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
2,975
  Regal
2,160
  Lacrosse
2,105
  Enclave
1,693
  Rendezvous
1,376
  Century
1,374
  Lucerne
1,008
  Park Avenue
919
  Rainier
450
  Verano
335
  Terraza
252
  Encore
219
  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 15,256 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 633.1. 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
1,003
  1998 Buick
1,236
  1999 Buick
882
  2000 Buick
1,173
  2001 Buick
767
  2002 Buick
1,183
  2003 Buick
787
  2004 Buick
725
  2005 Buick
916
  2006 Buick
973
  2007 Buick
613
  2008 Buick
1,146
  2009 Buick
525
  2010 Buick
538
  2011 Buick
702
  2012 Buick
398
  2013 Buick
364
  2014 Buick
254
  2015 Buick
173
  2016 Buick
114
  2017 Buick
59
  2018 Buick
29
  2019 Buick
7

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 2,515 problems reported. The second most common Buick car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (2,474 problems).



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