Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
POOR

Frontal crash ratings - Driver
Frontal crash ratings - Passenger
Side crash ratings - Driver
Side crash ratings - Passenger
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 99V218
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 6,584


Summary:
These cars do not comply with requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 101, "Control and Displays". The instrument panel backlighting may not function after the driver adjusts the interior light intensity. If the instrument panel is not lit at night, the driver may not be able to see the controls and displays.

Remedy:
Dealers will test the body control module and, if necessary, replace it. Owner notification began during late August 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.

Dates of Manufacture:
May - August 1999

Manufacturer Recall Number:
99047

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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