What Cougar Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks the Most

Years to Avoid

Cougar Generations

The Cougar has 2 generations, each with their own issues. Using the same PainRank™ system we've determined that you're better off avoiding the 8th generation (1999–2002).

Cougar Key Numbers

  1. 87 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 417 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 28 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.