1st Gen (2006 – 2006) Lincoln Zephyr Problems

The 1st generation of the Zephyr has a cumulative PainRank™ of 18.74. That can be compared against other Lincoln generations. Shopping for a Lincoln? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2006–2006 Zephyr model years have sent in 60 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (36%) followed by the transmission (28%) and the engine (8%).

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 Lincoln model years.

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

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2006 60

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