Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
MARGINAL
Side Impact 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: 99V043
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 380


Summary:
On certain passenger vehicles, some frontal (passenger side) air bags may not inflate properly. In the event of a crash, the passenger may not be adequately protected, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the air bag module on the passenger side. Owner notification was to begin during April 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

Dates of Manufacture:
November 1998 - January 1999

Models Involved:
Dodge/Plymouth Neon

Manufacturer Recall Number:
821 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 00V194
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 263278


Summary:
On certain passenger vehicles, vapors from the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) system can condense and freeze inside of the throttle body when the vehicle is operated in cold ambient temperatures. This can prevent the throttle from fully returning to idle, which could cause a crash without warning.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace and relocate a PCV system tube. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was expected to begin Aug. 21, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-992-1997.

Dates of Manufacture:
November 1998 - June 2000

Models Involved:
Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Manufacturer Recall Number:
886

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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