2003 Pontiac Vibe
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The Pontiac Vibe is the mechanical twin of the Toyota Matrix.
Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.
Worst 2003 Vibe Problems by Category
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- transmission problems11NHTSA complaints: 26
- interior accessories problems6NHTSA complaints: 13
- engine problems4NHTSA complaints: 19
- windows / windshield problems4NHTSA complaints: 76
- exterior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 8
- body / paint problems3NHTSA complaints: 21
- exhaust system problems3NHTSA complaints: 4
- fuel system problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- seat belts / air bags problems2NHTSA complaints: 55
- wheels / hubs problems2NHTSA complaints: 8
- AC / heater problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 10
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 14
- clutch problemsNHTSA: 14
- lights problemsNHTSA: 13
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 6
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 6
- steering problemsNHTSA: 5
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 4
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