6th Generation (2015—2019) Mustang Problems

This generations ranks 69th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the drivetrain (19%), engine (15%), and the interior (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Vibration While Driving 18 complaints at an average of 479 miles in the 2016 Ford Mustang.
  2. Engine Stalls/dies While Driving 4 complaints at an average of 17,980 miles in the 2016 Ford Mustang.
  3. Driveshaft Vibration 10 complaints at an average of 4,484 miles in the 2015 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 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 3 0.0
2018 2 3 45 1.53
2017 13 3 71 8.1
2016 59 2 84 19.96
2015 86 6 70 30.85

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