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Toyota, Nissan Expand Takata Airbag Recall Again

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Today, Nissan and Toyota both announced expansions of their recalls over defective Takata airbags, including nearly 1 million vehicles in the North America.

Toyota announced it would add approximately 637,000 vehicles in the U.S. to its Takata airbag recall, including two of its most popular models: the RAV4 SUV and Corolla sedan.

Related: NHTSA Updates Recall Website After Probe

This expansion includes:

  • 160,000 model-year 2004-05 Toyota RAV4 SUVs
  • 177,000 model-year 2003-04 Toyota Tundra trucks and Sequoia SUVs
  • 300,000 model-year 2006-07 Toyota Corolla sedans, Matrix hatchbacks, Sequoia SUVs, Tundra trucks and Lexus SC convertibles; this group of vehicles is only being recalled in certain areas with high humidity, including Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Virgin Islands and Hawaii.

Nissan’s airbag recall expansion covers an additional 326,000 vehicles in North America and includes the model-year 2004-07 Sentra sedan in the U.S.

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