Maruti Suzuki India has announced a recall for 19,731 units of Eeco to rectify the ‘incorrect marking of wheel rim size’. The recall has been issued on the Eeco units, manufactured between 19th July 2021 and 5th October 2021 that have incorrectly marked wheel rim size. The company clarified that this issue has no impact on the vehicle’s performance, safety or the environment.
Affected vehicle owners will be receiving communication from Maruti Suzuki authorized workshops for vehicle inspection and necessary rectification, if wheel rim size marking is found incorrect.
Else, customers can visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Maruti’s official website and fill in their vehicle chassis number (MA3 followed by 14-digit alpha-numeric number) to check if their vehicle needs any attention in this regard. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also mentioned in the vehicle invoice/registration documents.
Completed over a decade in India, the Maruti Suzuki Eeco price starts from Rs 4.53 lakh and goes up to Rs 4.94 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom). The company also offers a CNG variant and seven-seater variant of Eeco, available at Rs 5.89 lakh and Rs 4.82 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom) respectively.
Maruti Suzuki introduced the Eeco with a passenger-side airbag as standard a few months back. The Eeco uses 1.2-litre petrol and CNG variants. The former produces 72 hp power and 98 Nm torque, while the latter generates 62 hp power and 85 Nm torque. A five-speed manual transmission is offered on all the variants.