1st Generation (2006—2011) Lucerne Problems

Lucerne owners with a 2006—2011 model year have the most problems with the electrical (24%), engine (13%), and the fuel system (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Struts Broken 4 complaints at an average of 64,750 miles in the 2007 Buick Lucerne.
  2. Engine Won\'t Turn Over, Won\'t Start 10 complaints at an average of 90,848 miles in the 2008 Buick Lucerne.
  3. Fuse Block Melted 12 complaints at an average of 83,369 miles in the 2009 Buick Lucerne.

What Lucerne 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 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 6 2 651 5.37
2010 9 2 643 6.29
2009 23 2 620 5.97
2008 38 3 590 11.7
2007 26 4 546 13.68
2006 26 4 481 12.51

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