9th Gen (1987 – 1987) Ford Thunderbird Problems

The 9th generation of the Thunderbird has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.59. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1987–1987 Thunderbird model years have sent in 3 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (100%) followed by the .

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 1987 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
1987 3
0.59

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