2013 Cadillac ATS - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2013 Cadillac ATS

157 problems have been reported for the 2013 Cadillac ATS. The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2013 Cadillac ATS. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 37 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (27 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2013 Cadillac ATS

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

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 157, and the age of the vehicle is 6, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 157 / 39,386 / 6 * 1000 = 0.66.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Cadillac ATS model year vehicles.

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
0
  2018
11
  2017
12
  2016
17
  2015
15
  2014
36
  2013
3

small car iamge 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 157 while the average number of problems reported for the 6 model years of the Cadillac ATS is 40.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 ATS
4
  2017 ATS
2
  2016 ATS
3
  2015 ATS
8
  2014 ATS
68
  2013 ATS
157


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