1st Generation (2006—2011) Lucerne Problems

This generations ranks 17th out of 20 Buick generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (24%), engine (13%), and the fuel system (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Struts Broken 4 complaints at an average of 64,750 miles in the 2007 Buick Lucerne.
  2. Fuse Block Melted 13 complaints at an average of 83,989 miles in the 2009 Buick Lucerne.
  3. Engine Won\'t Turn Over, Won\'t Start 10 complaints at an average of 90,848 miles in the 2008 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 2 654 5.36
2010 9 2 646 6.27
2009 24 2 622 6.12
2008 38 3 592 11.66
2007 26 4 548 13.65
2006 26 4 483 12.49

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