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
2,982
  Regal
2,182
  Lacrosse
2,139
  Enclave
1,748
  Rendezvous
1,382
  Century
1,377
  Lucerne
1,018
  Park Avenue
919
  Rainier
450
  Verano
366
  Terraza
255
  Encore
239
  Skylark
195
  Riviera
139
  Roadmaster
56

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

Owners of Buick cars have reported a total of 15,447 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 641.0. 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
628
  1997 Buick
1,003
  1998 Buick
1,236
  1999 Buick
882
  2000 Buick
1,177
  2001 Buick
767
  2002 Buick
1,184
  2003 Buick
791
  2004 Buick
726
  2005 Buick
926
  2006 Buick
981
  2007 Buick
615
  2008 Buick
1,169
  2009 Buick
528
  2010 Buick
546
  2011 Buick
714
  2012 Buick
430
  2013 Buick
384
  2014 Buick
272
  2015 Buick
201
  2016 Buick
120
  2017 Buick
65
  2018 Buick
30
  2019 Buick
10

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 2,550 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,503 problems).



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