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
2,985
  Regal
2,221
  Lacrosse
2,173
  Enclave
1,797
  Rendezvous
1,391
  Century
1,378
  Lucerne
1,040
  Park Avenue
919
  Rainier
450
  Verano
387
  Encore
265
  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 15,651 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 649.5. 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
33
  2017 Buick
71
  2016 Buick
137
  2015 Buick
223
  2014 Buick
286
  2013 Buick
404
  2012 Buick
450
  2011 Buick
751
  2010 Buick
556
  2009 Buick
538
  2008 Buick
1,187
  2007 Buick
617
  2006 Buick
988
  2005 Buick
930
  2004 Buick
734
  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 2,584 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,537 problems).



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