The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a record number of vehicle recalls for the first half of 2016. Most notable among the bunch was the massive air bag recall affecting up to 34 million models. With vehicles from many brands facing recalls, from Ford and Honda to luxury brands Cadillac and Audi, it’s important for consumers to remain aware of product flaws to avoid potentially dangerous situations that might occur due to manufacturer defects.
In this regard, the vehicle experts at AxleGeeks, a transportation research site powered by Graphiq, came up with a list of the 10 largest auto recalls of 2016. To compile this list, analysts looked at the number of vehicles impacted by NHTSA recalls issued since January 1, 2016.
The list of the 10 largest recalls is ranked in ascending order from the least to the most models affected.