Over 44,000 Units of Kia Carens Recalled Over Potential Airbag Issue


New Delhi: Kia India on Tuesday said it is recalling 44,174 units of its latest model ‘Carens’ to inspect and fix any potential error in air bag control module software. As a responsible corporate, the company has decided to voluntarily recall the vehicles for inspection and if required, a software update will be provided free of cost, the automaker said in a statement. Kia India Records 69% Rise in Sales With 18,718 Units in May 2022.

The voluntary recall campaign is being undertaken to inspect any potential error in air bag control module software in the Carens, it added.

The company said it will directly reach out to the owners of the concerned vehicles to update them about this voluntary recall campaign. Customers of the affected vehicles would be required to get in touch with their respective Kia authorised dealers to schedule an appointment.

Kia India had launched the model, which comes with six and seven seating options, in February this year. The Carens comes powered by a 1.5 petrol, 1.4 litre petrol, and 1.5 diesel powertrains mated with three transmissions.

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