The 1st generation of the Contour has a cumulative PainRank™ of 7.31. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 1995–2000 Contour model years have sent in 201 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (25%) followed by the fuel system (17%) and the electrical (12%).