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: 00V140
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 487,400


Summary:
These vehicles do not comply with the occupant protection requirements of FMVSS No. 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact." The console cover on these vehicles may not stay closed in a crash, and the cover or items stored under it could injure an occupant.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the console latch mechanism. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during late-May or early-June 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737.

Dates of Manufacture:
October 1997 - September 1999

Models Involved:
Alero, Grand AM

Manufacturer Recall Number:
00036

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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