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
2,133
  Deville
1,980
  SRX
1,501
  Escalade
1,142
  Seville
537
  DTS
531
  STS
481
  Catera
473
  Eldorado
334
  ATS
223
  XLR
61
  Concours
44
  SLS
28
  Fleetwood
22
  Escalade Hybrid
19
  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 9,529 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 412.8. Cars from Cadillac's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (846 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
500
  1999 Cadillac
428
  2000 Cadillac
476
  2001 Cadillac
320
  2002 Cadillac
407
  2003 Cadillac
667
  2004 Cadillac
825
  2005 Cadillac
749
  2006 Cadillac
846
  2007 Cadillac
656
  2008 Cadillac
488
  2009 Cadillac
287
  2010 Cadillac
476
  2011 Cadillac
359
  2012 Cadillac
223
  2013 Cadillac
388
  2014 Cadillac
172
  2015 Cadillac
90
  2016 Cadillac
58
  2017 Cadillac
14
  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 1,441 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,331 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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