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
2,967
  Regal
2,116
  Lacrosse
2,052
  Enclave
1,593
  Rendezvous
1,373
  Century
1,373
  Lucerne
978
  Park Avenue
916
  Rainier
446
  Verano
311
  Terraza
252
  Skylark
195
  Encore
194
  Riviera
139
  Roadmaster
56
  Buick Truck
6
  Allure
4

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

Owners of Buick cars have reported a total of 14,971 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 621.2. 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
877
  2000 Buick
1,173
  2001 Buick
764
  2002 Buick
1,185
  2003 Buick
786
  2004 Buick
718
  2005 Buick
915
  2006 Buick
958
  2007 Buick
605
  2008 Buick
1,117
  2009 Buick
511
  2010 Buick
524
  2011 Buick
658
  2012 Buick
372
  2013 Buick
330
  2014 Buick
230
  2015 Buick
143
  2016 Buick
106
  2017 Buick
47
  2018 Buick
23
  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 2,472 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,416 problems).



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