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Automotive Recall Alert: Over 14 Million Vehicles Affected Year-to-Date 2024

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BizzyCar's Q2 2024 Recall Report

In the second quarter of 2024, the United States saw a continuation of significant vehicle recalls, raising ongoing concerns for driver safety and consumer protection. Analysis of reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) by BizzyCar revealed 115 recalls affecting an astonishing 4,621,994 vehicles. This figure, which is lower than Q1 2024's numbers, underscores the scale of the issue and highlights the potential safety risks for millions of American vehicle owners. The analysis provides insight into the manufacturers involved, the specific defects identified, and the broader implications for public safety and consumer confidence in the automotive industry.

Leading the Recall Count

In Q2 2024, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) led with 14 recall campaigns, followed by Ford Motor Company with 12 recalls. Kia issued 8 recalls, while Toyota and Volkswagen each had 7 recalls. Mercedes-Benz and BMW followed with 6 recalls each, and General Motors, Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover, and Tesla each had 5 recalls, indicating that safety concerns are still widespread across various automotive brands. Brands with zero recalls issued in Q2 2024: Subaru, Volvo, and Lucid.

Recalls by Manufacturer

  • Chrysler (FCA US, LLC): 14 recalls
  • Ford Motor Company: 12 recalls
  • Kia America, Inc.: 8 recalls
  • Toyota: 7 recalls
  • Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.: 7 recalls
  • Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC: 6 recalls
  • BMW of North America, LLC: 6 recalls
  • General Motors, LLC: 5 recalls
  • Hyundai Motor America: 5 recalls
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC: 5 recalls
  • Tesla, Inc.: 5 recalls
  • Nissan North America, Inc.: 4 recalls
  • Rivian Automotive, LLC: 4 recalls
  • Aston Martin The Americas: 3 recalls
  • Fisker Group Inc: 3 recalls
  • Honda (American Honda Motor Co.): 2 recalls
  • Porsche Cars North America, Inc.: 2 recalls
  • Karma Automotive LLC, Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini), Maserati North America, Inc., Mazda North American Operations, VinFast Auto, LLC: 1 recall each

Vehicles Most Affected

Ford Motor Company heads the list with over 1.3 million vehicles affected, mainly due to persistent electrical system issues. Chrysler also reported significant recall numbers, reflecting broad challenges in the industry:

  • Ford Motor Company: 1,380,879 vehicles
  • Chrysler (FCA US, LLC): 1,261,023 vehicles
  • Kia America, Inc.: 468,876 vehicles
  • Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.: 463,321 vehicles
  • Toyota: 326,254 vehicles
  • Honda (American Honda Motor Co.): 301,976 vehicles
  • Tesla, Inc.: 152,177 vehicles
  • Hyundai Motor America: 63,954 vehicles
  • Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC: 48,842 vehicles
  • Porsche Cars North America, Inc.: 31,703 vehicles
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC: 26,825 vehicles
  • Nissan North America, Inc.: 22,880 vehicles
  • Fisker Group: 21,932 vehicles
  • General Motors, LLC: 20,350 vehicles
  • Mazda North American Operations: 9,914 vehicles
  • BMW of North America, LLC: 9,862 vehicles
  • Rivian Automotive, LLC: 4,850 vehicles
  • Aston Martin The Americas: 3,632 vehicles
  • Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini): 2,133 vehicles
  • VinFast Auto, LLC: 284 vehicles
  • Karma Automotive LLC: 269 vehicles
  • Maserati North America, Inc.: 58 vehicles

Total Recalls by Brand Year-to-Date

For 2024, Ford Motor Company leads with the highest number of recalls, affecting 3,582,962 vehicles. Tesla, Inc. follows closely, with 2,552,178 vehicles recalled due to various safety concerns. Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) reported significant recalls as well, impacting 2,224,398 vehicles.

  • Ford Motor Company: 3,582,962 vehicles
  • Tesla, Inc.: 2,552,178 vehicles
  • Chrysler (FCA US, LLC): 2,224,398 vehicles
  • Kia America, Inc.: 1,120,958 vehicles
  • Honda (American Honda Motor Co.): 1,081,822 vehicles
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing: 1,010,944 vehicles
  • General Motors, LLC: 646,949 vehicles
  • Hyundai Motor America: 489,821 vehicles
  • Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.: 463,321 vehicles
  • Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC: 330,345 vehicles
  • Subaru of America, Inc.: 228,723 vehicles
  • Porsche Cars North America, Inc.: 31,703 vehicles
  • Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC: 26,825 vehicles
  • Nissan North America, Inc.: 22,880 vehicles
  • Fisker Group: 21,932 vehicles
  • BMW of North America, LLC: 9,862 vehicles
  • Mazda North American Operations: 9,914 vehicles
  • Rivian Automotive, LLC: 4,850 vehicles
  • Aston Martin The Americas: 3,632 vehicles
  • Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini): 2,133 vehicles
  • VinFast Auto, LLC: 284 vehicles
  • Karma Automotive LLC: 269 vehicles
  • Maserati North America, Inc.: 58 vehicles

Safety and Compliance

In Q2 2024, one recall from Kia included a "Park Outside Advisory" for 462,869 vehicles, indicating a potential fire risk and advising owners to park their vehicles outdoors to prevent property damage or personal harm. Since January 2024, 554,125 vehicles have received this advisory. Kia and Mercedes both issued "Do Not Drive Advisory" recalls. This year, 12,837,245 vehicles have been affected by recalls that pose a crash risk or increase the risk of injury, emphasizing the urgent need for effective risk mitigation by manufacturers and vehicle owners.

