NHTSA — Air Bags Problems

2007 Pontiac Vibe (Page 4 of 4)

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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.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
8 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
9 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,049 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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2007 Pontiac Vibe seat belts / air bags problems

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2007 Pontiac Vibe Owner Comments (Page 4 of 4)

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problem #4

Jul 182014


  • 155,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Pontiac Vibe. While driving around a curve at 20 mph, the vehicle fishtailed, spun around, flipped over twice, and crashed head-on into a ditch. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained injuries to the back, sternum, and left shoulder as well as lacerations to the face and head. The contact was airlifted to the hospital to receive medical attention. A police report was filed and the vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 155,000.

- Lafayette, TN, USA

problem #3

Jul 182014

Vibe 4-cyl

  • 117,000 miles
Vehicle was traveling at approximately 50 mph when car in front stopped. Driver braked hard but still collided with car in front. Substantial damage (total loss) to vehicle. Driver hit steering wheel and injured lip/chin/head. Airbags did not deploy.

- Carmel, IN, USA

problem #2

Jun 022014

Vibe 4-cyl

  • miles
2007 Pontiac Vibe. Consumer writes in regards to power failure while driving. The consumer was able to put the vehicle in park and re-start the engine. The consumer has since sold the vehicle, after being involved in an accident, in which the air bags did not deploy.

- Lakeland, TN, USA

problem #1

Sep 152009


  • 36,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Pontiac Vibe. The contact stated that since he accidentally placed his foot on both the accelerator and the brake pedal, he unintentionally crashed into a light pole. Upon impact the air bags did not deploy. He sustained injuries to his head. The insurance company is in the process of inspecting the vehicle to determine the cause of the failure. The manufacturer was notified. The failure and current mileages were 36,000.

- Colmesneil, TX, USA

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