2010 Buick Lucerne - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2010 Buick Lucerne

48 problems have been reported for the 2010 Buick Lucerne. The following chart shows the 14 most common problems for 2010 Buick Lucerne. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 7 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel system, other (6 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 Buick Lucerne

small car iamge 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 2010 Buick Lucerne in the United States are 20,530 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Buick Lucerne owners in the last 9 years is 48, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 48 / 20,530 / 9 * 1000 = 0.26.

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 2010 Buick Lucerne in 2010.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
2
  2018
5
  2017
6
  2016
2
  2015
8
  2014
11
  2013
0
  2012
1
  2011
6
  2010
7

small car iamge Compare the 2010 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 2010 Buick Lucerne with the Buick Lucerne from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Lucerne is 48 while the average number of problems reported for the 6 model years of the Buick Lucerne is 169.

Table 3. Compare the 2010 Buick Lucerne with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 Lucerne
46
  2010 Lucerne
48
  2009 Lucerne
139
  2008 Lucerne
219
  2007 Lucerne
196
  2006 Lucerne
368


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