really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,333 miles

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problem #3

Dec 012002

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,000 miles
Driver's seat "falls" backward when "taking off" from stop.

- Opelika, AL, USA

problem #2

Dec 011998


  • miles
The driver seat back is breaking apart where the springs are coming out of the driver seat upholstery, and seatback is moving backward. It may break unexpectedly, causing a loss of vehicle control.

- Atwater, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 261996


  • miles
The vehicle was rear ended and the front seatbacks broke backwards and the car hit another and neither airbag deployed.

- Denim Springs, LA, USA