Oldsmobile - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Oldsmobile models

The following chart shows the Oldsmobile models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Oldsmobile has sold far more Alero model cars than the U-van model.

Table 1. Compare Oldsmobile models

Oldsmobile Model Number of Problems
  Alero
2,845
  Intrigue
1,578
  Bravada
1,029
  Silhouette
987
  Aurora
618
  Cutlass
605
  88
535
  Achieva
284
  Cutlass Supreme
146
  Ciera
117
  Regency
53
  Oldsmobile
40
  LSS
30
  98
25
  Supreme
10
  Cutlass Ciera
10
  Oldsmobile Truck
8
  U-van
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Oldsmobile built from year 1996 to 2011.

Owners of Oldsmobile cars have reported a total of 8,922 problems across all Oldsmobile models built from year 1996 to 2011. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Oldsmobile models, is 890.3. Cars from Oldsmobile's 1999 model year have the most problems reported (1,617 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Oldsmobile
844
  1997 Oldsmobile
960
  1998 Oldsmobile
1,606
  1999 Oldsmobile
1,617
  2000 Oldsmobile
1,343
  2001 Oldsmobile
1,037
  2002 Oldsmobile
951
  2003 Oldsmobile
367
  2004 Oldsmobile
175
  2011 Oldsmobile
3

Common problems of Oldsmobile Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Oldsmobile cars. The number one most common problem of Oldsmobile cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 1,379 problems reported. The second most common Oldsmobile car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,291 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Oldsmobile vehicles



Switch Make:
Select Model:
Oldsmobile Service Bulletins
Oldsmobile Safety Recalls
Oldsmobile Defect Investigations