Toyota India has made an announcement that it will recall 119 units of its Camty sedan in the country over faulty front suspension. The recalled 119 units are manufactured between March and July 2011, i.e. all these are previous generation model of this luxury sedan as the company launched the new model of Camry in India in 2012. All these units of the sedan were made in Japan and brought to India enroute CBU.
This recall affects around 1.7 Lakh units of this luxury sedan worldwide; Though, in India, its effect is quite minimal as only 119 units have to be inspected for the possibility of a defective front suspension system. However, no buyer has registered a complaint as of now about the same to the company. Toyota dealerships would contact the concerned customers and the replacement work would be done free of cost, if needed. The company, around half a year back, also recalled around 45,000 units of Innova MPV over a faulty cable on the steering wheel.
Toyota Camry has received multiple facelifts from the company in span of 2-3 years. The recalled units are of previous generation Camry as the company introduced the new Camry in 2012, following it with the launch of the hybrid version of this sedan next year. At the recently concluded 2014 Moscow Motor Show, the company raised the curtain off its latest iteration of Camry sedan, which is expected to hit the Indian shores by the mid of 2015. Toyota Camry sedan in-house a 2.5L, 4-cylinder petrol motor which is good enough for 178 bhp of power and 233Nm of torque. The hybrid variant, too, uses the same engine, except for the addition of an electric motor and the combined power output is 202 bhp.