really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,160 miles

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problem #5

Jan 152005


  • 56,000 miles
During a 55 mph collision front air bags did not deploy. Consumer pulled over, and the vehicle was towed to the dealership, who did not resolve the problem.

- Eaton, OH, USA

problem #4

Jan 252003

Alero 4-cyl

  • 13,000 miles
Ltr fm julie zawadzki (NY) request assistance in securing a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero she rented fm budget rent-A-car, her husband was injured in a vehicle crash when the seatbelt & airbag failed. The vehicle hit a snow bank, went up and then rolled 60 feet down an embankment.

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

problem #3

Jan 252003

Alero 4-cyl

  • 16,800 miles
While driving a rental vehicle at 52 mph, the vehicle hit a snow drift, rolled over and went off the road, then rolled 60 ft. Down an embankment. Driver came out of the seat belt without it disconnecting and the driver's air bag did not deploy.

- Baldwinsville, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 192003


  • miles
Consumer stated tha T vehicle was hit from the rear, causing consumer's vehicle to hit another vehicle from the rear. Upon impact, both front air bags did not deploy. Dealer notified.

- El Mirage, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jul 202002


  • miles
While traveling on the highway without prior warning a deer was laying in the middle of road. To avoid the deer she lost control of the vehicle and hit a mountain. And the dual airbags didn't deploy. Dealer is aware of the problem.

- Maysel, WV, USA