2007 Cadillac DTS - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2007 Cadillac DTS

98 problems have been reported for the 2007 Cadillac DTS. The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2007 Cadillac DTS. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 21 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (14 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2007 Cadillac DTS

📈 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 2007 Cadillac DTS in the United States are 49,054 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Cadillac DTS owners in the last 12 years is 98, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 98 / 49,054 / 12 * 1000 = 0.17.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2007 Cadillac DTS in 2007.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
1
  2018
9
  2017
8
  2016
3
  2015
6
  2014
22
  2013
14
  2012
6
  2011
2
  2010
6
  2009
4
  2008
6
  2007
11

📊 Compare the 2007 Cadillac DTS with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Cadillac DTS, the following table can be used to compare the 2007 Cadillac DTS with the Cadillac DTS from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2007 DTS is 98 while the average number of problems reported for the 8 model years of the Cadillac DTS is 72.

Table 3. Compare the 2007 Cadillac DTS with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 DTS
15
  2010 DTS
24
  2009 DTS
42
  2008 DTS
91
  2007 DTS
98
  2006 DTS
290
  2005 DTS
9
  2004 DTS
7


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