Mahindra and Mahindra has issued a recall on the Ssangyong Rexton in the country. The vehicles covered in the recall include those built before September 2014, due to an issue in the drivetrain. According to the automaker, there can be a loss of torque in the rear driveshaft in the Rexton. The Mahindra staff will contact all the affected Ssangyong Rexton customers to rectify the issue as soon as possible.
The homegrown carmaker has not disclosed the number of units that are being affected by the recall. The recall activity will be free of cost across the Mahindra dealerships in the country. The faulty part will be replaced after inspecting the vehicle thoroughly. The car maker claims that to ensure a hassle-free experience for the customers, it will proactively carry out the recall activity and the activity is in compliance with SIAM's voluntary code on vehicle recall.
Mahindra and Mahindra owns the Korean car maker Ssangyong and sells its vehicle through the former's dealership networks. The SsangYong Rexton is equipped with the 2.7 L, diesel engine that produces power in two states of tune - 162 hp and the 184 hp. The company launched the Rexton in October 2012, which is priced between Rs. 21 to Rs. 25 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.
Mahindra is also planning to launch the next-generation Ssangyong Rexton, codenamed Y400, later this year. The SUV will first debut at the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show in October and is said to underpin an all-new ladder frame chassis.