The Most Common XT5 Problem

We've pulled together a list of the problems XT5 owners.

  1. Service StabiliTrak Light

    There's an issue in many GM vehicles where the Service StabiliTrak warning light will turn on and off. Not only does this mean the stability control system isn't working, but some owners say it comes along with reduced engine power and a je…

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What XT5 Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks

Years to Avoid

XT5 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The XT5 has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation XT5

    Years
    2017–2021
    Reliability
    24th of 35
    PainRank
    2.41
    Complaints
    18
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XT5 Key Numbers

  1. 18 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 787 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 1 recall campaign

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent XT5 News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. While you're probably still digesting that extra serving of holiday cookies, here's something else to chew on

    – GM says some 2017 Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia SUVs will have diminished braking ability because of hydraulic fluid leaks.

    "Engineers found an oversized front caliper piston bore had allowed the piston seal to leak hydraulic brake fluid and it was determined the oversized bore can prevent the proper compression of the caliper piston seal."…

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