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
2,209
  Deville
1,988
  SRX
1,823
  Escalade
1,238
  DTS
552
  Seville
538
  STS
489
  Catera
474
  Eldorado
335
  ATS
240
  XLR
63
  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 10,086 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 437.0. Cars from Cadillac's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (867 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Cadillac
449
  1997 Cadillac
613
  1998 Cadillac
501
  1999 Cadillac
428
  2000 Cadillac
479
  2001 Cadillac
322
  2002 Cadillac
412
  2003 Cadillac
675
  2004 Cadillac
840
  2005 Cadillac
770
  2006 Cadillac
867
  2007 Cadillac
685
  2008 Cadillac
530
  2009 Cadillac
308
  2010 Cadillac
513
  2011 Cadillac
416
  2012 Cadillac
278
  2013 Cadillac
460
  2014 Cadillac
242
  2015 Cadillac
163
  2016 Cadillac
75
  2017 Cadillac
17
  2018 Cadillac
8

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 1,499 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,370 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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