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2002 Cadillac Eldorado - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado

10 problems have been reported for the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado. The following chart shows the 8 most common problems for 2002 Cadillac Eldorado. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure with 2 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (2 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Structure
2
  Air Bag
2
  Steering
1
  Vehicle Speed Control
1
  Engine And Engine Cooling
1
  Tire
1
  Electrical System
1
  Service Brakes
1

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 2002 Cadillac Eldorado in the United States are 7,052 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Cadillac Eldorado owners in the last 15 years is 10, and the age of the vehicle is 15, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 10 / 7,052 / 15 * 1000 = 0.09.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado in 2002.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2002
1
  2003
2
  2004
2
  2005
1
  2006
0
  2007
0
  2008
1
  2009
0
  2010
0
  2011
0
  2012
1
  2013
0
  2014
0
  2015
0
  2016
0
  2017
0

small car iamge Compare the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Cadillac Eldorado, the following table can be used to compare the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado with the Cadillac Eldorado from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 Eldorado is 10 while the average number of problems reported for the 7 model years of the Cadillac Eldorado is 46.

Table 3. Compare the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2002 Eldorado
10
  2001 Eldorado
24
  2000 Eldorado
29
  1999 Eldorado
29
  1998 Eldorado
64
  1997 Eldorado
82
  1996 Eldorado
86


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