Honda Cars India recalls 2.24 lakh vehicles over defective airbags

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Honda Cars India will recall approximately 2.24 lakh units of the CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz, manufactured between 2003 and 2012 to replace faulty airbag inflators. This is one of the largest exercises in the country. The recall is a part if Honda’s global initiative to replace faulty airbags.

Honda Cars India will voluntarily replace airbag inflators of 2,23,578 vehicles of previous generations of CR-V, Civic, City and Jazz. Globally, Honda had announced recall of over two million units to replace faulty airbags provided by its supplier Takata Corp.

The exercise will cover:

  • 13,073 units of CR-V manufactured between 2004-11
  • 54,290 units of Civic sedan produced between 2003-2012
  • 1,40,508 units of its popular sedan City made between 2007 and 2012
  • 15,707 units of premium hatchback Jazz manufactured between 2009 and 2011

In India itself, a total of 10,85,064 vehicles have been recalled by various companies ever since the Takata controversy started.

With inputs from PTI

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