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
2,946
  Regal
2,039
  Lacrosse
1,981
  Enclave
1,471
  Century
1,365
  Rendezvous
1,359
  Lucerne
942
  Park Avenue
913
  Rainier
445
  Verano
256
  Terraza
246
  Skylark
195
  Encore
158
  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 14,518 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 628.5. 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
624
  1997 Buick
997
  1998 Buick
1,234
  1999 Buick
873
  2000 Buick
1,165
  2001 Buick
762
  2002 Buick
1,176
  2003 Buick
777
  2004 Buick
702
  2005 Buick
898
  2006 Buick
938
  2007 Buick
601
  2008 Buick
1,061
  2009 Buick
492
  2010 Buick
498
  2011 Buick
618
  2012 Buick
328
  2013 Buick
290
  2014 Buick
191
  2015 Buick
118
  2016 Buick
81
  2017 Buick
26
  2018 Buick
6

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 2,409 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,336 problems).



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