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Cadillac CTS vs. Lincoln MKZ Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 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 45
81.4285714286% 81.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 CTSs, 9.8 months of data per CTS, average 16200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2012 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 CTSs, 9.0 months of data per CTS, average 35800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Lincoln MKZ 21
17.2811059908% 17.2811059908% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  67 MKZs, 9.4 months of data per MKZ, average 45500 miles

 

2011 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 CTSs, 9.8 months of data per CTS, average 44200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Lincoln MKZ 42
45.2380952381% 45.2380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 MKZs, 9.1 months of data per MKZ, average 68300 miles

 

2010 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 CTSs, 10.5 months of data per CTS, average 66000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2009 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CTSs, 7.6 months of data per CTS, average 67600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Lincoln MKZ 40
23.3893557423% 23.3893557423% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 MKZs, 9.5 months of data per MKZ, average 90400 miles

 

2008 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 CTSs, 8.3 months of data per CTS, average 76600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Lincoln MKZ 32
13.7362637363% 13.7362637363% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  54 MKZs, 9.1 months of data per MKZ, average 96400 miles

 

2007 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 CTSs, 8.8 months of data per CTS, average 80300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Lincoln MKZ 81
57.0217917676% 57.0217917676% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 MKZs, 8.3 months of data per MKZ, average 109300 miles

 

2005 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CTSs, 10.2 months of data per CTS, average 102200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2004 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CTSs, 8.8 months of data per CTS, average 113500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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