1st Generation (2016—2019) Cascada Problems

This generations ranks 2nd out of 21 Buick generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (50%), exterior (33%), and the steering (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Convertible Top Will Not Retract With Key Fob 2 complaints at an average of 575 miles in the 2016 Buick Cascada.
  2. Pulls to One Side 1 complaints at an average of 100 miles in the 2017 Buick Cascada.
  3. Power Seat Stopped Working 2 complaints at an average of 29,250 miles in the 2016 Buick Cascada.

What Cascada Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Buick model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 0 0 112 0.0
2017 1 0 282 0.46
2016 5 1 394 1.16

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