2009 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 2009 Vibe Problems by Category
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- engine problems6NHTSA complaints: 68
- wheels / hubs problems6NHTSA complaints: 8
- electrical problems2NHTSA complaints: 11
- windows / windshield problems2NHTSA complaints: 6
- AC / heater problems1
- cooling system problems1
- miscellaneous problems1NHTSA complaints: 7
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 5
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 82
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 29
- steering problemsNHTSA: 24
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 5
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 5
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 4
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 3
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 3
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 3
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 2
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