Recall Notice: Hyundai Verna CVT Variant in India

Recall Notice: Hyundai Verna CVT Variant in India

Hyundai India has taken a proactive approach by initiating a recall for specific iVT models of the Verna sedan, which are equipped with a CVT gearbox, to address a potential error in the electronic oil pump controller (EOP controller). Hyundai's commitment to guaranteeing customer safety and satisfaction is emphasized by this recall underscoring the brand's commitment to upholding high standards in its automobile manufacturing.

Recall Details

The recall notification issued by Hyundai is specifically targeted at owners of Verna sedans equipped with a CVT gearbox. These owners are being advised to schedule an inspection at their nearest Hyundai-authorised dealership to assess the EOP controller and, if necessary, replace it. This service is being offered free of cost demonstrating Hyundai's commitment to customer safety and satisfaction.

Recall Notice: Hyundai Verna CVT Variant in India - photograph
Hyundai Verna CVT

Industry Context

In line with Hyundai's recall, the car industry is putting a greater focus on taking proactive measures to address potential safety risks.  The necessity of such measures in guaranteeing and maintaining high vehicle safety standards is further shown by Kia India's recent recall of Seltos SUVs due to a related problem. The manufacturers' dedication to putting the safety and happiness of their customers first is evident in these recalls.

Hyundai Verna Specifications

The Hyundai Verna, launched in March 2023, is available in four variants: EX, S, SX, and SX (O). There are two 1.5-liter gasoline engines available for the sedan: a naturally aspirated version and a turbo version. A variety of gearbox options are available to match these engines such as a six-speed manual, six-speed automatic, seven-speed DCT, and iVT/CVT. With a starting ex-showroom price of Rs. 11 lakh, the Verna continues to be a popular choice in the mid-size sedan segment.

Hyundai has demonstrated that consumer safety and satisfaction are its top priorities as seen by the preventive recall of the Verna vehicle. Owners of the affected models are encouraged to promptly contact their nearest Hyundai dealerships to schedule the required service, which will be provided at no cost. Hyundai's commitment to maintaining strict safety regulations and guaranteeing its customers' peace of mind is demonstrated by this recall.