Hyundai and KIA withdraw more than half a million cars

Hyundai and KIA withdraw more than half a million cars


Six models of the brands Hyundai and KIA to be recalled due to various defects. Just service campaign will affect 642 272 the car due to engine problems and failure of one of the passive safety systems, according to the Ministry of state territories, infrastructure and transport of South Korea.

The service centers send vans Hyundai Grand Starex, commercial 2 Porter and van Solati due to “galloping” of revolutions of the motor and Kia Sorento, which becomes unstable the system will prevent head-on collisions.


A week earlier, due to problems with the 2.4 turbo engine and a 2.0 Hyundai and KIA recalled more than 300 thousand vehicles in Canada. Repair needed Hyundai Sonata (2011-2019), Santa Fe (2019) and Santa Fe Sport (2013-2018), the Veloster (2019) and Tucson (2014, 2015, 2019), as well as the new Kia Optima, Sorento and Sportage.

In October of this year it was reported that Hyundai and KIA have promised a lifetime warranty on the “problem” motors family Theta II, which South Korea’s cars might catch fire. Only in the North American market, there were over three thousand such cases and the number of victims is estimated in tens.

It is still unknown whether the touch recall of cars sold in other countries. In KIA Optima, Sportage and Sorento are equipped with upgraded engines, Theta II, and no cases of fire were recorded.

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