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Toyota and Honda Recall Another Million Vehicles for Faulty Takata Airbags

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Jarod Cassidy3 months ago

Damaged car with passenger door open and view of deployed airbags

Toyota and Honda have announced recalls affecting more than 1 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly Takata airbag inflators that can explode on deployment.

About the Honda and Toyota Recalls

These most recent recalls come after Takata announced another 3.3 million inflators are defective and needed to be recalled. In total, Takata-related recalls have included 69 million inflators equipped in 42 million vehicles manufactured by 19 automakers.

Defective Takata airbag inflators have been linked at least 20 deaths worldwide, with the majority occurring in the United States. The airbags have also been linked to more than 180 injuries.

Toyota says its recall will cover 601,000 vehicles in the U.S. while Honda will be recalling 465,000 vehicles.

Models Covered by the Honda and Toyota Recall Expansions

The following vehicles are covered by the Toyota and Honda recall expansions:

  • Toyota
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Toyota Corolla
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Toyota Matrix
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Scion xB
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Lexus IS 250
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Lexus IS 350
    • 2009, 2010 & 2013 Lexus IS-F
    • 2010 & 2013 Toyota 4-Runner
    • 2010 & 2013 Lexus IS 250 C
    • 2010 & 2013 Lexus IS 350 C
    • 2010 & 2013 Lexus GX 460
    • 2009-2010 Toyota Yaris
    • 2009-2010 Lexus ES 350
    • 2013 Toyota Sienna
  • Honda
    • 2009-2012 Honda Acura RL
    • 2009-2012 Honda Accord
    • 2009-2013 Acura TSC
    • 2009-2013 Honda Fit
    • 2009-2013 Honda Ridgeline
    • 2009-2013 Honda Pilot
    • 2009-2011 Honda Civic
    • 2009-2011 Honda CR-V
    • 2009-2011 Honda Element
    • 2010-2013 Honda Crosstour
    • 2010-2013 Honda Insight
    • 2010-2013 Acura ZDX
    • 2011-2013 Acura TSX
    • 2013 Honda FCX Clarity
    • 2013 Honda Fit EV

 

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