Japanese auto maker Nissan has recalled 12,000 vehicles in India over engine switch and airbag issues.

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The recall includes models like Nissan's small car Micra and mid-size sedan Sunny, which were manufactured between June 2013 and March 2015, reports ET Auto. This is said to be part of the company's global exercise, which recalled around 270,000 cars worldwide. The engine switches of the affected models will be replaced free of cost.

The report citing Nissan spokesperson states that the vehicles with faulty airbags are in small number when considering the total number of vehicles recalled. The affected vehicles' airbags have been made by Takata.

Recent Vehicle Recalls in India:


Honda Car recalled 575 units of CR-V, which were manufactured in 2004, and 10,805 units of Accord that were made between 2003 and 2007 to fix a problem with airbags.


Mahindra recalled its XUV500 in India after users complained of alloy wheel breaks.


Maruti Suzuki recalled 19,780 units of Alto 800 and 13,318 units of Alto K10, which were manufactured between 8 December and 18 February, 2014, over faulty hand-door latch.


Renault recalled 646 units of its Pulse hatchback and the diesel Scala sedan to fix a problem with its airbags.

General Motors recalled its executive sedan Cruze over a faulty drive shaft.