The 1st generation of the Windstar has a cumulative PainRank™ of 14.74. 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 1995–1998 Windstar model years have sent in 392 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (17%) followed by the interior (16%) and the transmission (15%).