Hyundai and Kia Motors called back their cars.
Hyundai has decided to withdraw 4.71 lakh Tos SUVs from the market to rectify the electrical short-in-computer malfunction. At the same time, Kia has recalled the Sorento SUV.
- January 10, 2021, 8:18 PM IST
Hyundai recalled this car – Hyundai has decided to withdraw 4.71 lakh SUVs from the market to rectify the electrical short-in in the computer. Due to this disturbance, the vehicle may catch fire. Earlier in September, the company had called back from the vehicle market in the US due to the same mess. Now the company has warned the vehicle owners that they should park their SUV out in the open till the problem is rectified.
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The company has recalled the manufactured vehicles from the market during 2016 to 2018. Apart from this, Hyundai Tuso SUV manufactured during 2020 to 2021 has been withdrawn from the market. These vehicles have anti-lock brake system computers, which are prone to electrical short. This can cause a fire. However, such models that have Hyundai’s Smart Cruise Control feature have not been withdrawn from the market.Also read: Datsun is giving special January offer, customers are getting up to 40 thousand discount
KIA brought back these vehicles- The Kia Sorento SUV (built between 2014 and 2015), Kia Optima sedan (built between 2013 and 2015) and Hyundai Santa Fe SUV (built between 2013 and 2015) are vehicles that have been recalled in the US and Canada. Kia told that there have been 8 such accidents.