What's Wrong with the Ford Mustang?

Mustang owners have made 1324 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the body (29%), followed by the engine (13%) and the electrical (9%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Mustang.

Comparing Mustang Generations

You should avoid the 5th generation (2005–2014) Mustang because of its overall PainRank™ of 24.39. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
6th Gen Mustang 2015–2018
144 13.26
5th Gen Mustang 2005–2014
926 24.39
4th Gen Mustang 1994–2004
220 6.25
3rd Gen Mustang 1990–1993
16 0.74

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    The Worst Mustang Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2016 (54), 2010 (52), 2013 (49), 2008 (49), 2002 (36), 1995 (28), 2004 (27), 2009 (27), 1999 (25), 2003 (23), 2000 (20), 2001 (19), 1998 (18), 1994 (9), 2017 (9), 1996 (9), 1993 (7), 1990 (3), 1997 (3), 1992 (3), 1991 (3), and 2018 (0).