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Vehicle Defect Investigations

  There have been 5,086 defect investigations conducted for 667 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
417
  Dodge
256
  Mercury
181
  GMC
174
  Oldsmobile
143
  Chrysler
135
  Buick
119
  Jeep
113
  Toyota
108
  Plymouth
108
  Honda
86
  Nissan
86
  Volkswagen
84
  Cadillac
67
  Volvo
67
  Lincoln
65
  Mazda
64
  Hyundai
60
  Kia Motor
51
  BMW
50
  Saturn
43
  Mitsubishi
37
  Subaru
36
  Audi
35
  Mercedes Benz
34
  SAAB
33
  Suzuki
23
  Acura
23
  Lexus
18
  Infiniti
14
  Land Rover
13
  International
13
  Mini
11
  Porsche
11
  Jaguar
11
  GEO
10
  Smart
2