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2010 Chevrolet Aveo seat belts / air bags NHTSA complaints: Air Bags

NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,561 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2010 Chevrolet Aveo seat belts / air bags problems

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2010 Chevrolet Aveo Owner Comments

problem #7

May 312014

Aveo

  • 33,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

We broad sided a car that pulled out in front of us at about 40mph, the driver side airbag deployed but the passenger side did not. Luckily the seat belt saved me from going through the windshield, however had the airbag deployed like it was suppose to I wouldn't be on temporary disability and in the most pain I have ever experienced in my life. Major chest contusions, massive bruising across the chest and abdomen for weeks, strained back and neck and therapy for weeks are just a part of what I got to experience. Not to mention a lovely trip to the er because I had trouble breathing at the time of the accident.

- Lockport, IL, USA

problem #6

Nov 282013

Aveo

  • 75,000 miles
The back seat belt behind the drivers seat did not lock up like it was suppose to on impacted, and my cousin hit the back of my seat and blacked out. Also, we hit head on to another car and the only airbag that went off was the drivers side and my husband was in the passenger seat. Luckily his seat belt locked up or he would have hit the windshield.

- Pasco, WA, USA

problem #5

Aug 242012

Aveo

  • 43,924 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that while traveling 10 mph, another vehicle crashed into the contact's vehicle. The front and side air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained a concussion as a result. The vehicle was repaired but the technicians could not provide a reason why the air bags failed to deploy. The contact stated that the air bags were deactivated during repairs and that they should have deployed during the crash. The failure and the current mileages were 43,924.

- Westland, MI, USA

problem #4

Mar 222012

Aveo

  • 47,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that the ignition warning light and the passenger side air bag off indicator illuminated. The passenger seat was not occupied at the time of the failure. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for inspection. The technician stated that the connector wire for the front passenger side air bag was faulty. The vehicle was not repaired and the air bag warning indicator continuously illuminated whenever the vehicle was in operation. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 47,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Corning, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 192012

Aveo 4-cyl

  • miles
At point of collision, neither air bags deployed and seat belt did not work effectively to restrain my adolescent son. If the seat belt had restrained him properly and the air bag had indeed deployed; his teeth marks would not have been embedded into the dash. I firmly believe he and myself would not have suffered the amount of injuries if the mechanisms had worked properly. I had a head injury and whiplash, also.

- Altoona, PA, USA

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problem #2

Feb 132011

Aveo

  • 6,000 miles
The contact owned a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that while driving approximately 70 mph, the vehicle crashed into a bridge abutment and the air bags did not deploy. The vehicle was towed to a towing yard, where it was destroyed. The driver of the vehicle sustained seat belt burns to the chest and abdomen. The contact, who was a passenger in the front passenger seat, sustained hematoma on his right calf. The police appeared on the scene and filed a report. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and a complaint was filed. The approximate failure mileage was 6,000. Updated 09/15/11 updated 2/23/12

- Euclid, OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 212011

Aveo

  • 2,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that while driving various speeds she fell asleep behind the wheel and swerved off the road. After reopening her eyes and trying to gain control of the vehicle she crashed into a tree on the adjacent side of the road. Upon impact the air bags did not deploy and there weren't any warning lights illuminated prior to the failure. A police report was filed. The driver received abrasions to her chest area and went to the hospital. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and there were no diagnostic test performed due to a pending investigation. The failure mileage was approximately 2,000.

- Goose Creek, SC, USA

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