2005 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 2005 Vibe Problems by Category
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- engine problems2NHTSA complaints: 46
- transmission problems2NHTSA complaints: 21
- interior accessories problems1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 9
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 13
- exhaust system problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- fuel system problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- windows / windshield problems1NHTSA complaints: 16
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 122
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 7
- steering problemsNHTSA: 6
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 5
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 5
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 4
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 2
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