10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
47 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
30 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,623 miles

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problem #33

Oct 201997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During frontal impact at 40-45mph, the driver's and passenger's side air bags did not deploy until after consumer was getting out of the vehicle.

- Ripley, WV, USA

problem #32

Oct 201997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During frontal impact at 40-45mph, the driver's and passenger's side air bags did not deploy until after consumer was getting out of the vehicle.

- Ripley, WV, USA

problem #31

Dec 301997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Mechanism which fired the passenger airbag became hot and melted parts of the dashboard.

- New Hambur, NY, USA

problem #30

Aug 121997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in an head-on collision in which the vehcile hit an tree and the air bags did not deploy. Vehicle was going 35-45 mph and the vehicle had both air bags.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #29

Aug 121997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in an head-on collision in which the vehcile hit an tree and the air bags did not deploy. Vehicle was going 35-45 mph and the vehicle had both air bags.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #28

Dec 091997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Water coming in from dash which causes the water to leak from the floorboard. This defect happens only when it is raining. Dealer has torn out dash, cannot figure out where the water is coming from. Also, airbags' screws are loosening which causes them to make noises.

- Covington, TN, USA

problem #27

Dec 091997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Water coming in from dash which causes the water to leak from the floorboard. This defect happens only when it is raining. Dealer has torn out dash, cannot figure out where the water is coming from. Also, airbags' screws are loosening which causes them to make noises.

- Covington, TN, USA

problem #26

Nov 101997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in an head- on collision which involved a tree and neither air bags deployed.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #25

Nov 101997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was involved in an head- on collision which involved a tree and neither air bags deployed.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #24

Nov 121997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Owner has ABS brakes. When brakes were applied pedal went to the floor of vehicle, resulting in an accident. Also driver's and passenger's side airbags did not deploy. Cause unknown at 15 to 20 mph crash.

- Saint Albans, VT, USA

problem #23

Nov 121997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Owner has ABS brakes. When brakes were applied pedal went to the floor of vehicle, resulting in an accident. Also driver's and passenger's side airbags did not deploy. Cause unknown at 15 to 20 mph crash.

- Saint Albans, VT, USA

problem #22

Sep 011997

Neon

  • miles
Driving 55-60mph on highway; was cut off by another vehicle; Neon hit retainer wall due to failure of brakes. Upon impact with wall, air bags did not deploy. Was at dealer prior to accident several times about brakes.

- Rutherford, NJ, USA

problem #21

Sep 011997

Neon

  • miles
Driving 55-60mph on highway; was cut off by another vehicle; Neon hit retainer wall due to failure of brakes. Upon impact with wall, air bags did not deploy. Was at dealer prior to accident several times about brakes.

- Rutherford, NJ, USA

problem #20

Jul 141997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During frontal impact at 20 to 25mph, the driver's and passenger's side air bags did not deploy, and the driver's side seat belt detached from the belt buckle.

- Union City, NJ, USA

problem #19

Jul 141997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During frontal impact at 20 to 25mph, the driver's and passenger's side air bags did not deploy, and the driver's side seat belt detached from the belt buckle.

- Union City, NJ, USA

problem #18

Aug 261996

Neon

  • miles
Consumer was driving approx. 60 mph when vehicle in front of her slowed down, allowing vehicle a to crash front end into the other vehicle's rear end. Consumer's air bag did not deploy, driver hit the steering wheel with her upper body. Consumer was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

- Plaquemine, LA, USA

problem #17

Jun 071997

Neon

  • miles
In an accident when the driver's airbag deployed the bag caught on fire due to wiring inside were melting.

- Ingleside, IL, USA

problem #16

Apr 111997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Drivng vehicle at 40mph, impact 12:00 position, driver's and passenger's side airbags did not deploy, also lap/shoulder belt did not retract.

- Alton, IL, USA

problem #15

Apr 111997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Drivng vehicle at 40mph, impact 12:00 position, driver's and passenger's side airbags did not deploy, also lap/shoulder belt did not retract.

- Alton, IL, USA

problem #14

Feb 281997

Neon

  • miles
While going (25) mph on slick road conditions, when applying the brakes, the vehicle went off the road, went into a ditch, hitting a tree head-on and there was no deployment of the air bags. Insurance adjustor is looking at vehicle.

- Hazle, TX, USA

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