1st Generation (1995—1996) Mystique Problems

This generations ranks 8th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (50%), transmission (50%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Runs in Reverse, but Drive Gears Won\'t Attach 1 complaints at an average of 113,276 miles in the 1996 Ford Mystique.
  2. Running Rough 1 complaints at an average of 252,000 miles in the 1995 Ford Mystique.

What Mystique 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 1996 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1996 1 0 0 0.32
1995 1 0 0 0.15

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