really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,880 miles

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problem #4

Mar 042006

Sephia 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,520 miles
: the contact stated while driving the vehicle 45mph another vehicle rear ended the contact's vehicle. This resulted in a collision, the air bags did not deploy. Also the driver's seat fell backward during the collision. Injuries were sustained; the vehicle was able to be driven home. The vehicle has not been inspected. The manufacturer has not been contacted, no repairs made.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #3

Oct 022004

Sephia 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles
The car died while driving down the road repeatedly. Battery leaked. Brakes had to be replaced for the entire car at 60,000 miles. The vents on the dashboard have popped up and broken. Now the defroster does not blow the air on the windshield. This vehicle was stored in a garage. The seams on the seat come undone. The cigarette lighter broke and flops in the dash. The switch to override the transmission lock is broken. The rear brake light broke when replacing the struts which you have to remove the back dash to get to. The board that is under the carpet in the trunk warped. The carpets came up from the sides of the car. The storage bin in the center console broke, twice. The wind shield chips and errodes when in a car wash. I have never seen a windshield in this bad shape before. The back seat does not stay down. The headlights have a bad seal and there is water now in them. The rubber around the doors comes out repeatedly. Gear shifter is continually stuck. Brakes take twice as long to stop my car as any other vehicle I have ever driven. I have to drive 2 & 1/2 hours to get repairs. The gas milage is closer to 24 mpg then the 35 that was marked on it when I bought it. There are noises from the engine compartment that are loud and unpleasant. There is a ground fault wire that is bad they want $75 an hour minimum of 10 hours to repair it. The fuse panel cover broke. The headlights cannot be alligned.

- Wadley, AL, USA

problem #2

Jan 282001

(reported on)


  • miles
Complete lemon. Nothing but problems. Replaced brakes, transmission, 2 axles, windshield wiper motor, flywheel, faulty wiring in door, battery, starting problems, blinker switch replaced, seat tore upon car pick-up, too many things gone wrong to list

- Elmhurst, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 251999


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
During frontal 65 mph impact front passenger seat back broke and jammed forward, no deployment of both air bags resulting in injury. Mjs

- Mead, OK, USA