3rd Gen (1990 – 1993) Ford Mustang Problems

The 3rd generation of the Mustang has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.74. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1990–1993 Mustang model years have sent in 16 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (31%) followed by the fuel system (18%) and the transmission (12%).

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 1993 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
1993 7
0.91
1992 3
0.53
1991 3
0.72
1990 3
0.8

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