Maruti Suzuki Cars Silently Recalled In India Over Steering Column Replacement?

Maruti Suzuki seemed to have silently recalled a number of models in the Indian market. According to reports, the company is said to be looking at replacing a faulty steering column on a few of their popular models in the Indian market.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

The Maruti Suzuki cars which seem to have been recalled include the Swift, Dzire, Baleno, Vitara Brezza and the S-Cross. According to reports, the steering column on the above-mentioned models seems to have a problem where the steering wheel doesn't come back to its original position after being turned while taking a corner.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

The company hasn't announced any official statement regarding the recall. However, Rushlane has come across an internal document which showcases the cars affected, along with their VIN number, model code and engine type. According to the documents, all affected vehicles will get a replacement of the steering wheel at no cost to the customers.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

The company recently announced a price cut on some of the popular models in the Indian market. These include all the above models along with the Tour S versions and the Ignis. The price cut of Rs 5000 from Maruti Suzuki is due to the recent reduction in corporate tax cuts, which has been passed on to the customers — here are the details.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch its brand new entry-level hatchback, the S-Presso in the Indian market on the 30th September. The new Maruti S-Presso comes with a completely fresh design, borrowed from the ‘Future-S' concept showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo.

The Maruti S-Presso will be placed above the Alto K10 in the brand's product lineup. It will take on rivals such as the upcoming Renault Kwid facelift (launching on 1st October) and the Datsun redi-GO in the market.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

The new Maruti S-Presso comes with a 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. This is the same engine which also powers the Alto K10. However, the engine version on the S-Presso has been updated to comply with the upcoming BS-VI emission norms. It produces the same 68bhp and 90Nm of torque, mated to either a five-speed manual or an optional AGS automatic transmission — here are the details.

Maruti Cars Recalled In India For Steering Column Replacement: Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Swift, Dzire & More Affected

Thoughts On The Maruti Cars Silent Recall In India

Maruti Suzuki seems to have recalled specific models in the Indian market. These cars will be checked and serviced for any faulty parts, free of cost to the customer. However, there is no official statement of any sort from the brand regarding the recall in the market.

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Article Published On: Sunday, September 29, 2019, 13:56 [IST]
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