What's Wrong with the Cadillac Catera?

Catera owners have made 17 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (46%), followed by the cooling system (15%) and the hvac (7%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Catera.

Comparing Catera Generations

The Catera only has one generation which runs from 1998 to 2001. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 1.62 which ranks 28th. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Catera 1998–2001
13 1.62

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The Worst Catera Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.