1st Gen (1992 – 1997) Ford Crown Victoria Problems

The 1st generation of the Crown Victoria has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.59. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1992–1997 Crown Victoria model years have sent in 45 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (40%) followed by the cooling system (15%) 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 1997 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
1997 11
5.08
1996 14
4.18
1995 0
0.0
1994 3
0.67
1993 4
0.9
1992 13
4.69

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