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
2,955
  Regal
2,054
  Lacrosse
2,001
  Enclave
1,499
  Century
1,365
  Rendezvous
1,364
  Lucerne
946
  Park Avenue
913
  Rainier
445
  Verano
266
  Terraza
252
  Skylark
195
  Encore
162
  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 14,619 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 632.9. 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
998
  1998 Buick
1,234
  1999 Buick
873
  2000 Buick
1,170
  2001 Buick
762
  2002 Buick
1,177
  2003 Buick
777
  2004 Buick
708
  2005 Buick
904
  2006 Buick
948
  2007 Buick
603
  2008 Buick
1,070
  2009 Buick
494
  2010 Buick
505
  2011 Buick
622
  2012 Buick
335
  2013 Buick
304
  2014 Buick
198
  2015 Buick
122
  2016 Buick
92
  2017 Buick
27
  2018 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 2,426 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,350 problems).



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