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Cadillac CTS vs. Lincoln MKZ Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2014 Cadillac CTS 53
99.7142857143% 99.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 CTSs, 9.8 months of data per CTS, average 14100 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2012 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 CTSs, 9.4 months of data per CTS, average 36200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Lincoln MKZ 25
23.2142857143% 23.2142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  69 MKZs, 8.9 months of data per MKZ, average 42100 miles

 

2011 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 CTSs, 10.7 months of data per CTS, average 43000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Lincoln MKZ 41
45.5102040816% 45.5102040816% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  58 MKZs, 9.6 months of data per MKZ, average 64600 miles

 

2010 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CTSs, 9.7 months of data per CTS, average 63000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2009 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CTSs, 8.4 months of data per CTS, average 68000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Lincoln MKZ 28
9.34065934066% 9.34065934066% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 MKZs, 9.9 months of data per MKZ, average 87200 miles

 

2008 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 CTSs, 8.0 months of data per CTS, average 74000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Lincoln MKZ 41
23.6263736264% 23.6263736264% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 MKZs, 9.8 months of data per MKZ, average 94800 miles

 

2007 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 CTSs, 9.1 months of data per CTS, average 83400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Lincoln MKZ 72
53.3766233766% 53.3766233766% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  52 MKZs, 8.6 months of data per MKZ, average 108700 miles

 

2005 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CTSs, 9.7 months of data per CTS, average 102400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2004 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CTSs, 7.9 months of data per CTS, average 120200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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