5th Gen (2005 – 2014) Ford Mustang Problems

The 5th generation of the Mustang has a cumulative PainRank™ of 24.39. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2005–2014 Mustang model years have sent in 926 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (37%) followed by the interior (10%) and the electrical (10%).

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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2014 60
2013 49
2012 105
2011 85
2010 52
2009 27
2008 49
2007 101
2006 235
2005 163

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