GEO Prizm - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

GEO Prizm owners have reported a total of 197 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the GEO Prizm. The 1996 GEO Prizm cars have the most problems reported (67 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for GEO Prizm

Model Year Number of Problems
  2002 Prizm
3
  2001 Prizm
9
  2000 Prizm
7
  1999 Prizm
33
  1998 Prizm
11
  1997 Prizm
62
  1996 Prizm
67

  Common problems of GEO Prizm

The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for GEO Prizm cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (54 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's seat belts (36 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of GEO Prizm

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
54
  Seat Belt
36
  Service Brakes
17
  Suspension
10
  Steering
10
  Engine And Engine Cooling
9
  Electrical System
9
  Structure
9
  Power Train
7
  Tire
6
   
  Exterior Lighting
6
  Latches/locks/linkage
4
  Seats
3
  Vehicle Speed Control
3
  Wheel
3
  Equipment
3
  Visibility
3
  Child Seat
2
  Gasoline Fuel System
1
  Unknown Or Other
1
  Parking Brake
1


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