1st Generation (2012—2016) Verano Problems

This generations ranks 15th out of 21 Buick generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (26%), hvac (10%), and the electrical (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Oil Consumption 12 complaints at an average of 60,809 miles in the 2012 Buick Verano.
  2. Engine Stalls/shuts Off While Driving 6 complaints at an average of 33,508 miles in the 2013 Buick Verano.
  3. AC / Heater Malfunction 5 complaints at an average of 25,800 miles in the 2013 Buick Verano.

What Verano 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 2013 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2016 2 2 457 1.54
2015 9 0 720 4.59
2014 21 3 869 8.23
2013 56 2 943 15.65
2012 35 3 902 6.44

Watch out for these common problems

Keep Up with Everything Verano Related

Get FREE email alerts from CarComplaints.com anytime something new pops up about the Verano. Simple as that. Learn about the news before others. Impress your friends. Be a hero.