Homegrown Utility Vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra announced a recall of its NuvoSport and new-generation Scorpio SUVs in the country, in order to fix a problem with the fuel hose. The recall includes all the new-gen Scorpio manufactured till June 2016. This recall will include proactive inspection and repairing of the fluid hose placed in the engine compartment of the above mentioned vehicles.
Speaking on this Mahindra & Mahindra said, "As an endeavour to ensure a hassle free experience for its customers, the company is proactively carrying out this activity. This action is also in compliance with SIAM's voluntary code on vehicle recall."
The owners of the affected products will be contacted by the company’s executive and the vehicles will go through a thorough inspection and repair will be made free of cost. In the month of August, Mahindra recalled some of its Rexton that is under SsangYong in India, due to the faulty rear driveshaft. It is just a precautionary activity as stated by the company and will inspect and make the necessary changes of components if necessary will be done free of cost.
Launched in April this year, Mahindra NuvoSport is a tweaked version of the Quanto that compete with the likes of takes on the likes of Ford EcoSport and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The NuvoSport is powered by a mHawk100 1.5-litre three-cylinder diesel mill, which is good to develop 100 bhp of power with 240 Nm of peak torque.
The new Mahindra Scorpio launched in September 2015. The SUV is power packed with 2.5-litre 4 cylinder m2DiCr diesel and a 2.2 litre mHawk power unit. The base trim derive its power from a 2.5-litre engine, which is tuned to dish out a maximum power of 75 bhp and a peak torque of 195 Nm, while other variants derive their power from 2.2 litre mHawk unit that is capable to belt out out 120 bhp with 280 Nm of top spin.