Automobile Recall Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Research Date: July 14th, 2014
Auto recalls can happen for a number of reasons, sometimes severe safety issues or subtle manufacturing defects. Thanks to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the U.S. has strict standards and investigates many auto accidents that appear to be faulty design.
2011 Auto Recall Numbers by Manufacturer
Rank Manufacturer Total Cars Recalled in 2011 Total 2011 U.S. Sales
Note: 2011 U.S. sales are only given to show a relative size of the auto manufacturer. Also, it should be noted that recalls may be for models from 2001 on.
1 Honda / Acura 3,800,000 1,147,000
2 Toyota 3,500,000 1,644,000
3 Ford 3,300,000 2,143,000
4 Chrysler 773,000 1,369,114
5 Subaru 591,752 266,989
6 Hyundai 503,418 645,691
7 General Motors 500,000 2,503,000
8 Nissan 302,013 1,042,000
9 Volkswagen 289,740 324,000
10 BMW 276,368 248,073
11 Mazda 155,300 245,356
12 Kia 151,758 485,492
13 Mercedes-Benz 143,664 245,269
14 American Suzuki 105,790  
15 Volvo 36,369 67,240
16 Jaguar Land Rover 4,977  
17 Saab 4,400  
18 Porsche 1,937  
Year Vehicles Recalled
2011 15,500,000
2010 20,000,000
2009 15,200,000
2008 8,600,000
2004 14,353,000
2003 19,098,000
2002 18,435,000
2001 13,626,000
2000 24,646,000
1999 19,376,000
1998 17,164,000
1997 14,712,000
1996 17,826,000
1995 18,121,000
1994 6,202,000
1993 8,408,000
Recent Auto Recalls
Model Year Manufacturer Model(s) Reason Number Recalled
2013 Ford Escape / Fusion Engine Fires 89,000
01 – 11 Toyota Multiple Models Faulty Steering 2,770,000
02 – 04 Chrysler Jeep Liberty / Grand Cherokee Air Bag Issues 919,000
12 – 13 Nissan Altima Steering Defect 14,000
07 – 09 Toyota Multiple Models Door Fires 7,500,000
05 – 09 Toyota Venza /Camry / Tacoma Airbag Issues 681,500
02 – 05 Honda Civic / Pilot Headlight Failure 820,000
03 – 07 Honda Accord / Acura TL Faulty Power Steering 600,000
06 – 10 Toyota RAV4 / Lexus HS 250h Rear Suspension Issues 778,000
01 – 04 Ford Escape Sticky Cruise Control 500,000
04 – 05 Ford Freestar / Mercury Monterey Sudden Loss of Power 205,896
Recalls Where Deaths or Injuries Were Reported
Year Company Reason Recalled Deaths Injuries Accidents
2010 GM Engine Fires 1.5 million     14
2009 Toyota Power Steering Failure 8.5 million 16 243 2.000
2000 Bridgestone Faulty Tires 6.5 million 271 600  
95-10 Ford Electric Switch Fires 14.3 11 31  
1998 GM Airbags Randomly Deploy 1 million      
1995 Multiple Faulty Seat Belts 8.9 million   90  
1981 GM Loose Suspension Belts 5.8 million      
1980 Ford Transmission Slips Into Reverse   98 1,710 6,000
1978 Ford Pinto Transmission and Engine Fires   54    
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