5th Generation (2005—2014) Mustang Problems

Mustang owners with a 2005—2014 model year have the most problems with the body (37%), interior (10%), and the electrical (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Corrosion on the Hood 27 complaints at an average of 47,789 miles in the 2010 Ford Mustang.
  2. Paint Blistering 47 complaints at an average of 55,450 miles in the 2007 Ford Mustang.
  3. Corrosion on Hood 35 complaints at an average of 39,815 miles in the 2012 Ford Mustang.

What Mustang 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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Watch out for these common problems

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