Maruti Suzuki has issued a voluntary recall of over 1200 units of its cars in the Indian market. The models affected are the new-generation Swift hatchback and the Dzire sedan. The cars in question were produced between May7 and July 5, 2018. The reason for the recall is the concern related to a possible fault in the airbag controller unit.
The Indo-Japanese carmaker has confirmed that the recall exercise will begin on July 25, 2018. Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact the owners of the affected vehicles for inspection and replacement of the faulty component. If the vehicle needs a repair, it will be done free of cost by the carmaker. Check Out – Maruti Future S Concept Pictures & Details
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In order to find out whether your car is a part of recall or not, one has to log on to Maruti Suzuki’s website and submit the car’s chassis number. The chassis number is marked on the ID plate of the vehicle or written in the vehicle invoice/registration documents. Customers can also directly connect to Maruti Suzuki dealer to verify if their vehicle is part of the recall exercise. Read: Maruti e-Survivor Mini SUV Concept Revealed
This, however, isn’t the first time the carmaker recall the new Swift. In May 2018, the Indo-Japanese carmaker recalled 52,686 units of the new-generation Swift and Baleno to inspect a possible defect with the brake vacuum hose. Read – Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars In India
While the Maruti Suzuki Swift comes in the price range of Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 8.29 lakh, and the Dzire costs between Rs 5.56 lakh and Rs 9.43 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Fitting in shoes of its predecessor, the new Swift kicks off really well and achieved over 1 lakh sales milestone in just 145 days of its arrival. The record marked by the hatchback made it the fastest model to achieve this milestone in the country. Launched in May 2017, the new-generation Maruti Dzire crossed the 1 lakh unit sales figures in just five months. Currently, it’s the top-selling subcompact sedan in the country.
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