Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
ACCEPTABLE
Rear Crash Protection Results
POOR
Side Impact Test Results
POOR

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 05V158000
Mfg's Report Date: 04/19/2005
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 20701


Summary:
CERTAIN WAGONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ANCHORAGES." THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR MAY SEPARATE FROM THE FLOOR OF THE VEHICLE BEFORE HOLDING THE REQUIRED TEST LOAD FOR THE REQUIRED TIME.

Consequence:
IF A SEPARATION OCCURRED IN CRASH, THE RIGHT AND CENTER REAR SEAT OCCUPANTS MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REAR SEAT CENTER BELT ANCHOR REINFORCEMENT PLATE TO THE FLOOR PAN OF THE VEHICLE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON APRIL 22, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876.

Notes:
GM RECALL NO. 05041. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

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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