French automotive vehicle major Renault is recalling 50,000 units of its best marketing entry level tiny automobile Kwid in Bharat to rectify a faulty equipment and add a hose clip.
Renault Bharat is conducting a pre-emptive and voluntary examination of choose zero.8 L variants (800cc) of Kwid that were created up to the month of May 2016 from the of October 2015.
“As a precautionary move, a fuel hose clip is going to be intercalary to those choose cars along side the analysis of overall practicality of the equipment to mitigate any potential disruption of fuel offer,” the corporate aforementioned during a statement.
It additional aforementioned the affected cars are going to be inspected with none price to the purchasers and perform necessary measures if needed.
“We are contacting customers, requesting them to come back to dealerships to urge their cars inspected,” it added.
While the corporate didn’t give the elaborate information, sources aforementioned solely ten percent of the recalled cars were probably to possess been impacted by the problem.
Launched in September last year, Kwid has been successful for Renault in Bharat. Initially, the automobile was out there with 800 cc engine at a value of Rs2.7 to 3.7 lacs. Recently in August, a 1,000 cc engine variant was launched at Rs.3.95 lacs.
From April to September Renault sold 56,000 Kwids. This car is eating the market of Alto. Kwid is in the top ten selling cars in India.