Maruti Suzuki Recalls Over 21,000 Units of New Dzire
New Delhi, December 11: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), India’s largest car maker has called or a service campaign for over 21,000 units of its compact sedan Dzire. The latest drive is to check a possible fault in the rear wheel hub. 21,494 units of the Dzire that were manufactured between February 23 and July 10, 2017 will be covered under the service campaign. “Starting October 3, 2017, owners of the vehicles included in this service campaign will be contacted by dealers for inspection and replacement of the faulty part,” the notice said.
The notice further stated that the inspection and replacement will be done free of cost for the customers. The third generation Dzire was launched in May this year. In October, Dzire crossed one lakh unit sales milestone in just five-and-a-half months of its launch. The Dzire is also equipped with features like SmartPlay infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror-link technology.
The Dzire is one of the bestselling models for Maruti Suzuki. It has been the company’s fastest selling car to achieve the one lakh sales milestone. Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 154,600 units in November 2017, growing 14.1% over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 145,300 units in the domestic market and 9,300 units of exports and sold a total of 135,550 units in November 2016.
Maruti Suzuki India posted 3.4 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 2,484.3 crore for the second quarter ended September 30. The company reported a net profit of Rs 2,401.5 crore for the same period of previous fiscal. As per reports, net sales rose 21.8 per cent to Rs 21,438.1 crore for the quarter under review, as against Rs 20,048.6 crore a year ago, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.