Takata Airbag Recall

Driving Smart Video: The 5 Biggest Recalls of 2017

By Matt Schmitz on March 2, 2018

CARS.COM — Automotive recalls have made big headlines in recent years — and with good reason. Since 2014, the massive ongoing Takata airbag crisis — involving faulty airba... Read More
Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier on February 12, 2018

CARS.COM — Which cars are included in the Takata airbag inflator recall? As of January 2018, the massive airbag inflator recall already covered some 50 million airbag inflators in 37.... Read More
What to Expect From the Latest Takata Recall Expansion

By Kelsey Mays on January 9, 2018

CARS.COM — Keep an eye on your mailbox: You might get a critical recall notice in the coming weeks. In response to earlier orders that called for additional expansions to its massive ongoi... Read More
Honda Confirms Latest Takata Airbag Fatality

By Fred Meier on December 20, 2017

CARS.COM — Honda has confirmed that a Takata airbag inflator ruptured in a fatal collision in Louisiana. The driver of a recalled, but not repaired, 2004 Civic was killed, markin... Read More
2016-2017 Mitubishi i-MiEV: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 18, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 144 model-year 2016-17 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric hatchbacks The Problem: The front passenger airbag inflator may rupture in a crash necessitati... Read More
Honda Facebook Notification: Update Your Takata Recall Status

By Fred Meier on November 20, 2017

CARS.COM — Honda has prepared a new Takata airbag recall public service announcement and, in addition to seeking TV airings, it will use Facebook's Custom Audience tool to connect... Read More
FCA, Honda Try New Way to Prompt Takata Recall Repairs

By Fred Meier on October 27, 2017

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has joined Honda in trying  a new way to reach owners with recalled Takata airbags — when they seek collision repair estimates — and p... Read More
Honda Agrees to $605 Million Takata Consumer Settlement

By Fred Meier on September 5, 2017

CARS.COM — Honda has agreed to a $605 million settlement of owner claims of economic losses related to the Takata airbag inflator recalls, and if you own an affected car, you could ge... Read More
2003-2008 Mazda6, 2006-2007 MazdaSpeed6, 2004-2008 Mazda RX-8: Recall Alert

By Kelsey Mays on September 1, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 309,000 model-year 2003-08 Mazda6 sedans, hatchbacks and wagons; model-year 2006-07 MazdaSpeed6 sedans; and model-year 2004-08 Mazda RX-8 coupe... Read More
2017 Ford F-150, Mustang: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 650 model-year 2017 Ford F-150 pickup trucks and Mustang sports coupes, all manufactured between July 20 and Aug. 1, 2017, at the automaker's Ka... Read More