Tue, 06 Dec 2022 05:19 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki, a well-known automaker in India, has recalled 9,125 vehicles that were produced between November 2, 2022, and November 28, 2022. Several well-known SUVs and sedans, including Ciaz, Brezza, Ertiga, XL6, and Grand Vitara were called back as they have some issues with the seat belt.
According to the company, one of the child parts of the shoulder height adjuster assembly of front-row seat belts in the impacted units may be defective. The flaw may result in seat belt disassembly. It also added the showrooms will contact the concerned owners and will let them know about the further process and give them immediate attention.
"Considering our customers' safety and exercising extreme caution, the company has decided to recall the suspected vehicles for inspection and free replacement of the faulty part," the company said in a statement.
The company recently debuted its premium SUV Grand Vitara with some luxury features. The car has a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with mild hybrid technology that produces 103 bhp and 137 Nm of torque. It is also available with a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder strong hybrid engine paired to an e-CVT (borrowed from Toyota) capable of producing 116 bhp and 122 Nm of torque.
Grand Vitara has seen a tremendous response from Indian customers. According to a report, the company has over 56,000 pending orders for the car and the waiting period is a record high.
Headlamps with halogen projectors and LED DRLs, 17-inch steel wheels with wheel covers, rear spoiler Silver skid plates on the front and rear, Interior is a two-tone black-brown. In the instrument cluster, there is a 4.2-inch TFT display. Adjustable steering wheel tilt and telescopic, Wing mirrors that are electrically adjustable, Controls on the steering wheel, Keyless entry and departure, Air conditioning in automobiles, Rear AC vents, a centre armrest in the back, a 60:40 split and reclining rear seat, Airbags on both sides, ABS and EBD, Parking sensors in the rear, ISOFIX mounts, ESP with hill hold, and 3-point seatbelts for all seats are some of the prominent features in the car.