Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced a voluntary recall for its two popular cars – Toyota Innova Crysta and Toyota Fortuner. Both the vehicles involve a faulty fuel hose routing. The recall affects a total of 2,628 units of MPV and SUV that were produced between July 18, 2016 and March 22, 2018. One must note that the recall exercise cover only petrol variants of the vehicles. If required, the faulty part will be replaced free of cost on the recall models.
The company says, “In line with its commitment to safety first and customer satisfaction, the company is implementing this recall in India. The recall is applicable to gasoline variants of the two models”. Read – ‘Toyota Compact’ Will Be the New Toyota Car Brand For Emerging Markets
It was just May 2018 that the Japanese carmaker recalled the Innova Crysta to inspect and repair the wire harness. The recall included units produced between April 2016 and January 2018. The company also recalled Fortuner manufactured between October 2016 and November 2017. Read – 5 Reasons Why Toyota Fortuner Is India’s Best-Selling Premium SUV
In June 2018, Toyota Innova Crysta and Fortuner registered sales of 6,426 units and 2,041 units respectively. The company recorded total sales of 13,088 units as against 1,973 units of the same month last year. In the last six months, the Japanese carmaker reported growth of 23 per cent as opposed to the same period of the previous year. Read – Upcoming Toyota Fortuner Rivals In India
Toyota’s newly-launched Yaris has also been generating volume for the company. In May 2018, the Yaris (2,843 units) outsold its arch rivals – Honda City that recorded a sales of 2,763 units. However, the latter surpassed the former in June with a significant margin of 1,963 units.
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