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Every Buick Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Buick generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 1st Generation Buick Enclave

From 2008 to 2017, the Enclave accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 18.27. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Rank Model Gen Years PainRank
19th Enclave Gen 1 2008—2017 18.27
18th LeSabre Gen 8 1999—2005 10.74
17th Lucerne Gen 1 2006—2011 9.16

Want to know now all 19 Buick generations rank?