Report - Chevrolet Cruze silently recalled in India

05/12/2014 - 10:18 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

A faulty PVC braket is to blame. 

According to a report on Car Toq, General Motors is carrying out a recall program for the Cruze executive sedan to replace its PVC bracket that holds the wiring in place in the engine bay. Cruze owners has already been asked to bring their cars for replacing the affected part, a job that will take about two hours time, and will be carried out at no charge to the customer.

2013 Chevrolet Cruze facelift India front
The Cruze got a very minor refresh which focussed on subtle changes to the front.

The Cruze is available in India solely as a diesel model, powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 166 bhp and 380 Nm of torque. It is paired either to a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic.

A mildly refreshed Cruze with subtle changes to the front was launched earlier this, though it hasn't really helped push sales of the car. The car sells about 130 units per month on an average, which despite being a respectable figure in its shrinking segment, is still a third of what the Hyundai Elantra sells.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze front quarters at Guangzhou Auto Show 2014
The next generation Cruze went on sale in China recently.

Also read: Chevrolet Cruze Chrome Special Edition showcased in Thailand

Last year saw GM India recall the Tavera, Sail U-VA and Sail sedan, the former having led to a legal case against the American carmaker who botched up emission tests of the MUV.

[Source - CarToq]

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