GEO - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare GEO models

The following chart shows the GEO models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, GEO has sold far more Metro model cars than the Prizm model.

Table 1. Compare GEO models

GEO Model Number of Problems

Number of problems reported for all models of GEO built from year 1996 to 2002.

Owners of GEO cars have reported a total of 724 problems across all GEO models built from year 1996 to 2002. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all GEO models, is 102.1. Cars from GEO's 1996 model year have the most problems reported (286 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 GEO
  1997 GEO
  1998 GEO
  1999 GEO
  2000 GEO
  2001 GEO
  2002 GEO

Common problems of GEO Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of GEO cars. The number one most common problem of GEO cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 124 problems reported. The second most common GEO car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (86 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GEO vehicles

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