GM Recalls: Charts & Numbers

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This is a collection of articles & charts on the GM Recall Crisis that is updated on a regular basis.

GM is in the headlines is in the headlines almost every day for its recalls.  Recall data is critical to understand the safety profile of cars & ultimately the insurance costs for those cars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety regularly monitors the safety of cars & using recall data.  Zimlon analyzed data for recalls from the NHTSA to share the history of GM’s recalls & give context to consumers.

GM Highest in Recalls Among Peers

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Top 10 Most Recalled GM Cars

Top 10 Issues Causing Recalls for GM

Top 10 GM Recalls

Data Analysis Background:

  • The data was from the National Highway & Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety recall database. 
  • The data was primarily analyzed based on the recall campaign. A recall campaign can be associated with one or more issues & can affect multiple makes & models.
  • Data was analyzed only for the past 25 years (i.e. since 1989).