12th Gen (2009 – 2014) Ford F-150 Problems

The 12th generation of the F-150 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 59.02. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2009–2014 F-150 model years have sent in 1272 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (19%) followed by the windows (14%) and the transmission (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 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2014 107
38.57
2013 301
76.5
2012 163
48.85
2011 247
54.69
2010 351
78.22
2009 102
57.31

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