Cadillac - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Cadillac models

The following chart shows the Cadillac models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Cadillac has sold far more CTS model cars than the DHS model.

Table 1. Compare Cadillac models

Cadillac Model Number of Problems
  CTS
2,191
  Deville
1,984
  SRX
1,676
  Escalade
1,210
  DTS
544
  Seville
538
  STS
489
  Catera
474
  Eldorado
335
  ATS
239
  XLR
62
  Concours
44
  SLS
28
  Escalade Hybrid
23
  Fleetwood
22
  V-series
6
  Brougham
6
  Limousine
3
  Cadillac Truck
3
  DHS
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Cadillac built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Cadillac cars have reported a total of 9,879 problems across all Cadillac models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Cadillac models, is 428.0. Cars from Cadillac's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (861 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Cadillac
448
  1997 Cadillac
613
  1998 Cadillac
501
  1999 Cadillac
428
  2000 Cadillac
479
  2001 Cadillac
322
  2002 Cadillac
409
  2003 Cadillac
675
  2004 Cadillac
835
  2005 Cadillac
768
  2006 Cadillac
861
  2007 Cadillac
682
  2008 Cadillac
517
  2009 Cadillac
303
  2010 Cadillac
497
  2011 Cadillac
390
  2012 Cadillac
253
  2013 Cadillac
434
  2014 Cadillac
211
  2015 Cadillac
125
  2016 Cadillac
72
  2017 Cadillac
17
  2018 Cadillac
4

Common problems of Cadillac Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Cadillac cars. The number one most common problem of Cadillac cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 1,480 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,360 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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