2nd Generation (2010—2016) LaCrosse Problems

LaCrosse owners with a 2010—2016 model year have the most problems with the interior (24%), engine (23%), and the transmission (6%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Light Comes On 6 complaints at an average of 27,558 miles in the 2011 Buick LaCrosse.
  2. Transmission Slipping 3 complaints at an average of 102,667 miles in the 2010 Buick LaCrosse.
  3. Engine Falure 2 complaints at an average of 67,028 miles in the 2011 Buick LaCrosse.

What LaCrosse 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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2016 1 2 546 0.61
2015 3 3 846 1.39
2014 12 5 1080 6.58
2013 12 2 1208 4.67
2012 16 3 1126 7.94
2011 40 2 1014 30.3
2010 50 0 999 17.13

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