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
2,969
  Regal
2,141
  Lacrosse
2,078
  Enclave
1,645
  Rendezvous
1,374
  Century
1,374
  Lucerne
987
  Park Avenue
916
  Rainier
449
  Verano
317
  Terraza
252
  Encore
200
  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 15,092 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 626.2. 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
627
  1997 Buick
1,002
  1998 Buick
1,236
  1999 Buick
878
  2000 Buick
1,173
  2001 Buick
764
  2002 Buick
1,183
  2003 Buick
786
  2004 Buick
723
  2005 Buick
915
  2006 Buick
961
  2007 Buick
607
  2008 Buick
1,127
  2009 Buick
515
  2010 Buick
533
  2011 Buick
682
  2012 Buick
385
  2013 Buick
347
  2014 Buick
241
  2015 Buick
157
  2016 Buick
109
  2017 Buick
50
  2018 Buick
27
  2019 Buick
2

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 2,489 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,438 problems).



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