Buick - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Buick models

The following chart shows the Buick models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Buick has sold far more Lesabre model cars than the Allure model.

Table 1. Compare Buick models

Buick Model Number of Problems
  Lesabre
2,963
  Regal
2,090
  Lacrosse
2,026
  Enclave
1,556
  Rendezvous
1,370
  Century
1,370
  Lucerne
962
  Park Avenue
913
  Rainier
446
  Verano
298
  Terraza
252
  Skylark
195
  Encore
187
  Riviera
139
  Roadmaster
53
  Buick Truck
6
  Allure
4

Number of problems reported for all models of Buick built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Buick cars have reported a total of 14,830 problems across all Buick models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Buick models, is 615.3. Cars from Buick's 1998 model year have the most problems reported (1,236 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Buick
624
  1997 Buick
1,000
  1998 Buick
1,236
  1999 Buick
874
  2000 Buick
1,170
  2001 Buick
764
  2002 Buick
1,178
  2003 Buick
784
  2004 Buick
713
  2005 Buick
910
  2006 Buick
952
  2007 Buick
604
  2008 Buick
1,085
  2009 Buick
506
  2010 Buick
516
  2011 Buick
649
  2012 Buick
365
  2013 Buick
315
  2014 Buick
219
  2015 Buick
138
  2016 Buick
103
  2017 Buick
41
  2018 Buick
20
  2019 Buick
2

Common problems of Buick Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Buick cars. The number one most common problem of Buick cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 2,453 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,389 problems).



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