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2006 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 2006 Pontiac Vibe Problems by Category
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- transmission problems6NHTSA complaints: 6
- AC / heater problems2
- seat belts / air bags problems2NHTSA complaints: 120
- body / paint problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- suspension problems1
- wheels / hubs problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- engine problemsNHTSA: 31
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 9
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 6
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 4
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 3
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 2
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 1
- lights problemsNHTSA: 1
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 1
- cooling system problemsNHTSA: 1
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 1
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