2013 Cadillac ATS - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2013 Cadillac ATS

160 problems have been reported for the 2013 Cadillac ATS.
The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2013 Cadillac ATS.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 38 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(27 problems).

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2013 Cadillac ATS in the United States are 39,386 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Cadillac ATS owners in the last 6 years is 160, and the age of the vehicle is 6, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2013 Cadillac ATS in 2013.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

3

2018

11

2017

12

2016

17

2015

15

2014

36

2013

3

Compare the 2013 Cadillac ATS with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Cadillac ATS,
the following table can be used to compare the 2013 Cadillac ATS
with the Cadillac ATS from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2013 ATS is 160
while the average number of problems reported for the 6 model years of the Cadillac ATS is 42.

Table 3. Compare the 2013 Cadillac ATS with other model years