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Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Recalled Due to this Major Issue?

Yet another recall from India’s biggest carmaker MSIL and this time it’s the cars from the golden ages that have come under fire. Maruti Suzuki India Limited has issued a recall for over 7,000 units of the Baleno RS which has been in existence since 2015.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
  • According to the official recall documents the affected units were manufactured between October 27, 2016, and November 1, 2019.
  • The reason behind the recall was cited to be a possible defect in the vacuum pump that assists in braking.
  • The Baleno RS which was last produced in 2020 came with 4 disc brakes.
  • This also happens to be the second recall for Maruti this year.
  • However, with the car now discontinued, it still remains in high demand in the used car market.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz RS
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz RS
  • With its debut in 2015, it did a lot of damage to the cult created by the Volkswagen Polo which was introduced almost 5 yrs prior to its launch.
  • Although, If you remember, Maruti had introduced the RS versions of 2 of its best sellers Baleno and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.
  • The Baleno sported a 1.0l booster jet engine while the Ciaz had a 1.5L petrol engine and only had cosmetic updates in the form of a company fitted spoiler and the RS badging.
  • While the Baleno RS had a turbocharged engine accompanied by cosmetic updates.

So, what are your thoughts on the recall? Will you buy a second-hand Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS? Do let us know in the comment section below

Jaskaran Singh Bhola
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