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
2,318
  SRX
2,212
  Deville
2,004
  Escalade
1,387
  DTS
569
  Seville
540
  STS
520
  Catera
474
  Eldorado
336
  ATS
282
  XTS
94
  XT5
77
  XLR
73
  Concours
44
  SLS
28
  Escalade Hybrid
26
  Fleetwood
22

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

Owners of Cadillac cars have reported a total of 11,006 problems across all Cadillac models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Cadillac models, is 457.2. Cars from Cadillac's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (895 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Cadillac
14
  2018 Cadillac
23
  2017 Cadillac
118
  2016 Cadillac
116
  2015 Cadillac
256
  2014 Cadillac
324
  2013 Cadillac
593
  2012 Cadillac
355
  2011 Cadillac
487
  2010 Cadillac
574
  2009 Cadillac
340
  2008 Cadillac
578
  2007 Cadillac
740
  2006 Cadillac
895
  2005 Cadillac
802
  2004 Cadillac
859
  2003 Cadillac
690
  2002 Cadillac
418
  2001 Cadillac
327
  2000 Cadillac
477
  1999 Cadillac
428
  1998 Cadillac
501
  1997 Cadillac
613
  1996 Cadillac
445

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 1,589 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,444 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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