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Vehicle Defect Investigations

  There have been 5,054 defect investigations conducted for 665 vehicle brands by the United States Department of Transportation [1]. The top 38 vehicle brands with the most defect investigations are listed in the following table.

Defect Investigations of Popular Vehicle Brands

Vehicle Brand Number of Investigations
  Ford
617
  Chevrolet
413
  Dodge
254
  Mercury
181
  GMC
172
  Oldsmobile
143
  Chrysler
135
  Buick
118
  Jeep
108
  Plymouth
108
  Toyota
106
  Honda
85
  Volkswagen
83
  Nissan
80
  Volvo
67
  Cadillac
66
  Lincoln
65
  Mazda
63
  Hyundai
58
  Kia Motor
49
  BMW
48
  Saturn
42
  Audi
35
  Mitsubishi
35
  Subaru
35
  Mercedes Benz
34
  SAAB
33
  Suzuki
23
  Acura
22
  Lexus
18
  Infiniti
14
  Land Rover
13
  International
13
  Porsche
11
  Mini
11
  Jaguar
10
  GEO
10
  Smart
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