Edmunds.com NHTSA Complaints Activity Report by Make


Brand February 2013 Complaints % Change February 2013 vs. January 2013 Top Category for 2013 Year-to-Date Brand Complaints February Model Complaints Leader(1) Top Category for February Model Complaints Leader(2)
Acura 15 25.0% Powertrain (41%) MDX Powertrain
Audi 24 33.3% Steering (48%) S4 Steering
BMW 116 73.1% Powertrain (38%) 3 Series Powertrain
Buick 24 100.0% Powertrain (25%) Lucerne Powertrain
Cadillac 11 -31.2% Powertrain (22%) DTS Steering
Chevrolet 295 -10.1% Powertrain (26%) Cobalt Fuel/ Emission/ Exhaust System
Chrysler 70 -7.9% Powertrain (39%) Town and Country Interior Electronics/ Hardware
Dodge 187 -3.1% Powertrain (33%) Grand Caravan Interior Electronics/ Hardware
Fiat 2 N/A Brakes (50%) 500 Brakes
Ford 474 20.9% Powertrain (60%) Escape Powertrain
GMC 55 0.0% Powertrain (38%) Acadia Powertrain
Honda 120 -23.6% Powertrain (31%) Civic Powertrain
HUMMER 5 0.0% Powertrain (50%) H3 Airbags and Seatbelts
Hyundai 94 -11.3% Powertrain (29%) Sonata Airbags and Seatbelts
Infiniti 17 -10.5% Airbags and Seatbelts (33%) JX Airbags and Seatbelts
Jaguar 1 -50.0% Powertrain (67%) XK-Series Powertrain
Jeep 181 11.7% Powertrain (33%) Wrangler Fuel/ Emission/ Exhaust System
Kia 37 -46.4% Powertrain (34%) Optima Interior Electronics/ Hardware
Land Rover 4 33.3% Body and Glass (43%) Range Rover Body and Glass
Lexus 12 -7.7% Body and Glass (24%) ES 350 Brakes
Lincoln 10 -23.1% Powertrain (52%) LS Powertrain
Mazda 33 -13.2% Powertrain (58%) MAZDA3 Tires and Wheels
Mercedes-Benz 46 -8.0% Fuel/ Emission/ Exhaust System (45%) E-Class Fuel/ Emission/ Exhaust System
Mercury 41 95.2% Powertrain (47%) Mariner Powertrain
MINI 27 -3.6% Powertrain (40%) Cooper Steering
Mitsubishi 4 -20.0% Airbags and Seatbelts (33%) Lancer Airbags and Seatbelts
Nissan 421 -6.0% Powertrain (58%) Altima Powertrain
Pontiac 102 41.7% Steering (29%) G6 Exterior Lighting
Porsche 0 -100.0% Powertrain (100%) -- --
Ram 3 -62.5% Steering (27%) 1500 Powertrain
Saab 7 75.0% Fuel/ Emission/ Exhaust System (36%) 9-3 Powertrain
Saturn 41 -30.5% Powertrain (40%) Aura Exterior Lighting
Scion 22 57.1% Body and Glass (33%) tC Body and Glass
smart 0 -100.0% Powertrain (25%) -- --
Subaru 39 -20.4% Powertrain (30%) Outback Powertrain
Toyota 237 -22.3% Powertrain (28%) Prius Exterior Lighting
Volkswagen 41 -46.1% Powertrain (59%) Jetta Powertrain
Volvo 6 -57.1% Powertrain (40%) C70 Chassis suspension and axles
Total 2,824 --      

(1) The Model Complaints Leader is the Model for each Brand which received the most complaints for the reported month and year.
(2) The Top Category is the complaints category for that Model Complaints Leader which received the most complaints.

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