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Cadillac CTS vs. Lincoln MKZ Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 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 48
84.0659340659% 84.0659340659% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 CTSs, 10.2 months of data per CTS, average 18900 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2013 Lincoln MKZ   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 MKZs, 6.6 months of data per MKZ, average 32500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2012 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 CTSs, 8.7 months of data per CTS, average 38900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Lincoln MKZ 25
27.8325123153% 27.8325123153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  61 MKZs, 10.1 months of data per MKZ, average 49800 miles

 

2011 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 CTSs, 9.1 months of data per CTS, average 45100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Lincoln MKZ 39
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  59 MKZs, 8.9 months of data per MKZ, average 71100 miles

 

2010 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CTSs, 10.3 months of data per CTS, average 69200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2010 Lincoln MKZ 34
28.3882783883% 28.3882783883% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  103 MKZs, 9.3 months of data per MKZ, average 80200 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CTSs, 9.4 months of data per CTS, average 65900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Lincoln MKZ 47
33.3819241983% 33.3819241983% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 MKZs, 9.1 months of data per MKZ, average 91200 miles

 

2008 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CTSs, 10.2 months of data per CTS, average 85700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Lincoln MKZ 44
26.9230769231% 26.9230769231% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  48 MKZs, 10.1 months of data per MKZ, average 99500 miles

 

2007 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CTSs, 7.7 months of data per CTS, average 79700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Lincoln MKZ 92
69.2118226601% 69.2118226601% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  45 MKZs, 9.0 months of data per MKZ, average 111000 miles

 

2005 Cadillac CTS   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 CTSs, 9.3 months of data per CTS, average 104900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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