GM Recalling 4,873 Sonic Cars In U.S. and Canada

Posted Jan 1, 2012

General Motors Company is recalling 4,783 of the current year Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars in the U.S. and Canada over possible missing front brake pads. GM said that they do not know of any crashes or injuries due to the issue. Between 20 and 30 of the recalled cars were sold without one of their brake pads. Of the total recalled cars, 4,296 were sold to U.S. customers and 577 to Canadians. The issue was discovered during a warranty service on a rental Sonic. Customers that are eligible for the recall will be informed by mid-January. [MSNBC]