Critical Component Failures

The "Back Over Prevention" component leads with 1.6 million potential vehicles affected in Q2, followed by "Electrical System" issues affecting 814,223 vehicles. "Power Train" issues account for 586,211 recalls. Additionally, "Seats," "Air Bags," and "Seat Belts" together represent 1,032,325 recalls, indicating a variety of potential safety hazards.

Noteworthy Recalls in Q2 2024

These notable recalls highlight the ongoing safety concerns and issues that various automotive brands are addressing to ensure consumer safety and compliance with safety regulations.

  • Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) has identified a risk in 2022-2024 Chrysler Pacifica and Voyager models due to rearview camera image display issues, affecting 1,033,433 vehicles.
  • Ford Motor Company is addressing unexpected downshift issues in 2023-2024 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator models, affecting 552,188 vehicles.
  • Kia America, Inc. has identified a fire risk from overheated power seat motors in 2023-2024 Kia Sorento and Kia Sportage models, affecting 462,869 vehicles.
  • Ford Motor Company is recalling 2023-2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E models due to loss of drive power from undetected low battery, affecting 456,565 vehicles.
  • Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling 2022-2024 Audi Q5 models for front passenger airbag deployment issues, affecting 271,330 vehicles.
  • Ford Motor Company is recalling 2022-2024 Ford F-150 models due to potential tail light failures, affecting 242,669 vehicles.
  • Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is addressing disabled electronic stability control issues in 2022-2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee models, affecting 211,581 vehicles.
  • Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling 2021-2024 Honda Accord models due to rearview camera image display issues, affecting 187,290 vehicles.
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 2022-2024 Toyota Camry models due to curtain airbag deployment issues, affecting 145,254 vehicles.
  • Tesla, Inc. is addressing seat belt warning system malfunctions in 2012-2024 Tesla Model S and Model X vehicles, affecting 125,227 vehicles.
  • Fisker Group Inc. is recalling every 2023 Fisker Ocean sold in the U.S. due to door handles that may stick and prevent passengers from opening the door to enter or exit the vehicle. This recall and stop-sale affect all 2023 Fisker Oceans produced through May.

Historical Context

The historical recall data underscores a volatile trend in the automotive industry, with a noticeable uptick in the number of vehicles affected by recalls, especially in recent quarters. This pattern points to persistent challenges in maintaining automotive safety and quality assurance. Specifically, while Q1 2023 saw 267 recalls affecting over 8.3 million vehicles, the figures varied across the subsequent quarters, culminating in a significant rise in Q4 2023 with 269 recalls impacting over 15 million vehicles. This upward trajectory continued into Q1 2024, with 260 recalls affecting more than 9.7 million vehicles. The cumulative impact of these figures is stark: 14,400,804 vehicles have been implicated in recalls in just the first two quarters of 2024, highlighting a critical need for enhanced vigilance and improvement in automotive manufacturing and quality control protocols to ensure the safety and reliability of vehicles on the road.

Cost of Recalls for Manufacturers

The cost of vehicle recalls has become a significant financial burden for manufacturers, who are recalling more vehicles and spending more to fix them. Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley recently stated that Ford, the most recalled automaker in America, is investing in advanced quality control technologies and enhancing supplier management to identify defects earlier. Ford set aside $1,203 per vehicle for warranty repairs last year, up from $591 in 2019. In total, Ford spent $4.8 billion last year fixing its customers' cars. These recalls impact Ford's bottom line and delay key model launches. By improving engineering standards and using data analytics, automakers aim to reduce recall frequency and financial impact, safeguarding their reputation and customer safety and satisfaction.

Opportunity for Dealers

Recalls present a significant opportunity for dealerships to not only enhance customer safety but also to boost service department revenue and customer loyalty. By effectively managing recall campaigns, dealers can increase service drive traffic, leading to additional upsell opportunities and improved service efficiency. Addressing recalls promptly builds trust with customers, showcasing the dealership's commitment to their safety and well-being. Moreover, recalls provide a touchpoint for dealerships to re-engage with inactive customers, fostering long-term relationships and enhancing overall customer satisfaction.

Safety Advisories for Consumers

The NHTSA emphasizes the importance of not ignoring recall notices, as unresolved issues can lead to accidents or injuries. Vehicle owners are encouraged to check the NHTSA's website ( for open recalls to stay informed and ensure their vehicles are safe.


Our mission at BizzyCar is to enhance road safety by offering the automotive industry an intelligent, comprehensive solution for managing service recalls efficiently, thereby improving recall completion rates, customer satisfaction, and dealership success. The data from Q1 2024 underscore the urgent need for this mission, revealing a concerning landscape in automotive safety with widespread defects impacting millions of vehicles, reflecting the complexity of modern vehicles and emphasizing the critical importance of vigilant safety oversight. Vehicle owners are encouraged to regularly check recall notices, a practice that aligns with BizzyCar's commitment to promoting safer roads and informed vehicle ownership, ensuring vehicles remain safe and compliant.

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