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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,222 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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1997 Chevrolet Camaro seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Owner Comments

problem #9

Apr 012004

Camaro 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles

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

Air bags on 1997 Camaro did not deploy on collision and roll over.

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #8

Oct 161999

Camaro

  • miles
While driving 20-25 mph had a direct frontal impact, and driver's/passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the occupant in this crash. Also the seatbelt system malfunctioned, causing the occupant to hit the front windshield.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #7

Oct 161999

Camaro

  • miles
While driving 20-25 mph had a direct frontal impact, and driver's/passenger's airbags did not deploy, which did not protect the occupant in this crash. Also the seatbelt system malfunctioned, causing the occupant to hit the front windshield.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #6

Jan 291998

(reported on)

Camaro

  • miles

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

Owner was involved in an accident in which vehicle was hit from the side, causing front of vehicle to impact with an object in which there was no deployment of driver's or passenger's side airbags.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

problem #5

Jan 291998

(reported on)

Camaro

  • miles
Owner was involved in an accident in which vehicle was hit from the side, causing front of vehicle to impact with an object in which there was no deployment of driver's or passenger's side airbags.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

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problem #4

Apr 291997

Camaro

  • miles
When vehicle was involved in a single car crash, hitting a ditch embankment, destroying front end, there was no deployment of air bags and driver suffered facial injuries. Vehicle has been totalled.

- Winterville, NC, USA

problem #3

Apr 291997

Camaro

  • miles

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

When vehicle was involved in a single car crash, hitting a ditch embankment, destroying front end, there was no deployment of air bags and driver suffered facial injuries. Vehicle has been totalled.

- Winterville, NC, USA

problem #2

Dec 171996

Camaro

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Air bags did not deploy at a speed of approxiamtely 40mph. During inclement weather and icy roads, the car slid on ice and slammed into a tree, but neither air bags deployed.

- Massillon, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 171996

Camaro

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Air bags did not deploy at a speed of approxiamtely 40mph. During inclement weather and icy roads, the car slid on ice and slammed into a tree, but neither air bags deployed.

- Massillon, OH, USA

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