really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
14 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,099 miles

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problem #7

Nov 302018


  • miles
The contact owned a 2017 Ford Escape. While driving 35 mph, the contact's vehicle was T-boned by another vehicle exiting a parking lot. The contact's vehicle was pushed into a stop sign and a pole, and landed in a ditch. None of the air bags deployed inside the vehicle. Instead, the air bags deployed outwardly, which caused the front passenger tire to detach from the vehicle. A police report was filed. The vehicle was totaled by the insurance company and towed. The contact smelled a burning odor, but there was no fire. The contact and a passenger were injured and transported by ambulance to the hospital. The contact spoke with the takata manufacturer, but received no assistance. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The cause of the failure was not determined. The VIN and failure mileage were unknown.

- Oswego, NY, USA

problem #6

Apr 052019


  • 60,000 miles
Air bags did not inflate from rear end accident. Vehicle was stopped at traffic light.

- Humble, TX, USA

problem #5

Jan 172018


  • 2,300 miles
I was driving my car at 45 mph when another car cut in front of me and we connected. I pushed her car over a stop sign. My face and body hit the drivers window causing a neck and back injury and 9000 damage to my car that had 2300 miles on it last Jan. 17th. Why did my air bags did not go off to protect me?

- Blairsville, PA, USA

problem #4

Dec 222017


  • 25,000 miles
Front collision car was total loss no air bags deployed front side nothing. On freeway going West 70 miles per hour was cut off while braking ran into back of parked full size SUV out of gas in the medium off the freeway.

- Angels Camp, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 202017


  • 12,000 miles
Vehicle was involved in three vehicle crash November 20, 2017. Vehicle was traveling through an intersection on a green light and was impacted on the side by another vehicle and rotated/rolled into a third vehicle. No airbags deployed during this incident. Vehicle had over $28K worth do damage including significant frame and structural damage. Occupants of the vehicle stuffed extreme bruising, a concussion and loss of skin from impacting inside sides of vehicle.

- Lakewood, CO, USA

problem #2

Mar 052017


  • 16,296 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Ford Escape. While the contact's spouse was driving 70 mph, the front driver side tire blew out and the vehicle crashed into a guardrail. The contact was unsure of what warning indicators were illuminated. The contact stated that the front driver and passenger side air bags deployed and the seat belts engaged; however, the rear passenger side seat belt failed to engage. The driver sustained a fractured sternum and contusion, the front passenger sustained bruised ribs and a scraped elbow, and the rear passenger sustained a fractured sternum and collar bone, which required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed, but was not diagnosed for the seat belt failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 16,296.

- Lake Station, IN, USA

problem #1

Sep 272016


  • 4,100 miles
I was involved in a 5 car pile up on an express way traveling 65 miles per hour and the airbag did not deploy. The car was totaled. I was wearing a seat belt and had multiple contusions and concussions from whiplash.

- Lansing, MI, USA