2001 Buick Lesabre - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2001 Buick Lesabre

358 problems have been reported for the 2001 Buick Lesabre.
The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2001 Buick Lesabre.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's visibility
with 85 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(41 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Buick Lesabre

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 2001 Buick Lesabre in the United States are 140,200 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Lesabre owners in the last 18 years is 358, 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 2001 Buick Lesabre in 2001.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

2

2018

1

2017

7

2016

10

2015

11

2014

14

2013

12

2012

17

2011

21

2010

23

2009

18

2008

18

2007

23

2006

30

2005

20

2004

32

2003

20

2002

20

2001

6

Compare the 2001 Buick Lesabre with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Buick Lesabre,
the following table can be used to compare the 2001 Buick Lesabre
with the Buick Lesabre from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Lesabre is 358
while the average number of problems reported for the 11 model years of the Buick Lesabre is 268.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Buick Lesabre with other model years