10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
15 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
11 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,333 miles

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problem #18

Jul 242005

Stratus 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 168,000 miles
1996 Dodge Stratus. The consumer states while driving 55 mph hit a deer and the air bags did not deploy. The consumer sustained whiplash. The passenger front, by the headlight and hood, actually hit the deer. The vehicle was totaled. The manufacturer was not contacted. This occurred on July 24, 2005. A police report taken.

- Saint Landry, LA, USA

problem #17

Oct 112003

Stratus

  • miles
While consumer' S vehicle was stopped in traffic another vehicle coming towards consumer's vehicle, going 100 mph, lost control and hit it head on. Upon impact, both front air bags did not deploy.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #16

Jun 102002

(reported on)

Stratus

  • miles
While driving at slow speed pulling into an intersection involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle driving at 25 mph. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.driver sustained head injuries.

- Eufala, AL, USA

problem #15

Mar 222002

Stratus

  • miles
Consumer states that in a front end collision airbags didn't deploy. Vehicle totalled.

- Peoria, AZ, USA

problem #14

Apr 012001

Stratus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer rearended a pickup truck and front airbags didn't deploy. Rear brakes didn't grab. Front end dipped down. Dealer gave consumer an estimate for repairs, and they stated that vehicle was hit in the center. Vehicle had to hit at an angle to deploy.

- Tuzson, AZ, USA

problem #13

Apr 012001

Stratus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was traveling at approximately 30 mph when pulling out from a traffic light and rear ended a pick up truck. Approximately $5000+ damage done to front end of vehicle. Also, driver's and passenger's air bags failed to deploy. Consumer states rear brakes did not seem to work.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #12

Sep 011999

Stratus

  • miles
An accident involving consumer's wife who was driving vehicle. A vehicle crossed in front of consumer's vehicle while she was driving at approximately 35 mph. Driver's airbag failed to deploy when accident occurred. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #11

Apr 252000

Stratus

  • miles
I was going 60 mph when I hit a deer it smashed the the front end of my car and my air bags did not deploy.

- Havelock, NC, USA

problem #10

Nov 231999

Stratus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling consumer blacked out, hit a telphone pole, and air bag did not deploy.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #9

Oct 051999

(reported on)

Stratus

  • miles
Vehicle hit a guardrail head-on at about 45 to 50mph, and neither driver's side nor passenger's side airbags deployed. Vehicle was totaled.

- Shingle House, PA, USA

problem #8

Oct 051999

(reported on)

Stratus

  • miles
Vehicle hit a guardrail head-on at about 45 to 50mph, and neither driver's side nor passenger's side airbags deployed. Vehicle was totaled.

- Shingle House, PA, USA

problem #7

Oct 051999

(reported on)

Stratus

  • miles
Vehicle hit a guardrail head-on at about 45 to 50mph, and neither driver's side nor passenger's side airbags deployed. Vehicle was totaled.

- Shingle House, PA, USA

problem #6

Sep 051999

Stratus

  • miles
While driving 35 mph had a direct frontal impact in which the driver's and passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the driver in this crash. Please provide further information and VIN#.

- Sheldon, MO, USA

problem #5

Sep 051999

Stratus

  • miles
While driving 35 mph had a direct frontal impact in which the driver's and passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the driver in this crash. Please provide further information and VIN#.

- Sheldon, MO, USA

problem #4

Feb 231999

Stratus

  • miles
Traveling at 20 mph vehicle was involved in a frontal impact where neither airbag, driver's or passenger's, deployed. Two shoulder injuries occurred to driver and passenger. Dealer contacted and was not aware of the problem. Problem still exists. Effective current. Provide further information.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #3

Feb 231999

Stratus

  • miles
Traveling at 20 mph vehicle was involved in a frontal impact where neither airbag, driver's or passenger's, deployed. Two shoulder injuries occurred to driver and passenger. Dealer contacted and was not aware of the problem. Problem still exists. Effective current. Provide further information.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #2

Dec 261997

Stratus

  • miles
While driving 55-60 mph vehicle hit a horse, and the airbag S did not deploy. The owner has been trying to reach the dealer.

- Price, TX, USA

problem #1

May 151997

Stratus

  • miles
Violent deployment of air bags caused swollen wrist/hand, laceration to eye, bruises, and shortness of breath.

- Kansas City, MO, USA