Owners have made the most complaints about Engine problems, followed by issues with the Interior, and Brakes.

Most Common MKZ Hybrid Complaints

car shuts down while driving
This Electrical problem has been made 2 times by 2012 model year owners.
brake failure
This Brakes problem has been made 1 times by 2014 model year owners.
premature tire wear
This Wheels problem has been made 1 times by 2014 model year owners.
poor mpg
This Fuel System problem has been made 1 times by 2015 model year owners.
loss of power while driving
This Engine problem has been made 1 times by 2011 model year owners.
paint is bubbling
This Body problem has been made 1 times by 2013 model year owners.

MKZ Hybrid Generations

The MKZ Hybrid has 2 generations. Generations are groups of model years where the vehicles are continuously produced, using similar engineering and shared features. Generation data isn't always cut-and-dry and is often different for different countries. When in doubt, we use North American generation data.

  1. 2nd Generation MKZ Hybrid (2013—2015)

    This generation ranks 76th in reliability out of 103 generations.

    • PainRank™ 5.48
    • Complaints 18
    • Active Years 2013, 2014, 2015
  2. 1st Generation MKZ Hybrid (2011—2012)

    This generation ranks 54th in reliability out of 103 generations.

    • PainRank™ 2.04
    • Complaints 10
    • Active Years 2011, 2012

News About the MKZ Hybrid

Ford to Compensate Owners for False MPG Ratings

 — Ford has to revise the fuel ratings on six of its popular cars, and not in a good way. The company says they over-estimated the fuel efficiency on these cars and then reported those inflated numbers to the EPA. And now they've been caught.