9th Gen (1995 – 2002) Lincoln Continental Problems

The 9th generation of the Continental has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.77. That can be compared against other Lincoln generations. Shopping for a Lincoln? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1995–2002 Continental model years have sent in 37 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (21%) followed by the electrical (13%) and the steering (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 Lincoln model years.

Watch out for the 2000 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2002 5
1.56
2001 5
1.07
2000 6
4.9
1999 9
1.46
1998 8
3.48
1997 3
1.36
1996 1
0.35
1995 0
0.0

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