17.37
2016 185 7 125 34.42
2015 268 8 107 84.78

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