1st Gen (2007 – 2015) Lincoln MKX Problems

The 1st generation of the MKX has a cumulative PainRank™ of 6.6. That can be compared against other Lincoln generations. Shopping for a Lincoln? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2007–2015 MKX model years have sent in 129 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (17%) followed by the engine (15%) and the electrical (14%).

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 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2015 2
2014 11
2013 16
2012 11
2011 24
2010 4
2009 4
2008 26
2007 31

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