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
2,944
  Regal
2,022
  Lacrosse
1,942
  Enclave
1,443
  Century
1,358
  Rendezvous
1,351
  Lucerne
923
  Park Avenue
912
  Rainier
441
  Verano
245
  Terraza
244
  Skylark
195
  Encore
151
  Riviera
139
  Roadmaster
53
  Buick Truck
6
  Allure
4

Number of problems reported for all models of Buick built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Buick cars have reported a total of 14,373 problems across all Buick models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Buick models, is 622.2. Cars from Buick's 1998 model year have the most problems reported (1,234 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Buick
622
  1997 Buick
997
  1998 Buick
1,234
  1999 Buick
869
  2000 Buick
1,165
  2001 Buick
762
  2002 Buick
1,169
  2003 Buick
775
  2004 Buick
695
  2005 Buick
892
  2006 Buick
932
  2007 Buick
597
  2008 Buick
1,057
  2009 Buick
481
  2010 Buick
479
  2011 Buick
595
  2012 Buick
310
  2013 Buick
278
  2014 Buick
184
  2015 Buick
112
  2016 Buick
77
  2017 Buick
26
  2018 Buick
3

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 2,384 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,311 problems).



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