Volkswagen Recalls 3,877 Units of Vento Diesel Models in India

After encountering an excessive amount of Carbon Monoxide (CO) emission from the VW Vento sedan, Volkswagen India has initiated recall of 3877 Vento diesel sedans in the country, suspending the sales for the time being. The recall has been made on the Vento diesel that comes powered by the new 1.5-litre engine with a manual transmission. The matter came into light by a normal investigation carried by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), wherein the Vento diesel model was detected with emitting excessive CO. As of now, VW India will take immediate action and look into the matter seriously.

Moreover, Volkswagen India has stated in a recent official statement that the analysis of the problem is going on and all technical measures will be taken in order to resolve the inconsistent emission levels. The company is also seeking the approval from the Govt. for the future sales and production of the Vento model.

Volkswagen Vento Diesel Rear

Volkswagen is into severe trouble since it got red handed in the popular diesel scandal worldwide.The company went through severe loss and had to recall around 4 Lakh units manufactured between the years 2008 to 2015. The brands includes Audi and Skoda were also powered by the VW’s EA 189 family engine.

However, the recall is concerned only with the Vento diesel manual variant and petrol variants remain unaffected throughout the lineup. The company should act fast as the upcoming Ameo sedan will be powered by the same engine. More details are yet to come from the German Automaker.

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