Honda Cars India has issued a voluntary recall of 3,879 units of CVT (automatic) variants of Honda City manufactured from Feb'14 to Nov'14 in the country. The Japanese automaker is recalling 3879 City sedans to update the software that manages the continuously variable transmission (CVT) as part of Honda’s recall campaign in several regions globally. The CVT control software will be updated to optimize the Hydraulic Pressure applied to the CVT.
The software will be updated free of cost at all the company authorized dealerships across India from 24th October 2015 and the company will communicate with customers directly. The customers can also check whether their car is covered under this campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company’s website. Just so you know, Honda's next big ticket launch in India would be the BR-V compact crossover, which would be taking on the likes of Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, Maruti S-Cross and Nissan Terrano.
Recently, it was learnt that Honda BR-V would make its Indian debut at the 2016 Auto Expo in February. The production for the India-spec model is expected to start around April 2016, and needless to say, it would arrive in both petrol and diesel guises with Honda's both 1.5L motors at the helm. Honda BR-V's interior elements are resemble to the new Jazz, with identical plastic quality and equipments. Additionally, the Japanese automaker is also expected to launch the all-new Civic sedan in the Indian market, which had its world premiere last month, and is in its 10th generation. New Honda Civic, just like the all-new Jazz, could well be re-launched in the country, albeit by 2016 end.