2nd Generation (2013—2019) Transit Connect Problems

This generations ranks 39th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (19%), transmission (19%), and the body (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Died While Driving 4 complaints at an average of 7,529 miles in the 2016 Ford Transit Connect.
  2. A/C Poor Performance 2 complaints at an average of 4,367 miles in the 2014 Ford Transit Connect.
  3. Rust in Paint 1 complaints at an average of 50 miles in the 2018 Ford Transit Connect.

What Transit Connect 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 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 3 0.0
2018 1 0 4 1.07
2017 1 0 50 1.06
2016 6 2 50 1.59
2015 6 4 36 3.3
2014 22 9 40 13.52
2013 5 2 16 0.56

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