1st Gen (1986 – 1997) Ford Aerostar Problems

The 1st generation of the Aerostar has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.38. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1986–1997 Aerostar model years have sent in 17 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (35%) followed by the brakes (11%) and the electrical (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
1997 1
0.1
1996 5
1.94
1995 2
0.36
1994 2
0.44
1993 3
0.67
1992 1
0.25
1991 1
0.26
1990 1
0.19
1989 0
0.0
1988 0
0.0
1987 1
0.35
1986 0
0.0

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