The 1st generation of the Catera has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.62. That can be compared against other Cadillac generations. Shopping for a Cadillac? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1998–2001 Catera model years have sent in 13 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (46%) followed by the cooling system (15%) and the hvac (7%).