The 11th generation of the Thunderbird has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.32. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 2002–2005 Thunderbird model years have sent in 168 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (55%) followed by the electrical (10%) and the cooling system (7%).