really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #3

Dec 062005

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact stated while driving the frame came out around the bolts. This caused the engine to fall onto the ground and the steering to pull out of the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the dealership, but they have not inspected the vehicle. The manufacturer was suppose to send out a representative to inspect the vehicle. Updated 2/7/2006 -

- Thomasville, NC, USA

problem #2

Apr 262000

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Welds between the engine/transaxle frame and the body firewall mounts all pulled loose on right and left sides.

- Northridge, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 241997


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle structure has had holes which allowed for odor to enter vehicle.

- Billerica, MA, USA