1998 Cadillac STS - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1998 Cadillac STS

3 problems have been reported for the 1998 Cadillac STS. The following chart shows the 3 most common problems for 1998 Cadillac STS. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting with 1 problem. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (1 problem).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1998 Cadillac STS

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Exterior Lighting
1
  Steering
1
  Air Bag
1

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1998 Cadillac STS in 1998.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
0
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
0
  2014
1
  2013
0
  2012
0
  2011
1
  2010
1
  2009
0
  2008
0
  2007
0
  2006
0
  2005
0
  2004
0
  2003
0
  2002
0
  2001
0
  2000
0
  1999
0
  1998
0

small car iamge Compare the 1998 Cadillac STS with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Cadillac STS, the following table can be used to compare the 1998 Cadillac STS with the Cadillac STS from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 STS is 3 while the average number of problems reported for the 14 model years of the Cadillac STS is 35.

Table 3. Compare the 1998 Cadillac STS with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 STS
8
  2010 STS
6
  2009 STS
15
  2008 STS
58
  2007 STS
56
  2006 STS
177
  2005 STS
115
  2004 STS
7
  2003 STS
10
  2002 STS
9
  2001 STS
12
  2000 STS
13
  1999 STS
13
  1998 STS
3


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