really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,000 miles

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problem #4

Jan 242005

318 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 136,000 miles
Pirelli P205 60R 15 tire blow out resulting in serious injury to client.

- Fort Wayne , IN, USA

problem #3

Jul 052001


  • miles
Car has a safety design flaw. Spare tire mount design allows the sidewall of the spare tire (mounted under the trunk) to rub against the bottom of the trunk during normal driving. Upon taking out the spare, the tire was found to have pronounced marks and grooves on the tire sidewalls from the rubbing. The marks were deep enough that the belts in the tires could be seen and felt on the sidewalls. The tire can not be used. Major safety problem if the spare (small spare) is used with potential sidewall failure due to poor spare tire mount design.

- Mountain View, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 011998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Michelin tire (P205/R15 mxv) blew out on freeway.

- Rancho Cuc, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 101998

(reported on)


  • miles
Tires and suspension of vehicle are inadequate resulting in rear of vehicle sliding during turns and bumpy ride.

- Waterford, CT, USA