Buick Riviera - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Buick Riviera owners have reported a total of 139 problems for their cars built in the 4 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Buick Riviera. The 1996 Buick Riviera cars have the most problems reported (46 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Buick Riviera

Model Year Number of Problems
  1999 Riviera
8
  1998 Riviera
29
  1997 Riviera
44
  1996 Riviera
46

  Common problems of Buick Riviera

The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for Buick Riviera cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (26 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (19 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Buick Riviera

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
26
  Steering
19
  Electrical System
16
  Power Train
13
  Service Brakes
12
  Seat Belt
10
  Gasoline Fuel System
7
  Structure
5
  Other Fuel System
5
  Tire
5
   
  Equipment
4
  Air Bag
3
  Seats
3
  Vehicle Speed Control
3
  Unknown Or Other
2
  Electronic Stability Control
1
  Air Brake
1
  Exterior Lighting
1
  Wheel
1
  Visibility
1
  Latches/locks/linkage
1


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