Toyota set to recall 819,598 cars in China due to faulty airbags

Toyota will recall 819,598 vehicles in China due to defective airbags installed in several models, the country's quality watchdog said today.

PTI| Updated: Oct 28, 2016, 16:45 PM IST
Toyota set to recall 819,598 cars in China due to faulty airbags

Beijing: Toyota will recall 819,598 vehicles in China due to defective airbags installed in several models, the country's quality watchdog said today.

The models affected were the Vios, Corolla, Corolla Ex and Yaris, built between May 1, 2007, and August 29, 2013, according to a report filed to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

The defective vehicles were equipped with airbags whose inflators could rupture, causing risks of injury, the report said.

The recall will start from November 30, 2016, and Toyota dealers will change the faulty parts at no charge, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.