1st Generation (2012—2016) Verano Problems

Verano owners with a 2012—2016 model year have the most problems with the engine (26%), hvac (11%), and the electrical (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available 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 1 2 453 0.71
2015 9 0 709 4.64
2014 21 3 858 8.3
2013 53 2 932 16.07
2012 34 3 891 6.64

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