2000 Buick Century - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2000 Buick Century

203 problems have been reported for the 2000 Buick Century.
The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2000 Buick Century.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
with 43 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic
(26 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2000 Buick Century

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2000 Buick Century in the United States are 144,490 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Century owners in the last 18 years is 203, and the age of the vehicle is 18, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2000 Buick Century in 2000.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

3

2017

4

2016

4

2015

0

2014

4

2013

7

2012

5

2011

9

2010

11

2009

5

2008

16

2007

7

2006

7

2005

8

2004

16

2003

16

2002

11

2001

19

2000

1

Compare the 2000 Buick Century with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Buick Century,
the following table can be used to compare the 2000 Buick Century
with the Buick Century from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2000 Century is 203
while the average number of problems reported for the 10 model years of the Buick Century is 135.

Table 3. Compare the 2000 Buick Century with other model years