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 Fleetwood model.

Table 1. Compare Cadillac models

Cadillac Model Number of Problems
  CTS
2,263
  SRX
2,060
  Deville
1,994
  Escalade
1,307
  DTS
564
  Seville
539
  STS
504
  Catera
474
  Eldorado
335
  ATS
261
  XTS
71
  XLR
69
  XT5
63
  Concours
44
  SLS
28
  Escalade Hybrid
23
  Fleetwood
22

Number of problems reported for all models of Cadillac built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Cadillac cars have reported a total of 10,621 problems across all Cadillac models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Cadillac models, is 441.2. Cars from Cadillac's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (883 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Cadillac
445
  1997 Cadillac
613
  1998 Cadillac
501
  1999 Cadillac
428
  2000 Cadillac
477
  2001 Cadillac
321
  2002 Cadillac
415
  2003 Cadillac
684
  2004 Cadillac
847
  2005 Cadillac
782
  2006 Cadillac
883
  2007 Cadillac
710
  2008 Cadillac
558
  2009 Cadillac
326
  2010 Cadillac
553
  2011 Cadillac
456
  2012 Cadillac
322
  2013 Cadillac
553
  2014 Cadillac
291
  2015 Cadillac
218
  2016 Cadillac
93
  2017 Cadillac
86
  2018 Cadillac
19
  2019 Cadillac
7

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 1,563 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,409 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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