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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 Deville model cars than DHS.

Table 1. Compare Cadillac models

Cadillac Model Number of Problems
  Deville
1,948
  CTS
1,882
  SRX
1,089
  Escalade
856
  Seville
526
  DTS
477
  Catera
473
  STS
451
  Eldorado
332
  ATS
187
  XLR
47
  Concours
44
  SLS
28
  Fleetwood
21
  Escalade Hybrid
16
  V-series
6
  Brougham
6
  Cadillac Truck
3
  Limousine
3
  DHS
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Cadillac built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Cadillac cars have reported a total of 8,397 problems for all Cadillac models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average problems per model year reported during this period for all Cadillac models is 380.2. Cadillac's 2006 model year cars have the most problems reported (782 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Cadillac
447
  1997 Cadillac
610
  1998 Cadillac
493
  1999 Cadillac
427
  2000 Cadillac
473
  2001 Cadillac
318
  2002 Cadillac
392
  2003 Cadillac
638
  2004 Cadillac
753
  2005 Cadillac
682
  2006 Cadillac
782
  2007 Cadillac
529
  2008 Cadillac
374
  2009 Cadillac
230
  2010 Cadillac
355
  2011 Cadillac
250
  2012 Cadillac
151
  2013 Cadillac
279
  2014 Cadillac
116
  2015 Cadillac
46
  2016 Cadillac
17
  2017 Cadillac
2

Common problems of Cadillac Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported for all models of Cadillac cars. The number one most common problem of Cadillac is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 1,318 problems reported. The second most common Cadillac car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,235 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Cadillac vehicles



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