2006 Buick Lucerne - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2006 Buick Lucerne

380 problems have been reported for the 2006 Buick Lucerne. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2006 Buick Lucerne. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 94 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure (42 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Buick Lucerne

📈 PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

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 2006 Buick Lucerne in the United States are 85,961 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Lucerne owners in the last 14 years is 380, and the age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 380 / 85,961 / 14 * 1000 = 0.32.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Buick Lucerne model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2006 Buick Lucerne in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2020
5
  2019
12
  2018
6
  2017
18
  2016
19
  2015
22
  2014
79
  2013
35
  2012
28
  2011
24
  2010
18
  2009
3
  2008
7
  2007
19
  2006
2

📊 Compare the 2006 Buick Lucerne with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Buick Lucerne, the following table can be used to compare the 2006 Buick Lucerne with the Buick Lucerne from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 Lucerne is 380 while the average number of problems reported for the 6 model years of the Buick Lucerne is 177.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Buick Lucerne with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 Lucerne
48
  2010 Lucerne
53
  2009 Lucerne
149
  2008 Lucerne
238
  2007 Lucerne
198
  2006 Lucerne
380


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