156,000 Mazda cars and crossover SUVs added to Takata airbag recall

156,000 Mazda cars and crossover SUVs added to Takata airbag recall

Mazda on Tuesday said that an additional 156,000 cars and crossover SUVs are subject to an increasingly massive recall to replace defective airbag components built by automotive supplier Takata.

The latest recall covers 2010-2013 Mazda 6 sedans, 2010-12 Mazda CX-7 crossover SUVs, 2010-2015 Mazda CX-9 crossover SUVs, and 2011 Mazda RX-8 sports cars.

The Mazda vehicles affected by the latest round of recalls have passenger-side airbag inflators that may explode in the event of a crash, which could send shrapnel toward the vehicle’s occupants. The Takata recall has affected nearly every major automaker due to defective airbag inflators that are prone to degradation in climates with higher humidity or more temperature cycling…Read more on TheCarConnection.com

Sean Reyes156,000 Mazda cars and crossover SUVs added to Takata airbag recall