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 Roadmaster model.

Table 1. Compare Buick models

Buick Model Number of Problems
  Lesabre
2,983
  Regal
2,209
  Lacrosse
2,163
  Enclave
1,778
  Rendezvous
1,390
  Century
1,377
  Lucerne
1,032
  Park Avenue
919
  Rainier
450
  Verano
381
  Encore
258
  Terraza
255
  Skylark
195
  Riviera
139
  Roadmaster
56

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

Owners of Buick cars have reported a total of 15,585 problems across all Buick models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Buick models, is 646.8. Cars from Buick's 1998 model year have the most problems reported (1,237 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Buick
13
  2018 Buick
32
  2017 Buick
69
  2016 Buick
136
  2015 Buick
219
  2014 Buick
277
  2013 Buick
398
  2012 Buick
439
  2011 Buick
742
  2010 Buick
551
  2009 Buick
536
  2008 Buick
1,178
  2007 Buick
616
  2006 Buick
987
  2005 Buick
927
  2004 Buick
732
  2003 Buick
791
  2002 Buick
1,186
  2001 Buick
767
  2000 Buick
1,177
  1999 Buick
882
  1998 Buick
1,237
  1997 Buick
1,003
  1996 Buick
628

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 2,573 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,525 problems).



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