17,362 components of Maruti Suzuki’s six well-liked automobiles, comprising the Alto K10, Baleno, S-Presso, Eeco, Brezza, and Grand Vitara, have been recalled. The business claims that equipment with a defective airbag microprocessor that were produced respectively December 8, 2022, and January 12, 2023 have been notified and replaced. Customers of the concerned cars have been advised by the automaker not to drive or use them until the questionable part has been replaced.


According to Maruti Suzuki’s formal announcement, “it is thought that there is a probable flaw in the concerned part, which in very rare instances can culminate in none of the airbags and safety seat belt buckle, in the occurrence of a vehicle catastrophe.” Owners of the affected models will be contacted by the firm, and the part will be replaced free of charge.


The Indo-Japanese manufacturer has raised pricing across the board by approximately 1.1 %. The revised pricing took effect on January 16, 2023. According to reports, fresh administrative regulations and hyperinflation are to blame for the most additional premium increase. The Nexa line from Maruti Suzuki has seen a price increase of up to Rs 25,000. The Ciaz and Ignis saw price increases of Rs 20,000 and Rs 25,000, correspondingly, while the Baleno and XL6 had a price increase of Rs 12,000 and Rs 25,000, including both.


The recently released Maruti Grand Vitara has not undergone any alterations. The cost of the mid-size SUV remains between Rs. 10.45 lakh and Rs. 19.49 lakh (all, ex-showroom). It is the first small SUV in India to offer CNG as a fuel choice.


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