Compare Oldsmobile Vehicles

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Oldsmobile generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 1st Generation Oldsmobile Alero

From 2000 to 2004, the Alero accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 16.47. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 22 Oldsmobile generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
22nd Alero Gen 1 2000—2004
21st Intrigue Gen 1 1998—2002
20th Cutlass Gen 6 1997—1999