Maruti Suzuki is in news again and that to for a recall and it is probably one of the biggest one in company’s history. India’s largest car maker has issued a recall of 75,419 units of Baleno premium hatchback and 1961 units of Dzire AMT aka AGS. The company will be recalling Baleno to fix the airbag issue and Dzire AMT to inspect and replace a faulty fuel filter.
Both Petrol and diesel powered Baleno has been recalled while the former manufactured between August 3, 2015 and May 17, 2016 will get faulty airbag rectified and diesel between August 3, 2015 and March 22, 2016 will be inspected for a defective fuel filter as well. The recall accounts 17,231 exported units as well.
Apart from Baleno hatchback, the AGS (Auto gear shift) aka AMT variant of diesel Dzire compact sedan which was produced between August 3rd 2015 and March 22nd 2016 will be inspected for a faulty fuel filter. To see if your Dzire is a part of recall of not just go to company’s official website and fill the 14 digit chassis number located on vehicle ID plate.
If you need to check about Baleno then visit www.nexaexperience.com and follow the same aforementioned procedure to get the required information. The inspection and replacement free will be done free of cost and Maruti will start contacting the affected customers from 31st May 2016.
The Baleno hatchback is available with Maruti’s conventional range of engines 1.2l Petrol and 1.3l DDIs diesel. It is loaded with plethora of features and standard safety aids which help it to cross 1 lakh bookings in no time. During the upcoming festive season Maruti will be launching sports version of Baleno christened as RS Baleno with 1.0l Turbocharged petrol engine. Just to recall, Maruti issued a recall of 20,427 units of its premium crossover S-cross to reinstate faulty brake parts.
|Comparison of Maruti Suzuki Baleno|
|Comparison of Maruti Suzuki Baleno variants|